Drive, discover, design – QUT @ World Science Festival: Test your driving skills, pilot rubbish-recovering reef robots, and DIY strawberry DNA – these are some of the fun QUT science activities in store for visitors to the Street Science! showcase at this month's World Science Festival Brisbane.
2016 Brexit/Trump election results driven by fear & loathing: In 2016 voters in the US and the UK defied expert predictions with the Vote Leave campaign winning for the UK to leave the European Union (Brexit) and the election of President Donald Trump. A world-first QUT-led study reveals why.
Women in STEMM: Barriers and Opportunities: QUT Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Margaret Sheil has pledged to make QUT the most gender-equitable university in the country, during an International Women’s Day lunch address.
Floods and fires: getting evacuation messages across: New QUT Business School research has found women want more information from authorities during natural disasters and are more likely than men to respond to official warnings.
Professor Marilyn Campbell (pictured above), Associate Professor Martin Obschonka, Professor Selena Bartlett, Associate Gary Mortimer and Professor Margaret Sheil were all in the news. These and QUT’s other media highlights of the week can be found here.
TedXBrisbane also took to Twitter to share a talk by Dr Trudi Collet on her fascinating research into an Australian native plant that can kill the Zika virus.
March 21: QUT Business Leaders' Forum - Christine Holgate @ Hilton Brisbane
March 21-25: QUT @ World Science Festival Brisbane
March 22: Bespoke Bodies @ World Science Festival Brisbane
March 24-25: Street Science @ World Science Festival Brisbane
March 20-22: Science and Engineering Challenge 2018 World Science Festival @ South Bank
March 22: The Future of Robotics Alumni Event @ Gardens Point
Now-March 25: STEEL: art design architecture (free) @ QUT Art Museum
April 18-19: Übercamp 2018 @ Twin Waters Resort, Sunshine Coast
Media release date: Monday, March 12, 2018
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