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Northside STEM challenge: Robots open students’ eyes to the future

23-08-2016 High school students on Brisbane's northside have celebrated the end of an eight-week robot-building journey with a community showcase of their robots at Murrumba State Secondary College.

QUT major creative industries expansion opens

23-08-2016 QUT is firmly cementing its position as a premier creative industries teaching and learning university, with a hat-trick of announcements and events this week.

Post-punk guitarist spins tales of Brisbane’s 70s music scene at CreateX

23-08-2016 John Willsteed, former member of seminal Brisbane band The Go-Betweens, will share colourful stories of the local music scene in the 1970s in a special performance at the CreateX festival to celebrate the $88 million expansion of QUT’s Creative Industries Precinct on Sunday 28 August.

QUT News & Events Wrap - August 22 edition

22-08-2016 Welcome to QUT's weekly round-up of news and events. For more updates as they happen, join 14,232 followers of @QUTmedia on Twitter. To subscribe to this wrap, please email

Media alert: Creative QUT public party will blow your mind

22-08-2016 WHAT: Film/photograph the latest in augmented and virtual reality at the official opening of the $88 million expansion of QUT’s Creative Industries Precinct (Kelvin Grove). This mind-blowing project and more will be on show for the public to experience at QUT’s upcoming CreateX Festival, a collision of creativity and technology.


CreateX Festival – QUT’s public housewarming party will blow your mind

22-08-2016 The public CreateX all-ages festival at QUT's Creative Industries Precinct this Sunday (August 28) will feature the latest immersive 3-D experiences, shine a light on the mystery of the creative process through 60 interactive events (performances, talks and workshops), and culminate in a free concert featuring alumni such as Kate Miller-Heidke, Naomi Price, Carita Farrer Spencer, DeepBlue and Michelle Ryan.

Loyalty is dead

22-08-2016 With Woolworths again planning to re-launch their Rewards Program this month, QUT’s retail expert, Associate Professor Gary Mortimer, suggests the days of rewards cards are numbered.

Young QUT researchers named winners at Young Tall Poppy science awards

18-08-2016 QUT research in childhood sleep, cancer nursing and stopping the spread of drug-resistant superbugs has been recognised at this year’s Young Tall Poppy Science Awards.

Buyer beware: inner city apartment prices to fall by up to 25 per cent

18-08-2016 New inner city apartment prices could fall by 20 to 25 per cent over the next 12 to 18 months as restrictions on capital flow out of China kick in, says QUT property economist Professor Chris Eves who warned of the collapse in March 2015.

Tall Poppy winner ‘weeds out’ bacterial superbugs

18-08-2016 QUT molecular microbiologist Makrina Totsika is at the forefront of research to develop new therapies to beat multi-drug resistant bacteria.


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