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Overseas heavyweight sports retailers take on Australian market

26-09-2016 Two giant international sports retailers are set to enter the ring in Australia, lured by a strong and growing trend for health and wellbeing, exercise and outdoor activity.

Author accolades for QUT mammal expert

23-09-2016 A world expert in carnivorous marsupials has been acknowledged with the prestigious Whitley Medal for a book he co-wrote with a team of Australian and international researchers.

Float into QUT to experience new Physics Observatory at The Cube

19-09-2016 Love the idea of floating through space these school holidays?   The Cube at QUT’s Gardens Point campus has unveiled its latest attraction – The Physics Observatory – which soars across two storeys of high-tech screens.

Living gene bank to help save wild koalas

21-09-2016 A $1.8 million partnership between The University of Queensland, the Queensland University of Technology and Dreamworld will see the Gold Coast theme park’s zoological department used as living koala genome bank to save the threatened species.

QUT News & Events Wrap - September 19 edition

20-09-2016 Welcome to QUT's weekly round-up of news and events. For more updates as they happen, join 14,500 followers of @QUTmedia on Twitter. To subscribe to this wrap, please email

School students rise to UAV medical challenge

19-09-2016 Sixty high-school students from Australia, China and California have their unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) skills put to the test this week in a first-of-its-kind life-saving medical challenge near Ipswich.

Hear ye, hear ye: help crowdfund a 3D printed ear for kids born without one

18-09-2016 An exciting crowdfunding campaign to fast track the development of 3D printed prosthetic ears for children born without an ear kicks off today.

QUT research advancing Queensland

16-09-2016 Key QUT researchers have been awarded nearly $2.8 million from the State Government to advance research into 3D printed breasts for reconstructive surgery, new nutritional food products and animal feed supplements, and robotic underground mining vehicles.  

Landmark UN report promotes access to essential medicines

15-09-2016 Reform of intellectual property rules over vital public health research on such diseases as ebola and Zika virus is long over-due, says QUT IP expert Professor Matthew Rimmer.

The makings of a good teacher as Queensland shakes up exams

15-09-2016 Senior secondary school teachers who provide the ‘big picture’ about their subjects ensure success for final exams, says a school assessment expert.


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