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Generations unite to solve the world's big issues

13-06-2018 Australia’s first cross-generational entrepreneurship challenge, In Cahoots, connected nine teams to work on some of the planet’s biggest problems at QUT on Monday 11 June.

QUT delivers successful 2018 BIO trade mission

04-06-2018 QUT’s scientific and innovation credentials have been celebrated as part of the 2018 BIO International Convention, with the University signing three key industry agreements, including a major announcement for a promising pre-clinical anti-cancer drug candidate invented by the Cancer and Ageing Research Program (CARP).

#QUTGivingDay raises over $1.6 million

24-05-2018 QUT’s inaugural #QUTGivingDay has proven to be an enormous success, raising over $1.6 million to support over 20 of QUT’s vital projects.

QUT harnesses the wisdom of the ages

08-06-2018 As life expectancy for Australians edges towards 90 over the next 30 years and retirement is redefined, staying connected with employment and other activities will be increasingly critical for all of us.

Sixth Wave Alliance accelerates robotics R&D

22-05-2018 QUT is part of a new Sixth Wave Alliance (SWA) that will develop a national robotics R&D strategy and create the critical mass required to address large-scale Australian and international challenges using robotics technologies.

QUT Robot Academy marks online success

11-05-2018 The QUT Robot Academy is celebrating its first birthday with its own impressive data set.

QUT scientist joins nation’s most distinguished

22-05-2018 QUT mathematical and statistical scientist Distinguished Professor Kerrie Mengersen has been named a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science, joining the ranks of the nation's most distinguished scientists. 

5th International STEM in Education Conference

21-11-2018 - 23-11-2018 Join us for the 5th International STEM in Education Conference from 21-23 November 2018 at QUT in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

Humans of IFE: Ian O'Hara

21-06-2018 Professor Ian O'Hara is the IFE's Acting Executive Director and has extensive experience and expertise in biofuels, bioenergy and biorefining.

Food innovators take the cake

11-05-2018 A Crop harvesting robot, a live probiotic fruit drink and gold leaf encrusted shortbread were some of the unique innovations showcased at Food Innovators: Inside Queensland’s thriving agri-food ecosystem on Friday 4 May in QUT’s The Cube.View photos from the event


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