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New study measures human-robot relations

18-09-2017 A QUT researcher is leading a new study to evaluate human-robot interactions as technology reshapes health care.

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.

The amazing role of smartphones in skin checks for early detection of melanoma

07-09-2017 QUT skin cancer researchers are seeking community volunteers to participate in a skin self-examination study. Performed regularly, self-examination can alert you to changes in your skin and may improve the early detection of melanoma.

Summer is coming: hay fever & asthma sufferers beware

05-09-2017 Thunderstorms are part and parcel of Queensland’s spring and summer.  In parts of Australia, thunderstorms can be deadly for people with hay fever and asthma, says QUT Faculty of Health expert Professor Janet Davies.

Improving access to hospital in the home: AusHSI launches recommendations paper

23-08-2017 The Australian Centre for Health Services Innovation (AusHSI) has identified a number of ways to improve access to quality at-home care with the publication of its report: Taking Healthcare Home Forum: Overview of findings and recommendations.

Grassroots programs honoured at the 2017 Queensland Road Safety Awards

23-08-2017 Grassroots programs aimed at protecting Queenslanders on our roads were named winners of the 2017 Queensland Road Safety Awards announced in Bundaberg today (August 23).

QUT researchers find biological factors contributing to post-traumatic stress

21-08-2017 A world-first study investigating the genetics of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in Vietnam veterans, conducted by QUT in collaboration with the Gallipoli Medical Research Foundation and funded by RSL Queensland, could help explain why some people develop PTSD after exposure to trauma while others do not.

Queensland sea squirt and rainforest tree advance cancer treatment

21-08-2017 Compounds from a sea squirt and a rainforest tree, both native to Queensland, could hold the key to providing more effective treatment for prostate cancer patients.

Should robots ease the looming loneliness epidemic? Find out at Robotronica

17-08-2017 How would you feel if your best friend in your twilight years was a robot? It’s one of the many thought-provoking questions being posed at QUTRobotronica event on Sunday. 

QUT researchers named finalists in Young Tall Poppy Science awards

15-08-2017 Two of QUT’s top young researchers were named finalists at this year’s Queensland Young Tall Poppy Science awards.


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