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Dengue mosquito is Queensland’s biggest threat for spreading Zika virus

23-04-2019 Researchers at QUT and QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute have found that the dengue fever mosquito common to north and central Queensland poses the greatest danger of spreading the Zika virus in Australia.

Health system needs climate-change proofing

15-04-2019 Australia’s health system is unprepared to deal with climate change, QUT Public Health expert Professor Gerard Fitzgerald, one of the authors of an article in the Medical Journal of Australia latest issue, said.

Inhaled nanoparticles could treat lung cancer

10-04-2019 Lung cancer sufferers could one day inhale targeted chemotherapy via chitosan nanoparticles, replacing intravenous and oral delivery with a non-invasive, lower dose and better uptake by the body method.

Global ranking of university impact

04-04-2019 QUT has been ranked 46th globally in the world’s first global attempt to measure the impact universities have on society.

Call for unis and others to consider women juggling research/childcare

02-04-2019 Offering financial aid to cover childcare costs for female academics attending conferences is one of the suggestions offered by QUT researchers who surveyed Australian women on how caring for children has affected their careers.

Hands-on research improving lives

29-03-2019 QUT has performed well in Australia’s first national assessment of research engagement and impact.

QUT part of pioneering Australian paediatric brain research centre

28-03-2019 QUT research to improve treatment approaches and outcomes for children and teenagers with brain cancer is part of an Australian-first collaborative research centre, launched in Brisbane today by the Children’s Hospital Foundation.

QUT research excellence recognised

27-03-2019 QUT’s position as a leading research institution has been confirmed by the Australian Government’s latest assessment of university research quality.

‘Technoference’: We’re more tired & less productive because of our phones

26-03-2019 One in five women and one in eight men are now losing sleep due to the time they spend on their mobile phones, according to new QUT-led research that has found a jump in ‘technoference’ over the past 13 years.

Burns treatment, virtual reality, fashion & growing new human tissue - Hospitals of the Future conference

21-03-2019 The promise of no more boring, anxious stints in waiting rooms for patients is just one aspect of the hospitals of the future covered in the inaugural Herston Biofabrication Institute Conference tomorrow.

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