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‘Missing Middle’ offers new approach to housing

‘Missing Middle’ offers new approach to housing

4th June 2020

The days of urban McMansions are numbered and a QUT architecture lecturer says the solution to more flexible, affordable housing lies between a large home and a unit – the ‘missing middle’.

1 Jun 2020

Will COVID-19 mark the rise of automation?

The coronavirus pandemic has caused a massive surge in global unemployment. It has also highlighted the increasingly valuable role of automation in today’s world.

27 May 2020

Information technology features in short course offerings

Information technology, education and nursing short courses will be offered by Queensland University of Technology in response to the Federal government’s Higher Education Relief Package.

27 May 2020

Hospitality: A novel way to support a struggling industry

Rosie Nalder has always wanted to work in food. After a brief stint on MasterChef, the QUT Business graduate is now taking the menu into her own hands, helping the hospitality industry take back control from food delivery giants like Deliveroo and Uber Eats.   

26 May 2020

Gig economy may hold some hope for jobs in age of COVID-19

Hundreds of thousands of Australians are out of work as a result of COVID-19, but a QUT expert says some may find new jobs through digital platforms, particularly in areas like food delivery, writing, law, accountancy, home maintenance, IT or graphic design.