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Scientists and farmers work together to wipe out African lovegrass

21-09-2017 A partnership between QUT, the NSW Government and farmers could lead to the eventual eradication of the highly invasive African lovegrass which is threatening pastures and native grasslands Australia-wide.

QUT creates Australia’s first lithium-ion battery

20-09-2017 QUT researchers have produced Australia’s first lithium-ion battery after establishing the country’s only facility capable of such manufacturing.

QUT announces new Vice-Chancellor

14-09-2017 QUT Chancellor Mr Tim Fairfax AC has announced the appointment of Professor Margaret Sheil AO as the university's next Vice-Chancellor, effective February 2018.

Queensland’s own rapid response tool for monitoring coral bleaching

31-08-2017 Queensland researchers are developing a new tool to ramp up rapid response efforts to coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef.

QUT eyes world of drones

30-08-2017 QUT’s advances in drone and remote-sensing research will be on show at the inaugural World of Drones Congress in Brisbane this week.

Bendable crystals tie current thinking in knots

29-08-2017 Queensland researchers have shown that single crystals, typically thought of as brittle and inelastic, are flexible enough to be bent repeatedly and even tied in a knot.

QUT research partnership with Rheinmetall Defence

15-08-2017 QUT’s pioneering research into autonomous systems will be an initial focus for a research partnership with Rheinmetall Defence Australia, announced in Canberra today. 

Going for the higher fruit: Universities post peak public funding

11-08-2017 QUT Vice-Chancellor Professor Peter Coaldrake has presented a public lecture on universities post peak public funding.

We’re designing robots that see for Aussie SMEs

10-08-2017 Meet the first in a new wave of robots that will revolutionise manufacturing among Australia’s small to medium size enterprises – creating more jobs locally.

The Lens’ open toolkit maps and measures how public research influences innovation

10-08-2017 QUT spin-out company The Lens has launched a new open web platform that reveals how academic research impacts industry and innovation. 

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