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24 May 2022

VR a tool to give better quality of life in aged care

A toolkit to help aged care facilities integrate virtual reality into the lives of residents is being launched tomorrow (Wednesday 25 May). It’s an outcome of a QUT Design Lab-led trial conducted in aged care facilities in Queensland and Victoria which gave people the chance to revisit their past and explore new worlds or activities using the technology.

23 May 2022

Brisbane scientists awarded US funding to help fight new viruses like COVID & Monkeypox

A team of Brisbane scientists led by QUT’s Dr Nathan Boase has been awarded a U.S. Department of Defense global grant to investigate a new method to prevent emerging viruses like COVID-19 and Monkeypox from being able to spread through human cells during new pandemics.

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