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Brisbane Airport named Australia’s first dementia-friendly airport at guide launch.

20-06-2017 Brisbane Airport was named Australia’s first dementia-friendly airport by Alzheimer’s Australia at the launch today in the International Terminal of a new guide to the airport for travellers with dementia.

Commercialisation deal for home-grown cancer saliva test

19-06-2017 QUT’s commercialisation arm, bluebox, has signed an agreement with multinational healthcare company MDxHealth to evaluate and develop a saliva-based test for the early detection of oral cancer.

Bridging the gap to take medicines to market

07-06-2017 QUT and Medical Technologies and Pharmaceutical Growth Centre (MTPConnect), together with a consortium of 14 partners including global pharmaceutical companies, venture capitalists, universities and industry associations, will officially launch The Bridge Program at an event at Fishburners in Sydney on Thursday (June 8), with opening address provided by The Honourable Lucy Wicks, Member for Robertson.

Brisbane researchers discover native Australian plant can kill Zika virus

01-06-2017 QUT researchers in collaboration with Health Focus Products Australia (HFPA) have discovered a group of naturally occurring compounds in an Australian native plant that effectively kill the Zika virus.

Overhead signs on freeways: Are drivers being told too much?

31-05-2017 The growing trend to install multiple road signs at the same location along Australian freeways might be practical and cost-effective but is it safe?

AusHSI appointed to evaluate Integrated Care Innovation Fund

25-05-2017 The Australian Centre for Health Services Innovation (AusHSI) is delighted to announce a new partnership with Queensland Health’s Integrated Care Innovation Fund (ICIF).

Family traits, anxiety & depression: national survey seeks keys to boosting our mental health

09-05-2017 An Australian-first QUT study on family traits that can ‘protect’ against developing mental health issues is calling on young people aged 16 to 25 and their parents to take part in a national survey.

Augment my ride – the future of e-bikes in Queensland

10-05-2017 Cars are not the only electric vehicles set to embrace connected and automated technology, with QUT researchers looking at augmented reality for e-bikes to make them safer and provide a more enjoyable ride.

Helmet-wearing rates high except for boys: CARRS-Q study

09-05-2017 Boys are more likely than girls or adults to ride a bicycle without a helmet, according to a new QUT report into compliance with bicycle helmet laws in Queensland.

National campaign for improved IV care and outcomes for patients in Australian hospitals

10-05-2017 - 12-05-2017 Improving intravascular (IV) care for patients in the Australian healthcare system will save hundreds of millions of dollars annually, which could be redirected to other vital national health priorities and improve patients’ hospital experiences and outcomes.

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