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QUT design superheroes put the interactivity into GOMA’s Marvel exhibition

26-05-2017 The highly anticipated blockbuster Marvel: Creating the Cinematic Universe opens exclusively at Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) this weekend and, thanks to some nifty work from QUT experts, it’s a fully interactive experience.

Star Wars turns 40 and it still inspires our real life space junkies

25-05-2017 It was 40 years ago today, on May 25, 1977, that Star Wars first burst onto cinema screens, and from that time the world changed for the better.

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

22-05-2017 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.

Entrepreneurship course gives rise to med-tech startups

22-05-2017 A fashionable pair of earrings for women with gestational diabetes that automatically monitors and helps control blood glucose levels and a device to help brain to bladder function among geriatric patients are among the newest medical innovations being built in Brisbane.

How much do you know about your rights under end-of-life law in your state or territory in Australia?

22-05-2017 Australia has a complex array of end-of-life laws because each state and territory has its own laws, say QUT’s Australian Centre for Health Law Research (ACHLR) directors Professors Ben White and Lindy Willmott.

Public parks designed to entice people of all ages & abilities a must to prevent obesity

22-05-2017 Well-designed local parks full of stimulating and challenging experiences could inspire people of all ages to be physically active and help prevent obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease, says QUT landscape architect Dr Debra Cushing.

The Great Disrupter: eight things you need to know about Artificial Intelligence

18-05-2017 If it hasn’t already, AI is going to change a whole lot of things in your life, says QUT Associate Professor Michael Milford who every day has multiple requests to explain to all of us how AI is seeping into every corner.

Pepper a peek into the future of social robotics

18-05-2017 It may be petite, but Pepper carries the future of robotics on its narrow shoulders.

Changing face of ageing demands new approach to senior living

18-05-2017 “Baby Boomers are ageing, but they aren’t getting ‘old’” said Professor Laurie Buys, a QUT researcher from the Institute of Future Environments at the recent launch of Senior Living Innovation, a unique partnership between QUT, RSL Care + RDNS, Aveo, Stockland, Ballycara and the IRT Group.

Toy unboxing: it’s a thing; it’s lucrative but sensitive – QUT research

18-05-2017 New research examining the global social media phenomenon of toy unboxing, which is causing concern for parents and other child welfare advocates, concludes it engages children beyond passive consumption but also recommends regulation to address it.

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