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Building a bridge to commercialisation

19-01-2018 Bioscience professionals who want to know more about commercialisation can apply to enter a national Bridge Program run by QUT.

How's the humidity? Hot exercise tips

15-01-2018 Resolved to get fit this year? Ease into it – going like a bull at a gate when starting an exercise program is never a good idea, but when the heat is on, extra precautions are needed.

Saliva test aims to detect HPV throat cancers

08-01-2018 A QUT researcher is developing a simple saliva test to detect Human papilloma virus (HPV) in throat cancers.

Targeting myopia through next gen contact lenses

08-01-2018 A new type of contact lens that can change your eye’s growth to stop your eyesight deteriorating is being developed in Brisbane, thanks to a research partnership between QUT’s Professor Michael Collins and Johnson & Johnson Vision - the world's largest contact lens manufacturer.

QUT lecturer Australian University Teacher of the Year

15-12-2017 QUT’s robotics vision Distinguished Professor Peter Corke was last night honoured as Australian University Teacher of the Year, the nation’s most prestigious higher education teaching award.

Hotfoot it to new burns app for summer safety

12-12-2017 From barefoot burns on hot metal grates, spilt hot noodles from the microwave, to the ‘watch this, kids’ moment when accelerant is thrown on the barbie or campfire – summer holiday burn hazards  abound.

Hang up Christmas hangovers

28-11-2017 With Christmas just weeks away, the festive season is in full swing. For many that means boozy parties and over-indulgence, but it is possible to have fun while staying in control says a QUT psychologist.

#BeatEngland, beat sunburn: Cricket fans targeted in sunscreen study

23-11-2017 If cricket fans leave the grounds red-faced these Ashes it won’t be because of the sun, with QUT rolling out a sun smart project aimed at reducing sunburn rates among spectators.

New holographic microscope boosts QUT cancer research

28-11-2017 A new, state-of-the-art holographic microscope that allows cancer researchers at QUT’s Cancer and Ageing Research Program to view living human cells in 3D has been made possible with a grant from the William & Hilde Chenhall Research Trust.

Stop abusing your eyes: Put down that phone or tablet & get outside

26-06-2017 Is our tech-laden modern world wearing out your eyes? QUT eye health researcher and optometrist Associate Professor Scott Read says it’s a case of not just stopping to smell those flowers, but having a good look at them too.


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