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Robot makes world-first baby coral delivery to Great Barrier Reef

13-12-2018 Ecology and technology have combined to give nature a helping hand, using a robot to deliver heat-tolerant coral larvae directly onto the Great Barrier Reef, in the first small scale pilot of a new technique to help restore and recover coral reefs.

Pasture pests: on guard against the mealybug menace

10-12-2018 Graziers and farmers are being warned to keep a close eye on the health of their pastures and grasses, with research showing that pasture dieback is increasing across Queensland.

Reef researchers want our summer holiday snaps

05-12-2018 You don’t need a lab coat to be a scientist in Queensland this summer – just togs and an underwater camera.

An entrepreneurial Royal visit

29-11-2018 His Royal Highness The Duke of York explored QUT’s latest developments in robotics and entrepreneurship in a private visit to the university today.

Bjarkanar to tackle food insecurity in Australia

28-11-2018 QUT alumnus, Dr Steven Charlesworth, is building high-tech greenhouses in a remote Western Australian community to help them grow more of their own food to promote self-sufficiency, community health and economic growth.

Skills for the jobs of today and tomorrow

28-11-2018 The Palaszczuk Government said it is acting today and planning for tomorrow to ensure Queensland's workforce has the skills it needs, as delegates gather for a landmark Future of Work - Skills and Industry Summit.

QUT Science and Engineering leads the way for research

26-11-2018 QUT is the leading Australian institution in four research fields and hosts six research field leaders according to The Australian’s annual research magazine.

Food trees of the future: Unlocking the DNA of smashed avo

21-11-2018 Australian scientists are embarking on a five-year $13.3 million tree DNA project that will make it easier to develop fruit trees and nut trees that are resistant to drought and disease.

Science in Focus wows audiences at QUT CreateX

16-11-2018 A large-scale installation of past and present QUT Science in Focus images has been launched on the new digital canvas at QUT CreateX before a live audience.

QUT ‘golden banana’ humanitarian honoured

09-11-2018 QUT scientist and humanitarian, Distinguished Professor James Dale, who has developed potentially lifesaving bananas for some of the poorest people on earth is the 2019 Queensland Senior Australian of the Year.

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