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AusHSI appointed to evaluate Integrated Care Innovation Fund

25-05-2017 The Australian Centre for Health Services Innovation (AusHSI) is delighted to announce a new partnership with Queensland Health’s Integrated Care Innovation Fund (ICIF).

The science of comfort: a good night’s sleep rests on your spine’s biomechanics

23-05-2017 A three-year study by QUT biomedical researchers in the Paediatric Spine Research Group (PSRG) aims to deepen our understanding of the concepts of comfort by using new techniques to look at how the spine reacts in different lying positions.

Augmented reality app to help people manage type 2 diabetes & high blood pressure

16-05-2017 Augmented reality will be incorporated into a new customised app for people with high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes to improve their understanding of the multiple medications they must use to manage their condition.

Augment my ride – the future of e-bikes in Queensland

10-05-2017 Cars are not the only electric vehicles set to embrace connected and automated technology, with QUT researchers looking at augmented reality for e-bikes to make them safer and provide a more enjoyable ride.

Helmet-wearing rates high except for boys: CARRS-Q study

09-05-2017 Boys are more likely than girls or adults to ride a bicycle without a helmet, according to a new QUT report into compliance with bicycle helmet laws in Queensland.

Road trauma: stop counting the dead

09-05-2017 Australia needs to stop counting the dead and start counting the injured if road safety is to be improved, said QUT Professor Narelle Haworth during the United Nations Global Road Safety Week which runs from May 8-14. 

Through a child’s eyes: Classroom study measures vision and NAPLAN achievement

08-05-2017 QUT researchers have investigated how vision can affect a child's ongoing learning, with results showing 30 per cent of Year 3 students tested had uncorrected eye problems that could affect their NAPLAN performances.

Do red Smarties make you happier? ‘Live the trial’ class debunks the myth

08-05-2017 A test to assess the effect of red Smarties on happiness has been used to teach the often “dull” or “boring” concepts of clinical research.

Another accolade for QUT biomaterials scientist Professor Dietmar Hutmacher

08-05-2017 QUT has awarded the title of Distinguished Professor to Professor Dietmar Hutmacher for his outstanding achievement in the challenging transdisciplinary field of biomedical engineering.

CARRS-Q to launch road safety initiative in Samford Village

26-04-2017 Coinciding with the United Nations Global Road Safety Week and Australia’s Yellow Ribbon National Road Safety Week, QUT’s Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety – Queensland (CARRS-Q) is launching a Queensland-wide initiative “Watch your Pace when Sharing Space” on Friday May 12, 2017. 

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