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QUT News & Events Wrap - December 5 edition

05-12-2016 Welcome to QUT's weekly round-up of news and events. For more updates as they happen, join 15,068 followers of @QUTmedia on Twitter. To subscribe to this wrap, please email media@qut.edu.au

Could the mosquito-borne disease chikungunya arrive in Australia?

05-12-2016 Research on the risk of arrival in Australia of a debilitating disease spread by the same mosquito that carries Zika, is one of $2.8m in the latest NHRMC grants awarded to QUT. 

World-leading green-energy physicist joins QUT

02-12-2016 ARC Laureate Fellow and physicist Professor Dmitri Golberg will join 800 physics researchers at the Asia Pacific Physics Conference in Brisbane this week (December 4 to 8).

Healthy holiday habits won’t hamper festive fun

01-12-2016 With school holidays on the horizon and Christmas rapidly approaching, festive season fun can also throw up temptations to challenge families.

MEDIA ADVISORY – heatwave experts from QUT

01-12-2016 QUT has a multidisciplinary team of experts who can speak about various aspects of the current heatwave.

Largest ever research into philanthropy reveals Australians’ generosity

01-12-2016 Fewer Australians are giving to charity but those who do are giving more, according to the largest ever research into philanthropic behaviour.

Tests on oil recycled from tyres finds a cleaner diesel blend

29-11-2016 Old tyres can be completely recycled into lower emission diesel engine oil, instead of being dumped in dangerous, highly flammable stockpiles that become breeding grounds for malaria and dengue-carrying mosquitoes.

Too much glass & no privacy: Brisbane's new apartments not suited to subtropical climate

29-11-2016 Brisbane’s newly built apartments are mostly over-glazed hot boxes that will  increasingly cost more to keep cool and be uncomfortable to live in, due to poor design and a focus on “the view”.

QUT celebrates 2017 New Colombo Plan Scholars

29-11-2016 Eight outstanding QUT students have been awarded the prestigious New Colombo Plan (NCP) Scholarship at an awards dinner in Canberra last night (MONDAY 28).

QUT News & Events Wrap - November 28 edition

28-11-2016 Welcome to QUT's weekly round-up of news and events. For more updates as they happen, join 15,025 followers of @QUTmedia on Twitter. To subscribe to this wrap, please email media@qut.edu.au.

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