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QUT to put grass pollen research to Swiss nanotech

13-06-2018 QUT and Swiss medtech company Abionic SA are collaborating to develop rapid, targeted tests for allergies to subtropical grass pollens – tests that could be administered in a GP office.

Unique study on women born on the same day

12-06-2018 If you are a woman born on 12 June in 1951, QUT developmental psychology Professor Linda Gilmore would like to hear from you.

Level crossings: How much can a driver bear?

05-06-2018 Frustration caused by level crossing design, commuter traffic and peak hour trains bunching up is driving motorists and pedestrians to try to ‘beat the boom gate’, according to new QUT research.

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).

Eat up! Do dads push food on toddlers?

29-05-2018 Well-meaning dads may be over-feeding their toddlers and increasing the risk of childhood obesity, according to a QUT and Flinders University study being presented at the European Congress on Obesity in Vienna today.

New CARRS-Q study uses virtual reality to measure drug driving behaviour

25-05-2018 A new study investigating drug driving awareness using virtual reality is aiming to measure if young drivers adopt safer and more responsible driving behaviour. 

People with dementia more likely to go missing

24-05-2018 The tendency of people with dementia to wander and become lost has led QUT researchers to recommend a ‘Silver Alert’ system, similar to Amber Alerts for missing children, be activated when someone with the diagnosis of dementia is reported lost.

Cyclist/motorist crashes worse at stop/give way junctions

24-05-2018 Cyclists are being more seriously hurt in crashes with motor vehicles at intersections with ‘Stop’ or ‘Give-way’ signs than at intersections with traffic signals or without any signage, a QUT study has found.

#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.

Drivers on the phone more cautious hands-free

22-05-2018 Drivers use “self-regulation” techniques like slowing down when they use their mobile phone hands-free while driving, according to a new QUT study of Brisbane drivers in a high-tech simulator.

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