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Indonesian PhD candidate named QUT 2015 Student Leader of the Year

05-06-2015 An international student has been honoured with QUT's Student Leader of the Year award, a first in the history of the awards.

Australian fossil forces rethink on our ancestors’ emergence onto land

03-06-2015 A 333-million year old broken bone is causing fossil scientists to reconsider the evolution of land-dwelling vertebrate animals, says a team of palaeontologists, including QUT evolutionary biologist Dr Matthew Phillips, and colleagues at Monash University and Queensland Museum.

QUT ‘steps up’ to showcase science teaching and spark students’ curiosity

01-06-2015 Some of Australia's top internationally recognised scientists are joining forces with pre-service and practising teachers at QUT to explore different teaching approaches and inspire more students to study science and mathematics.

Distinguished Professor James Dale is a ‘Queensland Great’

31-05-2015 QUT scientist Distinguished Professor James Dale has received a Queensland Great Award from Premier Anastacia Palaszczuk.Professor Dale is the Director of QUT's Centre for Tropical Crops and Biocommodities.

Wonder of Science on show for school students at QUT

29-05-2015 - 29-05-2015 High school students will get a chance to "speed meet scientists" in 10 minute sessions during a one-day event at QUT's Gardens Point campus this Friday (May 29).

Roadside air can be more charged than under a high-voltage power line

28-05-2015 Despite community concerns about living under high-voltage power lines, a world-first QUT study reveals that there are far more charged particles beside busy roads.

Assault & robbery rates impact high-end property values

27-05-2015 Ascot and Chelmer homeowners share a common problem with those in Inala and Cleveland - their property values are affected by changes in rates of personal crimes such as assault and robbery in their suburbs.

Why Aussies aren’t buying plug-in cars: QUT study

26-05-2015 Is it price, perception or the sales person stopping Australians buying electric cars?

MEDIA ADVISORY: QUT physicist can comment on Nepal’s latest disastrous landslide

25-05-2015 QUT's Dr Stephen Hughes is available to comment on Nepal's latest landslide emergency which has blocked the flow of the Kali Gandaki River, threatening downstream villages.

Professor joins the ranks of Australia’s most distinguished scientists

25-05-2015 Computers doing things that are characteristically human is a lifelong fascination and something of a career ambition for QUT Professor Peter Bartlett.


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