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Testing centre to shine light on sun safe promises

12-10-2017 Technologies and products that promise to improve sun protection will be put to the test at a new research centre being established in Brisbane by QUT in partnership with clinical trial company Q-Pharm.

Lost in translation: When humour kills the message

12-10-2017 Getting a laugh may not help get the road safety message across, with a new QUT study showing humorous driver sleepiness advertisements can get lost in translation.

Drivers are less cautious at railway crossings

11-10-2017 Drivers aren’t as cautious approaching a railway level crossing compared to a road intersection despite the greater risk of fatality if a collision occurs, a new QUT study has found.

What is a safe following distance?

11-10-2017 Confusion over what is a “safe following distance” has QUT road safety researchers calling for a standardised definition to prevent tailgating.

Be alert to the deadly danger of heatwaves

28-09-2017 With Queensland and other parts of Australia experiencing unseasonal heatwave conditions, a QUT health expert has warned people to stay cool and well hydrated and check on family and friends, particularly infants, those who may be ill and the elderly.

Pepper guides Queensland’s brightest young minds at STEM camp

27-09-2017 High-achieving students from across the state are taking part in the QUT Vice-Chancellor’s STEM camp these school holidays, helping to accelerate their understanding of science, technology engineering and maths.

Pepper shakes up school holiday STEM Camp

22-09-2017 Teenagers from across Queensland who are taking part in QUT’s school holiday STEM camp next week will have a new non-human ‘mentor’.

QUT announces new Vice-Chancellor

14-09-2017 QUT Chancellor Mr Tim Fairfax AC has announced the appointment of Professor Margaret Sheil AO as the university's next Vice-Chancellor, effective February 2018.

New study measures human-robot relations

18-09-2017 A QUT researcher is leading a new study to evaluate human-robot interactions as technology reshapes health care.

Drivers don’t ignore a ringing phone but do ignore the risk

07-09-2017 Drivers find it difficult to ignore a ringing phone but they do ignore the dangers, with a new QUT study revealing almost 50 per cent believe locating and answering a ringing phone is not as risky as talking and texting.


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