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Bridging the bench-to-bedside gap: programs to bring new medicines and devices to patients

Seeing a tool available in hospital emergency departments so that life-threatening sepsis can be diagnosed in a matter of hours, rather than the days that current testing takes: that’s a goal that QUT molecular microbiologist Professor Flavia Huygens is working towards.

The Queensland government and QUT unveil Australia's most advanced automated vehicle

The Queensland government, with support from the Motor Accident Insurance Commission, iMOVE Cooperative Research Centre and QUT’s Centre for Accident Research and Road Safety – Queensland (CARRS-Q), has unveiled the most advanced automated vehicle (AV) in Australia.

Recognising QUT’s Outstanding Alumni

QUT has announced the Faculty winners to be honoured at the university's 2019 Outstanding Alumni Awards ceremony this month.

NAIDOC Celebrations by QUT’s Faculty of Health at Murgon High School

Each year, the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community celebrate the National Aboriginal and Islander Day Observance Committee (NAIDOC). As part of the Faculty of Health’s commitment to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities, a number of staff attended the Murgon State High School NAIDOC Event, the theme being "Voice. Treaty. Truth."

Think you're allergic to penicillin? There's a good chance you're wrong

Are you allergic to penicillin? Perhaps you have a friend or relative who is? With about one in ten people reporting a penicillin allergy, that's not altogether surprising. Penicillin is the most commonly reported drug allergy. But the key word here is 'reported'. Only about 20% of this 10% have a true penicillin allergy - so the figure would be one in 50 rather than one in ten.

Why suburban parks offer an antidote to helicopter parenting

Well-designed suburban parks could be an antidote to helicopter parenting. As well as giving kids much-needed time outdoors being active, suburban parks offer kids opportunities to decide what activities they do, new research shows.