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A national study of the prevalence and effects of child maltreatment is underway, led by QUT Professor Ben Mathews.

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We tackle some of the biggest questions facing the planet by combining different disciplines and capabilities. Our transdisciplinary research approach is delivering unique solutions.

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We work closely with partners across all sectors who will apply our research outcomes to create solutions. We're engaging with government and industry, to translate our research to deliver real-world impacts.


We are harnessing our technological strengths across different disciplines to transform research by identifying new opportunities and delivering solutions to real-world problems.

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29 Jul 2019

A flock of #Aus tweeters hide in plain sight

Twitter is, for many of us, synonymous with Trump pronouncements, outrage campaigns and reality TV commentary but a large cluster of Australia’s 3.7 million Twitter users quietly tweet away using the platform as it was originally intended – a 140-character conversation space.

29 Jul 2019

Australia-first Nature journal conference: how sharks & mosquitoes point to better medicine

The world’s leading bioengineers and editors of Nature Materials, Nature Materials Review and Nature Protocols are meeting for the Australian-first Nature conference, Biomimetics in Bioengineering, August 4-6.


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