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Improving access to hospital in the home: AusHSI launches recommendations paper

23-08-2017 The Australian Centre for Health Services Innovation (AusHSI) has identified a number of ways to improve access to quality at-home care with the publication of its report: Taking Healthcare Home Forum: Overview of findings and recommendations.

Grassroots programs honoured at the 2017 Queensland Road Safety Awards

23-08-2017 Grassroots programs aimed at protecting Queenslanders on our roads were named winners of the 2017 Queensland Road Safety Awards announced in Bundaberg today (August 23).

Australia’s screen future is online: time to support our new content creators

23-08-2017 Ever heard of Mighty Car Mods? Or maybe RackaRacka? Or perhaps Veritasium? These are a few of the most famous Australian screen creators you might never have heard of.

Personifying places can boost travel intentions

22-08-2017 People who see animals as people and assign human traits to non-human objects are more likely to travel to destinations that are presented as being human-like, according to QUT research.

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.

QUT News & Events Wrap – August 21 edition

21-08-2017 Welcome to QUT's weekly round-up of news and events. For more updates as they happen, join 17,530 followers of @QUTmedia on Twitter.  To subscribe to this wrap, please email

Queensland sea squirt and rainforest tree advance cancer treatment

21-08-2017 Compounds from a sea squirt and a rainforest tree, both native to Queensland, could hold the key to providing more effective treatment for prostate cancer patients.

Slow down: The data on who's driving too fast

21-08-2017 Would you get behind the wheel drunk? Would you travel 65km/h in a 60 zone? The impact on driving performance is roughly the same, and is the message QUT’s Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety - Queensland (CARRS-Q) is highlighting on the first day of Queensland Road Safety Week 2017.

QUT researchers find biological factors contributing to post-traumatic stress

21-08-2017 A world-first study investigating the genetics of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in Vietnam veterans, conducted by QUT in collaboration with the Gallipoli Medical Research Foundation and funded by RSL Queensland, could help explain why some people develop PTSD after exposure to trauma while others do not.

Backyard robotics mix brains and brawn for Robowars

20-08-2017 By day, he’s a mild-mannered commercial builder. But by night – and this weekend at QUT’s Robotronica – Steve Parker is the master of a robot warrior. 


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