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Treating domestic violence perpetrators: a new approach

29-05-2018 A QUT researcher is hoping to develop a new treatment approach for men who act violently towards their intimate partners.

New CARRS-Q study uses virtual reality to measure drug driving behaviour

25-05-2018 A new study investigating drug driving awareness using virtual reality is aiming to measure if young drivers adopt safer and more responsible driving behaviour. 

Cyclist/motorist crashes worse at stop/give way junctions

24-05-2018 Cyclists are being more seriously hurt in crashes with motor vehicles at intersections with ‘Stop’ or ‘Give-way’ signs than at intersections with traffic signals or without any signage, a QUT study has found.

People with dementia more likely to go missing

24-05-2018 The tendency of people with dementia to wander and become lost has led QUT researchers to recommend a ‘Silver Alert’ system, similar to Amber Alerts for missing children, be activated when someone with the diagnosis of dementia is reported lost.

International award for QUT Head of Nursing

22-05-2018 QUT’s Professor Patsy Yates has become the first researcher from outside of North America to receive the prestigious Distinguished Researcher award from the international Oncology Nursing Society (ONS).

Drivers on the phone more cautious hands-free

22-05-2018 Drivers use “self-regulation” techniques like slowing down when they use their mobile phone hands-free while driving, according to a new QUT study of Brisbane drivers in a high-tech simulator.

Less can be more at the end of life

17-05-2018 Advances in medicine mean health care professionals can prolong life, yet some treatments have a low chance of providing tangible benefits to some patients, can result in a ‘bad death’ and represent a multi-million dollar cost to the public purse.

#QUTGivingDay to unlock extra $500,000

16-05-2018 QUT’s inaugural #QUTGivingDay enables anyone to support many vital projects from helping to save the Great Barrier Reef to supporting students in financial hardship.

Symposium provides insights into refugee resettlement

04-06-2018 A symposium held at QUT has highlighted the challenges faced by people from refugee backgrounds as they resettle into new cities such as Brisbane – and the importance of being embraced by the local community.

QUT breakthrough holds promise of longer, healthier life

14-05-2018 QUT researchers have developed a new drug that has the potential to dramatically slow the ageing process and delay, or even prevent, major diseases in humans, including cancer, Alzheimer’s, Type 2 Diabetes and arthritis.

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