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Biofuels revolution will help power Queensland economy

18-10-2017 The man who helped power US Navy ships with alternative fuels made from beef fat is touring Queensland this week along with QUT experts to help push the state’s burgeoning biofuels industry.

New wave of ‘Indigipreneurs’

17-10-2017 When QUT Master of Business student Dean Foley left his first career in the Royal Australian Air Force after five years, it was to embark on a second one inspired by Richard Branson and Robert Kiyosaki.

Futile hospital treatments cost millions

17-10-2017 Non-beneficial treatment of patients who are at the end of their life costs Australia approximately $153.1 million a year, a study published in the British Medical Journal Open today has found.

Machines must think like humans to build trust

17-10-2017 If humans are to ever fully trust driverless cars to make decisions for them, these autonomous systems need to be able to understand how humans problem-solve in ways that sometimes defies machine logic.

Wikipedia 101 to celebrate Open Access Week

17-10-2017 Most of us use it every week, some every day.  But how often do you stop to think about how Wikipedia gets all its great stuff?

Disruption: deal with it!

17-10-2017 “You need a little bit of crazy in a founder,” so said Suncorp CEO of Strategic Innovation Pip Marlow to a packed room at the QUT’s Disruptive Influences and What to Do with Them conference today.

Bringing Australian-developed medicines to market

16-10-2017 Global pharmaceutical companies, biotech entrepreneurs and venture capitalists hungry for Australian-developed medicines will shed light on the complex process of the commercialisation of new drugs at the three-day Bridge Program conference this week (October 21-23).

QUT News & Events Wrap – October 16 edition

16-10-2017 Welcome to QUT's weekly round-up of news and events. For regular updates, follow us on Twitter (@QUT media) and Facebook (@QUTBrisbane). To suscribe to this wrap, please email

Testing centre to shine light on sun safe promises

12-10-2017 Technologies and products that promise to improve sun protection will be put to the test at a new research centre being established in Brisbane by QUT in partnership with clinical trial company Q-Pharm.

QUT bluebox Challenge: Popgun’s ALICE hits the top note

12-10-2017 The team building ALICE, an artificial intelligence that can play and compose music, have won QUT's own Shark Tank business pitch showcase for graduates, students and staff, the QUT bluebox Challenge.


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