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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

21 Sep 2020

“Nano-pillared” surface traps and kills COVID-19

QUT scientists have developed a way to kill COVID-19 virus on aluminium surfaces with a wet-etching technique that forms random ‘nano-pillars’ like miniscule spears, proven to have both antiviral and antibacterial properties.

21 Sep 2020

Teaching robots to navigate - we built a zoo

QUT researchers built a virtual zoo to test the ability of robots to navigate real-world environments by seeing if it could track down the king of the jungle by using symbols and an abstract map.

Why QUT

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

Why choose QUT?

Our facilities

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

Our facilities

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