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QUT Media Highlights – June 25 - July 2

2nd July 2018

Here is a snapshot of QUT in the media for the week from June 25, 2018.

Associate Professor Leonie Barner
Banning single-use plastics that can’t be recycled: News Corp regional, Sustainability Matters

Professor Stephen Bottle
PFAS firefighting foam ban questioned: Fairfax Media

Associate Professor Jonathan Bunker
Brisbane’s congestion problems: Fairfax Media

Emeritus Professor Bill Caelli
Fight against cybercrime: ABC Radio Wide Bay Mornings

Dr Melody de Laat
Herb shows promise in reducing insulin-driven laminitis risk among horses: Horsetalk NZ

Professor Matt Dunbabin
RangerBot helping to save the Great Barrier Reef: BBC Click (from 19:20)



Brendan Doohan
Ecoacoustic research tracking bird life in Mulga Lands:  ABC Radio Western Queensland Breakfast

Dr Rebecca English
Unschooling is a misunderstood term: ABC News Online

Professor Daniel Johnson
Is gaming an addiction: 9 News

Dr Sue Keay
Among the 100 most influential Queenslanders: News Corp

Dr Juxi Leitner
Research into robot grasping: R&D Magazine USA, New Atlas,   World Industrial Reporter, Electronics Weekly

Dr Lee McGowan
History of women's football in Queensland, ABC Radio Brisbane Weekends (35:15)

Adjunct Associate Professor John Mickel
Parliamentary behaviour: ABC Radio Gold Coast Drive (6.15)

Associate Professor Gary Mortimer
Vacuum retailer Godfreys battling to survive: News Corp
Supermarket plastics and their ‘green’ credentials: ABC Radio Canberra Drive  (16:25), ), The Conversation
Supermarket data collection and analysis: Courier Mail QBM

Dr Alice Payne
Fashion waste and fast fashion:  ABC Radio Cairns Breakfast

Open Day in July: Campus Morning Mail
New Fortitude Valley High School in partnership with Queensland Government: City North News
Holiday program at The Cube: 7 News
QUT ranked equal 31st in THE Asia-Pacific University Rankings for 2018: Times Higher Education

QUT Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies
Report on tax-deductible donations: Third Sector

QUT Creative Enterprise
Collider accelerator program tech startups dominate at Techsauce Global summit: Courier-Mail

Professor Matthew Rimmer
Australia’s WTO victory on tobacco plain packaging: ABC News 24



Professor Jonathan Roberts and Associate Professor Cori Stewart
Art and design technology could strengthen Australian manufacturing:  The Conversation, Gizmodo

Dr Mark Schutze
New fruitfly identification handbook: Murray Pioneer

Professor John Scott
Sex workers in regional areas: ABC Radio Mt Isa Breakfast, ABC Radio North Queensland Mornings

Associate Professor Prashant Sonar
New material developed that could make solar energy more efficient, stable and cheap: 7 News, 9 News



Dr Selen Turkay
Science of board and card games: ABC News

Professor Divera Twisk
CARRS-Q - debate over dropping speed limit in Brisbane CBD:  7 News

Dr Stephen Whyte, Dr Ben Chan, Professor Benno Torgler
Analysis of dating sites finds education is important, particularly for women: Campus Morning Mail, Fairfax Media, ABC Radio Brisbane Afternoons, Business Insider Australia, The Independent, NZHuffington Post Canada, Times of India

Professor Patsy Yates
End of Life Directions for Aged Care second phase: Australian Ageing Agenda

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