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Helping each other: the value of uni / hospital partnerships

27-02-2017 Adjunct Associate Professor Alanna Geary knows firsthand the importance of hospitals and universities working together to improve health care for patients.

NT trip part of ‘real world’ training for student optometrists

22-02-2017 It doesn’t get more ‘real’ than travelling to remote communities in the Northern Territory to do your practical training.

From outback to world stage: Anna leads Australia’s ‘eye heroes’

27-02-2017 Anna Morse works in some of Australia’s most remote Aboriginal communities but the isolation hasn’t stopped her dedication being noticed at a global level.

What to do in a disaster: new must-have guide for health professionals

21-03-2017 A world-first grass-roots guide for doctors, nurses, paramedics and other health professionals will give them a much-needed common language to deal with the growing number of natural and man-made disasters worldwide.

QUT joins new intelligent transport centre

07-03-2017 QUT will join a new research and development centre designed to deliver better transport systems for Australia, after today’s announcement by the Federal Government of a $55 million grant to establish the iMOVE Collaborative Research Centre.

Melanoma research breakthrough gives hope to treatment

07-02-2017 A QUT-driven project has identified the way in which melanoma cells spread, opening up new pathways to treatment via drugs to ‘turn off’ the invasive gene.

Big tick for hospital at home but Queenslanders slow on the uptake

22-02-2017 Treating acutely ill patients at home, rather than in hospital, could slash treatment costs by up to 50 per cent and reduce mortality rates by 20 per cent, research has found.

Snuggle, run or cry: What’s your ‘normal’ after sex?

08-03-2017 A new QUT study is looking to lift the covers off people’s feelings, emotions and actions immediately after sexual activity.

Can a robot help you lose weight?: Join QUT study to find out

21-02-2017 Would you be more comfortable talking to a robot about your bad eating habits than a real person?

New Year’s resolutions: have yours gone up in smoke?

16-02-2017 It’s more than halfway through February and for many those hopeful New Year’s resolutions to make some positive changes have fallen by the wayside. A QUT neuroscientist may have the answer to sticking with them long-term.

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