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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.

Learn the science of better business – free and online with QUT

26-09-2016 Have you ever wondered how you could use IT to make your business more efficient? Well now you can, online & free from QUT.The QUT academics who literally wrote the book on business process management (BPM) have turned their more than two decades of research and teaching experience into a free massive open online course (MOOC).

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.  

Groomed for success: New York salon entrepreneur among QUT innovation finalists

12-09-2016 The young Brisbane woman behind New York’s top salon booking service, LookBooker, is coming home in October to take on other hot start-ups in the final of the 2016 qutbluebox $250,000 Innovation Challenge.

Women in IT from QUT Awarded for excellence and achievement

12-09-2016 Queensland’s science and technology movers and shakers were out in force to recognise the 2016 Women in Technology Award winners at the gala dinner on Friday 2 September at the Royal International Convention Centre in Brisbane. More than 350 people attended the prestigious awards to be inspired by Queensland’s most talented women making a difference in technology and life sciences.  QUT was well represented among the nominees for the ten awards, and picked up three awards for current academic staff, and alumni.

Brisbane entrepreneur creates Wi-Fi sharing economy

12-09-2016 Meet the Brisbane entrepreneur who wants to do to telcos what Uber has done to taxis.

QUT News & Events Wrap - September 12 edition

12-09-2016 Welcome to QUT's weekly round-up of news and events. For more updates as they happen, join 14,407 followers of @QUTmedia on Twitter. To subscribe to this wrap, please email


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