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High praise for QUT’s new Distinguished Professor Kerrie Mengersen, now a Pitman Medallist

09-12-2016 QUT has awarded the title of Distinguished Professor to mathematical and statistical scientist Professor Kerrie Mengersen, who is highly respected for her world-leading research.

QUT professor named biofutures industry envoy

09-12-2016 Industrial biotech expert QUT Professor Ian O’Hara is to be Queensland’s biofutures ambassador, spearheading the growth industry’s drive into the Asia-Pacific.

Enlightened thinking brings power to Bhutan while reducing ‘inland tsunami’ risk

08-12-2016 The tiny Himalayan mountain kingdom of Bhutan sits on the brink of disaster – global warming is melting the glaciers high above it, threatening to deluge villages and wash away entire communities.

Forget dieting; retrain your brain to beat stress and lose weight

08-12-2016 A QUT neuroscientist internationally acclaimed for her research on alcohol and sugar addiction claims brainpower rather than willpower is the key to living healthily.

Weed slayer AgBot II on Darling Downs

07-12-2016 Darling Downs farmers will meet the future of farming on Wednesday, when QUT showcases its world-leading agricultural robot, AgBot II.

QUT honoured with three Australian Awards for University Teaching

07-12-2016 QUT has been recognised for education excellence and delivering outstanding learning programs after receiving three prestigious Australian Awards for University Teaching worth $25,000 each.

Calls for national rural education strategy after poor science and maths results

07-12-2016 A leading educator in science, technology, education and mathematics (STEM) studies is calling for a national rural education strategy in the wake of Australia’s backwards trend in international student rankings.

QUT statistician becomes first female to win Pitman Medal

07-12-2016 QUT's leading mathematician and statistician Professor Kerrie Mengersen has been awarded the Pitman Medal, the highest honour to be presented by the Statistical Society of Australia.

Original approach can aid economic comeback

07-12-2016 Australia must embrace “unconventional” measures to take control of its economic future or risk falling into recession, according to a QUT economist.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Health law experts for Victorian Govt response to End-of-life Choices report

06-12-2016 The Victorian Government’s response to the Inquiry into End-of-life Choices report will be released on Thursday.


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