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17th October 2018

What next for mega trade deals? Australian Senate passes Pacific Trade Deal

QUT's leading legal expert on the Trans Pacific Partnership says the deal has profound impacts for Australia but warns settlement of cross-border disputes by an international tribunal remains controversial. 

17th October 2018

AI Dugong Detector makes Google Challenge impact

Software using artificial intelligence (AI) to detect dugongs in aerial photographs has been developed by QUT computer engineer Dr Frederic Maire to help scientists monitor diminishing global seagrass meadows.

16th October 2018

‘Social supply’ of drugs needs legal framework

The concept of ‘social supply’ of recreational drugs among friends for little or no profit is increasingly being recognised as a separate offence from drug trafficking, says a QUT criminologist.

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