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QTAC offers from QUT for 2020

QUT has so far made around 10,500 QTAC offers for students to start their degrees in 2020, with about 45 per cent of those offers made to Queensland Year 12 school leavers.

‘Gift of life’ marketing fails to motivate many donors

With a global shortage of both blood and organ donors, QUT researchers are suggesting language used to attract donors be changed, especially for organ donor donation.

New entrepreneurial top talent flying ahead at MIT to boost business skills

Clever creators from QUT’s entrepreneurial ecosystem are being given a flying start to the new year with a two-week educational trip to MIT, the world’s leading university in creating founders of businesses.

Cybersecurity scholarships aim to improve diversity

In a first for Queensland, scholarships will be offered to female, non-binary and Indigenous people in a bid to improve representation rates in the field of cyber security.

Bushfire smoke is bad for your eyes, too. Here's how you can protect them

As we continue to contend with smoke haze in various parts of the country, many Australians may find themselves with watery, burning, irritated or red eyes. Data from countries with consistently poor air quality suggest there could also be a risk of longer term effects to our eyes, particularly with prolonged exposure to bushfire smoke.

Study busts 9 to 5 model for academic work

An observational study of academic working hours has identified large differences in how researchers around the world manage their work-life balance.