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QUT awards Honorary Doctorates to Rhonda and Terry White

22-12-2016 For the first time at QUT, a husband and wife have been awarded Honorary Doctorates, the University’s highest honorary award.

Real Health Matters: QUT answers the call to build better health for all

10-11-2016 QUT’s Faculty of Health has launched our Real Health Matters program. The program includes a community website to share ‘real world’ stories on national health issues ranging from mental illness and fitness goals to stroke recovery and Indigenous health.

Eco-driving and safe driving technology to save lives, environment and money

03-01-2017 Road safety researchers at QUT are developing innovative in-vehicle technology to improve safety and save dollars at the petrol pump, and are looking to test it out on Brisbane drivers.

Heart attacks linked to Christmas holiday period

23-12-2016 New research from QUT and the University of Melbourne has found an increase in heart attack deaths over the Christmas period.

Education program launched for rural health workers

22-12-2016 QUT has partnered with the Allied Health Professions’ Office of Queensland (AHPOQ) Queensland Department of Health and James Cook University to develop and trial a generalist education program for rural allied health professionals.

Is your health prepared for storm season?

14-12-2016 Everyone needs to be aware of asthma symptoms because even people who had never had it before were affected by the Melbourne asthma thunderstorms, says QUT PhD researcher Kaitlyn Porter, who is studying the role of pharmacists in natural disasters.

Hands-free just as distracting as handheld mobile phone use behind the wheel

13-12-2016 Talking hands-free on a mobile phone while driving is just as distracting as a conversation using a hand-held phone, despite one being illegal and the other not, a QUT road safety study has found.

Forget dieting; retrain your brain to beat stress and lose weight

08-12-2016 A QUT neuroscientist internationally acclaimed for her research on alcohol and sugar addiction claims brainpower rather than willpower is the key to living healthily.

MEDIA ADVISORY – heatwave experts from QUT

01-12-2016 QUT has a multidisciplinary team of experts who can speak about various aspects of the current heatwave.

Healthy holiday habits won’t hamper festive fun

01-12-2016 With school holidays on the horizon and Christmas rapidly approaching, festive season fun can also throw up temptations to challenge families.


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