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Sun-safety - there’s more to it than you think

We’ve got a hat on, some sunscreen and we’re sitting under the shade of an umbrella watching the kids play in the pool, we are sun safe, aren’t we?

Christmas brings 21% increase in odds of death or injury on Qld roads

Road crashes during the Christmas season (December 21 to January 10) are 21 per cent more likely to result in death or serious injury than crashes that occur over the rest of the year.  That’s one of the sobering findings of a QUT analysis of the state’s road crash data from 2015 to 2019.

Fit gamers challenge ‘fat’ stereotype, new esports research

Esports players are up to 21 per cent healthier weight than the general population, hardly smoke and drink less too, says a new QUT study.

Intellectual Property and Access to Essential Medicines: ACHLR Coffee with a Colleague Seminar Series

The fourth episode in the Coffee with a Colleague seminar series considers the debate over intellectual property and access to essential medicines in the context of the public health challenges presented by the coronavirus COVID-19.

Patient Rights and Healthcare Decision-Making after COVID-19: QUT Global Law, Science and Technology Seminar Series

The QUT Faculty of Law and the Australian Centre for Health Law Research (ACHLR) hosted the fifth instalment of the QUT Global Law, Science and Technology Seminar Series examining transformations and future directions for patient rights and healthcare decision-making after COVID-19.

No degree? No worries! Use your career as a fast track to postgrad study

By 2022, Lexie McGourty will have two impressive postgraduate qualifications from QUT under her belt – even though she doesn’t have an undergraduate degree. She’s one of many savvy QUT students who have used their career experience as a direct pathway into postgraduate study.