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Bots + Brisbane = brilliant day out!

21-08-2017 Does Brisbane love robots? A crowd of around 22,000 people can't be wrong!  Bots of all shapes, sizes and abilities came, saw and conquered QUT's Robotronica 2017 on the weekend, much to the delight of families, tech heads, and the plain curious.

RoboCops in the frontline: Robotronica sorts fact from fiction

18-08-2017 Brad Wright has been a police officer for more than three decades and has led the introduction and use of drones and other human-operated robotic technology in the Queensland Police Service (QPS) over the past eight years.

International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy Australia’s top law journal

04-08-2017 QUT is celebrating the rapid climb of The International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy to the top-ranked law journal in Australia by Scopus.

Retirement Village review long overdue but a good start: QUT researchers

03-08-2017 Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk’s recent call for an urgent review of Queensland’s Retirement Village laws has been welcomed by QUT experts as a significant step but they urged the government to proceed with caution.

Darryl McDonough named QUT’s Outstanding Alumnus of the Year

01-08-2017 One of Queensland’s most experienced company directors and respected legal practitioners, Darryl McDonough, is QUT’s Outstanding Alumnus of the Year.

Corinda State High School crowned the winners of this year's QUTLS High School Moot Competition

21-08-2017 Legally minded high school students participated in this year's QUTLS High School Moot Competition, where students were universally commended on the very high quality of their research and arguments.

Open Day just the start of 2018 study journey

31-07-2017 Well over 10,000 visitors made the most of a gorgeous winter day and streamed into QUT on Sunday, July 30, for the 2017 Open Day. And there are plenty more information avenues for prospective students between now and 2018.

The Game of Thrones: librarians victorious in fight for the public in the Copyright Wars

26-07-2017 The long-standing perpetual protection for unpublished copyright works that are treasure troves of Australia’s social history is no more.

EVENT: QUT IP Seminar - Parallel tracks? The national relationship between intellectual property and climate change

17-08-2017 Please join members of the Intellectual Property and Innovation Law Research Program for a research seminar with Professor Abbe Brown from the University of Aberdeen, to consider the relationship between climate change, technology and intellectual property. The seminar commences at 12:30pm and light refreshments will be provided.

EVENT: RoboCop - Robots, Ethics and Law Enforcement

20-08-2017 Join us at Robotronica 2017 as Professor Matthew Rimmer (QUT IP and Innovation Law Research Program) leads a discussion, in conversation with Dr Monique Mann (QUT Crime and Justice Research Centre), Associate Professor James Mullins (Deakin University) and Acting Superintendent Brad Wright (Queensland Police Services), to consider the implications of remote-controlled, fully autonomous and semi-autonomous robots as law enforcers, the types of considerations needed to ensure safe practices, and whether anxieties surrounding robotics in policing are grounded in truth or fiction.


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