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Digital Observatory maps the social media landscape

17-08-2018 QUT has officially launched the Digital Observatory, providing researchers with world-leading capabilities to track, collect and analyse digital media data.

Australian research lifts the lid on lipids to prevent dry eye

06-08-2018 Australian researchers have made an important breakthrough in understanding the composition of the tear film that protects our eyes, leading to more effective treatments for dry eye disease.

Citizen scientists dive into reef protection project

06-08-2018 Log on to your laptop. Start swotting up on sea life. Millions of everyday Australians are being encouraged to take a ‘dry dive’ on the Great Barrier Reef, as part of a first-of-its-kind, citizen science project.

Tony McAvoy SC is QUT Alumnus of the Year 2018

07-08-2018 Australia's first Indigenous Senior Counsel Tony McAvoy graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from QUT in 1988. He was named QUT Alumnus of the Year 2018 today and also received the Faculty of Law’s Outstanding Alumni Award.

New website showcases QUT reef research

10-08-2018 QUT's Institute for Future Environments has launched a new Reef Research website, which profiles the outstanding work done by QUT academics on the health of coral reefs.

QUT ARC Future Fellowships announced

03-08-2018 A research project that mimics nature to create sustainable environmental and energy applications, and another focussed on helping the human body clock adjust to the impact of artificial lighting in homes and workplaces, are two of four QUT-based projects awarded more than $3.5M in Australian Research Council Future Fellowship (ARC) funding for 2018.

How can the Australian red meat industry become carbon neutral by 2030?

14-08-2018 That was the question posed to a panel of experts from QUT and the Australian red meat industry.

Flood, pollution Drifter goes with the flow

18-07-2018 A new floating device that goes with the flow of rivers to deliver real-time water quality and velocity data is set to be the next defence against flash floods, polluting run-off, and algal blooms.

Bioreactor trial aims to improve Great Barrier Reef water quality

24-07-2018 Bioreactors developed by QUT researchers have been constructed on a sugar cane farm near Giru in north Queensland as part of a trial to improve water quality in the Great Barrier Reef.

Humans of IFE: Mark Gibbs

27-07-2018 Dr Mark Gibbs leads the Knowledge to Innovation team for the Institute for Future Environments and Science and Engineering Faculty at QUT. Mark is a specialist in coastal management, coastal climate adaptation and risk assessment and management.


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