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New owners wanted for plump ponies

15-05-2015 New owners are being sought for 40 healthy ponies that have been participating in clinical trials conducted by QUT.

Even flush families find value in frugality

14-05-2015 Middle-income earners are just as thrifty as those less well-off when it comes to budgeting the family finances, QUT research has found.

A simple siphon could help mitigate damage from future earthquakes in Nepal

11-05-2015 Damage from future earthquakes in Nepal and other nations in the Himalayas could be partly mitigated by a humble plastic pipe, according to a Queensland physicist.

Biorefineries to create a profitable future for agriculture in Australia

08-05-2015 QUT research will investigate how to develop a more profitable future for Australian agriculture by transforming farming by-products into valuable new products.

Australia Post to work with PwC Chair in Digital Economy

08-05-2015 Australia Post has announced a research partnership with QUT's PwC Chair in Digital Economy to explore opportunities generated by digital transformation.

‘Dr Google’ doesn’t know best – search engine self-diagnosis and ‘cyberchondria’

05-05-2015 QUT research is aiming to improve search engines after finding online self-diagnosis of health conditions provides misleading results that can do more harm than good.

QUT unveils Australian-first Chair to shape the digital economy

22-04-2015 QUT will be at the forefront of shaping digital transformation in Queensland and preparing graduates for jobs of the future with the launch of an Australian-first Chair in Digital Economy.

Brisbane pivotal to $250 billion global spatial industry

22-04-2015 Brisbane is one step closer to becoming the capital of the world's $250 billion geospatial technology industry today with the launch of a global summit tackling global issues with big data and spatial technologies.

2015 Arrow Energy QUT Indigenous Scholarships announced

14-04-2015 Three Brisbane QUT students and another from Cairns have been named as the recipients of the 2015 Go Further Indigenous Tertiary Scholarships sponsored by Arrow Energy.

Catch Mother Nature’s third act – expert available on 4 April lunar eclipse

01-04-2015 Australia's nightscape will be bathed in red on Saturday 4 April when we're treated to the third in a rare series of four lunar eclipses, also known as "blood moons".


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