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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.

Back to the future: Retro robots to roam QUT’s Robotronica

18-08-2017 He was a hit in the ‘70s and he promises to be just as popular when he joins the Robotronica party at QUT’s Gardens Point on Sunday August 20.

Should robots ease the looming loneliness epidemic? Find out at Robotronica

17-08-2017 How would you feel if your best friend in your twilight years was a robot? It’s one of the many thought-provoking questions being posed at QUTRobotronica event on Sunday. 

QUT research partnership with Rheinmetall Defence

15-08-2017 QUT’s pioneering research into autonomous systems will be an initial focus for a research partnership with Rheinmetall Defence Australia, announced in Canberra today. 

QUT News & Events Wrap – August 14 edition

14-08-2017 Welcome to QUT's weekly round-up of news and events. For more updates as they happen, join 17,433 followers of @QUTmedia on Twitter.  To subscribe to this wrap, please email

QUT researchers named finalists in Young Tall Poppy Science awards

12-08-2017 Two of QUT’s top young researchers were named finalists at this year’s Queensland Young Tall Poppy Science awards.

Going for the higher fruit: Universities post peak public funding

11-08-2017 QUT Vice-Chancellor Professor Peter Coaldrake has presented a public lecture on universities post peak public funding.

Australia-first toolkit helps students prescribe medicines safely and effectively

10-08-2017 Prescribing medicines is a common healthcare intervention requiring specific knowledge and skills. Teaching students to safely prescribe medicines is difficult, yet critical. Now, for the first time, a Toolkit is available to help universities teach students the skills they need to prescribe safely and effectively.

We’re designing robots that see for Aussie SMEs

10-08-2017 Meet the first in a new wave of robots that will revolutionise manufacturing among Australia’s small to medium size enterprises – creating more jobs locally.

The Lens’ open toolkit maps and measures how public research influences innovation

10-08-2017 QUT spin-out company The Lens has launched a new open web platform that reveals how academic research impacts industry and innovation. 


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