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Perception critical to women’s breast reconstruction decision making

When women undergo surgical treatment for breast cancer, they often also have reconstructive surgery but new QUT research reveals many women feel left out of the decision making.

First-year students start new chapter at uni

Years of hard work and goal-chasing will pay off for more than 12,000 new QUT students next week when they start university.

Over-the-counter asthma inhaler limits severe COVID-19

Australian researchers are part of a new Oxford University-led study that has found early treatment with a medication commonly used for asthma appears to substantially reduce the need for hospitalisation in people with COVID-19.

Blood biomarker detects COVID-19 severity – enables early triage

A new blood biomarker test developed by QUT’s Dr Arutha Kulasinghe that rapidly detects the severity of COVID-19 infections when a person with flu-like symptoms first presents to a clinic is being commercialised by an Australian biotech company.

Cycle of binge and abstinence lowers ability to control alcohol use

If holiday revelry led to a New Year’s resolution, made in hangover hell, to go easy on the alcohol this year, QUT researchers have some sobering news for you.

School leavers drive record number of QUT offers

QUT has made more than 11,600 QTAC offers to prospective new students for 2021 – a record number, as of mid-January, for a new university year.