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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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Find out how our collaborative approach to research is helping the world to progress.

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Transdisciplinary

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

Real world partnerships

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.

Transformative

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

Making real progress

12 Dec 2019

Virtual reality and drones help to predict and protect koala habitat

QUT researchers have used a combination of virtual reality (VR), aerial thermal-imaging and ground surveys to build a better statistical model for predicting the location of koalas and, ultimately, protecting their habitat.

12 Dec 2019

Bushfire planning controls stifle designs able to prevent catastrophe

As bushfires ravage much of Australia, a QUT expert has called for an urgent review of planning regulations which currently limit construction to conventional homes only able to withstand moderate levels of bushfire attack.

Why QUT

Our research is focused on progress, pushing the boundaries and developing new ideas through transdisciplinary thinking.

Why choose QUT?

World-class facilities

We're committed to providing high quality infrastructure, professional support and facilities for our researchers.

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