Everything you need to know as a first-time student.
Information and support for postgraduate study.
Courses, supervisors and your life as a researcher.
Step-by-step application guides for our courses.
Get financial support for your studies. Find a scholarship that's right for you.
Options like part-time, external and online study can help you tailor how you learn.
Boost your career or extend your skills with a short course.
Our free, online courses are open to everyone.
Discover our campuses, courses and entry requirements.
Our internationally recognised research is supported by state-of-the-art research infrastructure.
Considering research with us? Here's what to expect.
PhDs, research masters and professional doctorates.
Apply for scholarships for research study, or competitive grants as a professional researcher.
Our researchers work in supportive and established networks.
We value and promote integrity and ethical responsibility in all research we conduct.
Our strengths and areas of focus in research.
Browse our experts or find a supervisor.
We collaborate with industry partners to research solutions for real-world problems, and to give our students hands-on experience in the workplace.
Work with our students and graduates, sponsor scholarships, prizes or events, or become an industry partner.
We offer commercial research and consultancy services, research commercialisation, and workplace training and development.
We offer short courses to help you advance your career and expand your skills.
We're working with a range of industry partners and collaborators.
Boeing Australia have collaborated on projects with us and provided sponsorship, and their staff have taught in our avionics program.
We are a highly successful and globally positioned Australian university with an applied emphasis in courses and research.
Make a real impact by giving to QUT and supporting our students, researchers and community.
Our history, key statistics, sustainability initiatives and programs and Indigenous acknowledgement.
Meet our staff and executive team.
Our awards, accreditation details, research rankings and scholarly achievements.
Our plans for expanding our university's achievements in learning, teaching and research.
Policies, procedures and annual reports.
What's on at QUT.
Want to work with us? See available jobs.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: +61 7 3138 2000 Mon-Fri, 8.30am-5pm.
Find out more about our commitment to the AHRC's anti-racism initiative.
Our graduates run successful businesses, conduct ground-breaking research and make significant contributions to their communities.
We celebrate our alumni with annual awards for graduates and students.
Get involved with QUT by engaging with and supporting our current students.
Once you've graduated, we encourage you to keep in touch with the QUT community and your fellow alumni.
Email: email@example.com Phone: +61 7 3138 4778 Mon-Fri, 8.30am-5pm
World-leading geologist, astrobiologist and research scientist with NASA, Dr Abigail Allwood, received the 2015 QUT Alumnus of the Year Award.
Step-by-step guide to applying as an international student.
We offer scholarships for international students to help with study and living costs.
You may be able to meet with a QUT staff member or official representative in your city.
Find out more about living and studying in Brisbane.
While you're studying here, you can access a range of support services to help you adjust to life in Brisbane.
Come to QUT for one or two semesters.
Freecall: 1800 181 848 (within Australia)
Phone: +61 3 9627 4853 (outside Australia)
Subscribe for email updates
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: +61 7 3138 2361
World-class education and research facilities sit alongside lifestyle, sporting and creative hubs at our campuses.
Our four libraries offer diverse collections, study spaces and free public services.
Our researchers work at specialised facilities in Brisbane and across Queensland.
Our cultural, entertainment and function venues are open to the public.
Hire one of our unique spaces for your next event.
Our Gardens Point and Kelvin Grove cultural precincts bring together outstanding facilities for the arts, heritage and science education.
You are here:
Young drivers who experience anxiety and depression are more likely to take risks on the road, according to a new study by Queensland University of Technology (QUT).
The results of the study led by Bridie Scott-Parker, from QUT's Centre for Accident Research and Road Safety - Queensland (CARRS-Q), have been published in the international journal Injury Prevention today.
Mrs Scott-Parker said the study of more than 760 young drivers, who were on their provisional licence, found anxiety and depression accounted for 8.5 per cent of the risky driving behaviour reported by these young adults.
"The association was greater in women than in men, with 9.5 per cent being explained by psychological distress in women compared with 6.7 per cent in men," Mrs Scott-Parker said.
"We already know that psychological distress, such as anxiety and depression, has been linked to risky behaviour in adolescents including unprotected sex, smoking and high alcohol consumption.
"What this study sought to do was look at whether or not psychological distress could also be linked to risky driving behaviours in young people, such as speeding, not wearing a seat belt and using a mobile phone while at the wheel."
Mrs Scott-Parker said the research could be used to identify young drivers most at risk of psychological distress and therefore a greater crash risk on the road through risky driving.
"Young people presenting to medical and mental health professionals could be screened for current psychological distress particularly if they have incurred injury through risky behaviour," she said.
"These drivers could be targeted with specific road safety countermeasures and efforts made to improve their mental wellbeing by monitoring them for signs of depression and anxiety."
Mrs Scott-Parker said up until now the relationship between novice risky driving behaviour and psychological distress had not been clearly identified or quantified.
"Identifying at risk individuals is vital," she said.
"Once identified, interventions could be tailored to target particular groups of at-risk drivers and also from a mental health perspective this may result in improved well-being for the adolescent young driver," she said.
CARRS-Q is a member of QUT's Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation.
To view the paper in full visit http://press.psprings.co.uk/ip/may/ip31328.pdf
Media contacts:Sandra Hutchinson, QUT media officer, 07 3138 2999 or email@example.comIan Eckersley, QUT media manager, 07 3138 2361 or firstname.lastname@example.org