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QUT project aims to reduce dental anxiety and pain

19-06-2018 A trip to the dentist is not an experience many people look forward to, especially when major work is involved, but a world-first QUT-led project aims to take away some of the pain using the power of light.

Robotics Roadmap to drive new industrial revolution

18-06-2018 The QUT headquartered Australian Centre for Robotic Vision has delivered the country’s first Robotics Roadmap to guide and grow robotics and automation in Australia, with new research revealing the industry is now worth more than $12 billion to the nation annually.

Orange, tea tree & eucalyptus oils sweeten diesel fumes

15-06-2018 Waste oil from orange, tea tree and eucalyptus essential oil production mixed with diesel provides a sweet-smelling biofuel blend with comparable performance to diesel-only fuel.

Are you LoST?

08-06-2018 QUT researchers have developed a new way for robots to see the world from a more human perspective, which has the potential to improve how technology, such as driverless cars and industrial and mobile robots, operates and interacts with people.

Fire resistant steel buildings in the frame

28-05-2018 QUT Engineering Professor Mahen Mahendran has been awarded a quarter-of-a-million dollar grant from the Australian Research Council (ARC), to investigate the fire resistance of common pre-fabricated steel wall systems, with the project ultimately aiming to improve the safety of newly-constructed buildings.

#QUTGivingDay raises over $1.6 million

24-05-2018 QUT’s inaugural #QUTGivingDay has proven to be an enormous success, raising over $1.6 million to support over 20 of QUT’s vital projects.

QUT scientist joins nation’s most distinguished

22-05-2018 QUT mathematical and statistical scientist Distinguished Professor Kerrie Mengersen has been named a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science, joining the ranks of the nation's most distinguished scientists. 

Sixth Wave Alliance accelerates robotics R&D

22-05-2018 QUT is part of a new Sixth Wave Alliance (SWA) that will develop a national robotics R&D strategy and create the critical mass required to address large-scale Australian and international challenges using robotics technologies.

#QUTGivingDay to unlock extra $500,000

16-05-2018 QUT’s inaugural #QUTGivingDay enables anyone to support many vital projects from helping to save the Great Barrier Reef to supporting students in financial hardship.

QUT Robot Academy marks online success

11-05-2018 The QUT Robot Academy is celebrating its first birthday with its own impressive data set.


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