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Humanitarian engineering at the heart of Darshana’s future

31-03-2020 Heard of humanitarian engineering?  Put simply, it’s using engineering skills to improve the lives of disadvantaged communities around the world.  And for QUT student Darshana Munasinghe, it’s daily inspiration for his future career.  

Not all bad news for businesses – adapt to survive

27-03-2020 With untold numbers of businesses across almost every sector closing because of COVID-19, some are finding ingenious ways to pivot and adapt, keep workers employed and provide valuable services or products to health authorities and the community.

Remote work: tips, tools, and techniques for making the shift

26-03-2020 The majority of the world is now shifting to remote work for the first time in history. For many people, this throws out existing routines and habits and may create new pressures for individuals, families, and teams.

Government, landlords, banks and businesses must protect casual workers

11-03-2020 Casual workers may be particularly vulnerable to the potential financial fallout from Covid-19’s predicted effect on business closures and mandatory isolation periods, says QUT Business School’s employment researcher Professor Paula McDonald.

Dragonflies awaken entrepreneurship spirit at QUT startup weekend

16-03-2020 The tiny particles on the wings of dragonflies have inspired a group of budding entrepreneurs at QUT to create a startup around the manufacture of an antibacterial coating killing germs at first touch.

QUT student wins national future leaders award

13-03-2020 QUT student Madison Birtchnell has been recognised as one of Australia’s top future graduate talents in a national award.

Australian employees strong on intrapreneurship: QUT research

10-03-2020 Australia leads the world in intrapreneurship according to the just released 2019/2020 Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) report comparing results from 50 countries. Australians are also keen to build wealth and make a difference.

Entrepreneurship weekend to inspire Brisbane start-ups

09-03-2020 Entrepreneur Chris Saad says a lesson for wannabe entrepreneurs is to seek out those who have started, tried, succeeded or failed but learnt from their experiences.

Retailers can deal with toilet paper crisis from the bottom up

06-03-2020 Toilet paper has become a precious resource thanks to Covid-19. Its intrinsic value has rocketed upwards immensely because it is now scarce, says QUT Acting Director of the Centre for Behavioural Economics, Society and Technology (BEST) Professor Rebekah Russell-Bennett.

CALL FOR PAPERS: IACCM Academic Symposiums on Commercial & Contract Management and Law: A Force for Disruption and Change

17-03-2020 The International Association for Contract and Commercial Management (IACCM) and the Queensland University of Technology Business School have the pleasure of inviting researchers, academics and practitioners to submit an original paper for the IACCM Academic Symposium on Contract & Commercial Management.

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