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Back to the future: Retro robots to roam QUT’s Robotronica

18-08-2017 He was a hit in the ‘70s and he promises to be just as popular when he joins the Robotronica party at QUT’s Gardens Point on Sunday August 20.

RoboCops in the frontline: Robotronica sorts fact from fiction

18-08-2017 Brad Wright has been a police officer for more than three decades and has led the introduction and use of drones and other human-operated robotic technology in the Queensland Police Service (QPS) over the past eight years.

Should robots ease the looming loneliness epidemic? Find out at Robotronica

17-08-2017 How would you feel if your best friend in your twilight years was a robot? It’s one of the many thought-provoking questions being posed at QUTRobotronica event on Sunday. 

QUT research partnership with Rheinmetall Defence

15-08-2017 QUT’s pioneering research into autonomous systems will be an initial focus for a research partnership with Rheinmetall Defence Australia, announced in Canberra today. 

QUT News & Events Wrap – August 14 edition

14-08-2017 Welcome to QUT's weekly round-up of news and events. For more updates as they happen, join 17,433 followers of @QUTmedia on Twitter.  To subscribe to this wrap, please email

QUT researchers named finalists in Young Tall Poppy Science awards

12-08-2017 Two of QUT’s top young researchers were named finalists at this year’s Queensland Young Tall Poppy Science awards.

Going for the higher fruit: Universities post peak public funding

11-08-2017 QUT Vice-Chancellor Professor Peter Coaldrake has presented a public lecture on universities post peak public funding.

The Lens’ open toolkit maps and measures how public research influences innovation

10-08-2017 QUT spin-out company The Lens has launched a new open web platform that reveals how academic research impacts industry and innovation. 

Australia-first toolkit helps students prescribe medicines safely and effectively

10-08-2017 Prescribing medicines is a common healthcare intervention requiring specific knowledge and skills. Teaching students to safely prescribe medicines is difficult, yet critical. Now, for the first time, a Toolkit is available to help universities teach students the skills they need to prescribe safely and effectively.

We’re designing robots that see for Aussie SMEs

10-08-2017 Meet the first in a new wave of robots that will revolutionise manufacturing among Australia’s small to medium size enterprises – creating more jobs locally.


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