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Would you put this in your mouth? Looks can be deceiving...

15-10-2018 It looks a bit grubby, but a lot of us safely put this in our mouth.

Australian Cancer Atlas unpacks cancer burden by locality

25-09-2018 Australians can now discover the impact of cancer in their suburb or town, with the launch of a new cutting-edge Australian Cancer Atlas.

2018 QUT Science in Focus Competition finalists revealed

19-10-2018 Scientific research can be visually stunning, unexpected and complex; if the QUT Science in Focus Competition finalists are anything to go by. Judges deliberated over more than 120 original images and video by QUT students and staff, showcasing their research with impact.

Waste wood to classroom comfort

07-09-2018 Affordable, simply made school furniture for Papua New Guinea classrooms designed and prototyped by QUT Industrial Design students is headed to PNG for production from wood off-cuts.

QUT leads new hydrogen pilot plant

06-09-2018 QUT will lead a $7.5 million research project to establish a pilot plant producing hydrogen from renewable energy.

We prefer our robots more ‘human’ thanks: QUT research

05-09-2018 An article just published in Science Robotics suggests people are more willing to respond to a social robot with ‘humanoid’ qualities rather than obviously mechanical ones when given the choice.

River experts call on Trump to protect waterways

31-08-2018 QUT researcher Dr Catherine Leigh is one of 17 science and management experts worldwide who are calling on President Donald Trump to ensure protection of temporary waterways across the United States.

Citizen science project scores results for Queensland students

28-08-2018 A QUT coral reef researcher, who has been working with high school students to undertake novel marine research in their classroom, is investigating whether the teenagers have made their own, new scientific discovery.

Citizen scientists unite to help the Great Barrier Reef

24-08-2018 Citizen scientists from around Australia are helping scientists and reef managers get a much better picture of the health of the Great Barrier Reef by taking part in Virtual Reef Diver.

Because of her: QUT celebrates Indigenous women

21-08-2018 Poet and activist Oodgeroo Noonuccal, Queensland’s first Indigenous magistrate Jacqui Payne and Triple J favourite Thelma Plum were among the Indigenous women celebrated at this year’s Murri-Ailan Way festival at QUT.


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