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QUT-trained filmmakers flying high with Virgin Australia

28-11-2019 As part of a collaboration to foster budding filmmakers, 10 short films created by QUT students and graduates have been chosen by Virgin Australia to show on its in-flight screens, to a potential audience of more than 24 million people over a year.

Enzyme discovery could keep tonnes of polyester from landfill

27-11-2019 QUT researchers have found a treatment to extract and reuse polyester from polyester/wool mix fabrics to help prevent some of the 92 million tonnes of textiles dumped every year going to landfill.

QUT Blueprint 6: A plan for the university for the real world

26-11-2019 The new Queensland University of Technology strategic plan sets out the university’s priorities for the next five years to provide world-class transformative education and research.

TV still rules for Christmas ads but social media gaining

22-11-2019 Television may be the medium of choice for many brands to run their Christmas campaigns, but the most successful use social media platforms as well while some are eschewing 'The Box' altogether.

Football success no overnight feat for women: QUT researchers

21-11-2019 Hot on the heels of the recent announcement that the Football Federation Australia had granted pay parity for the Matildas, which made news worldwide, QUT researchers have produced the first comprehensive history of the women’s game in Australia.

Never fear, humans have a place in the digital future

08-11-2019 The future impacts of automation and artificial intelligence (AI) on the lives of human beings will be one of the hot topics at a symposium on in Brisbane and supported by QUT next week.

Lights, cameras, action: Gold Coast ready for its close-up

01-11-2019 It’s Australia’s largest non-capital city and attracts creatives like moths to a flame. Now researchers from QUT’s Creative Industries faculty have been commissioned by City of Gold Coast to conduct a study into the region’s independent screen production.

Mobile app ‘niggle’ launched as mental health resource for young people

31-10-2019 yourtown has unveiled mental health technology that makes it dramatically easier and faster for teenagers and young people to access evidence based wellness resources at their fingertips through the ‘niggle by Kids Helpline’ mobile app.

Stellar QUT Alumnus wins $140,000 John Monash scholarship

31-10-2019 A QUT Creative Industries alumnus pioneering the use of emerging technologies to make the world a better place, and who has also come up with a solution to help the music industry spot online talent, has been named a John Monash Scholar for 2020.

Snap! How the camera took over the world

22-10-2019 Photographs tell a story beyond words. They can entertain, scandalise, educate and generate emotion. Billions of images are produced worldwide every day yet little is often known about how or why they were produced and by whom.


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