Humour used to destigmatise death and promote community healing

Indigenous comedian Sean Choolburra is the voice behind a new QUT-led animation series that uses humour to help demystify and destigmatise palliative care and dying for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Jobs of the future: 255 Yr 11s & 12s to attend QUT STEM Summit

A record 255 high school students from across Queensland and New South Wales will head to uni over the September school holidays to take part in the 2022 QUT Future You STEM Summit.

Targeting e-Scooter offenders could reverse hospital trends

A police campaign targeting e-Scooter offenders being launched this week could help set new trends in both hospital emergency department presentations and e-mobility uptake, according to researchers.

Women want to hear from other patients before deciding on breast reconstruction

Women making critical decisions on breast reconstruction are more likely to seek out information from other patients on their experiences with new technology than rely on ‘expert’ advice according to a QUT study.

Driving safety expert researcher honoured with international award

QUT researcher, Professor Joanne Wood from the School of Optometry and Vision Science, was awarded the 2022 Oberdorfer Award for Low Vision Research for her extensive research, particularly on the impact of vision impairment on driving ability and safety, in the United States earlier this month.

​​​​​​​Single test could rule out heart attack in Indigenous Australians

QUT researchers have identified a way of more quickly determining the risk of a heart attack for Indigenous patients, which could fast-track their treatment and ease hospital overcrowding.