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‘I Snapchat and drive!’: Confessions of young Qld drivers

21-10-2019 Snapchat has emerged as a surprise threat to Queensland drivers, with a new QUT study showing one in six young drivers surveyed had used Snapchat behind the wheel.

Research with results: QUT’s new Future Fellows

18-10-2019 Four QUT researchers have been named as Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellows, sharing in $87.8 million in funding announced today by Federal Minister for Education Dan Tehan.

2019 QUT Science in Focus winners revealed

22-10-2019 A unique black and white image reminiscent of retro sci-fi art from QUT’s Biofabrication and Tissue Morphology group has taken out the 2019 QUT Science in Focus Competition.

QUT appoints new Provost

10-10-2019 After an extensive international search QUT has appointed a new Provost, Professor Nic Smith, currently the Dean of Engineering at the University of Auckland.

Biomechanical research centre to transform personalised surgical treatment

10-10-2019 A new research centre headquartered at QUT will transform the area of personalised surgical treatment of joints using state-of-the-art biomechanical techniques.

Chlamydia in testicular tissue linked to male infertility

09-10-2019 The potential impact of undiagnosed sexually transmitted chlamydia infection on men’s fertility has been highlighted in a QUT-led study, which for the first time found chlamydia in the testicular tissue biopsies of infertile men whose infertility had no identified cause.

Heatwaves increase risks of death from heart and respiratory disease: QUT research

08-10-2019 Hot conditions forecast for areas of Queensland today and for a long summer ahead are a reminder for people with health issues to take precautions, with a QUT-led analysis of 54 global research studies showing that serious heatwaves accompanying climate change increase the risk of people dying from cardiovascular and respiratory diseases.

Creative trailblazers and rising stars celebrated

03-10-2019 An esteemed Australian fashion designer and QUT lecturer, and several QUT alumni are in the mix today for the 10th anniversary of Australia’s leading edge awards celebrating founders, innovators and advocates of creative industries.

Future intent: Would you let an automated car do the driving?

25-09-2019 Would you be comfortable taking a nap in the driver’s seat while your fully automated car did the driving?

Ageing population boosted by research centre collaboration

25-09-2019 Palaszczuk Government funding of $300,000 has supported the establishment of a QUT-led joint Queensland-China research centre using 3D printing technology to repair ageing body parts.   

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