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Star Wars turns 40 and it still inspires our real life space junkies

25-05-2017 It was 40 years ago today, on May 25, 1977, that Star Wars first burst onto cinema screens, and from that time the world changed for the better.

The science of comfort: a good night’s sleep rests on your spine’s biomechanics

22-05-2017 A three-year study by QUT biomedical researchers in the Paediatric Spine Research Group (PSRG) aims to deepen our understanding of the concepts of comfort by using new techniques to look at how the spine reacts in different lying positions.

Public parks designed to entice people of all ages & abilities a must to prevent obesity

22-05-2017 Well-designed local parks full of stimulating and challenging experiences could inspire people of all ages to be physically active and help prevent obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease, says QUT landscape architect Dr Debra Cushing.

QUT News & Events Wrap - May 22 edition

22-05-2017 Welcome to QUT's weekly round-up of news and events. For more updates as they happen, join 16,128 followers of @QUTmedia on Twitter.  To subscribe to this wrap, please email media@qut.edu.au.

The heat is on: urban planning risks raising Brisbane suburb temperatures

19-05-2017 The number of Brisbane suburbs suffering “extreme” temperature rises will increase unless effective planning policies are introduced, QUT research has found.

The Great Disrupter: eight things you need to know about Artificial Intelligence

18-05-2017 If it hasn’t already, AI is going to change a whole lot of things in your life, says QUT Associate Professor Michael Milford who every day has multiple requests to explain to all of us how AI is seeping into every corner.

Pepper a peek into the future of social robotics

18-05-2017 It may be petite, but Pepper carries the future of robotics on its narrow shoulders.

QUT News & Events Wrap - May 15 edition

15-05-2017 Welcome to QUT's weekly round-up of news and events. For more updates as they happen, join 15,987 followers of @QUTmedia on Twitter.  To subscribe to this wrap, please email media@qut.edu.au.

Wireless system to power heart pumps could save lives currently lost to infection

15-05-2017 A new wireless system to power heart pumps could save lives by reducing deadly infections caused by current forms of the device.

Augmented reality app to help people manage type 2 diabetes & high blood pressure

11-05-2017 Augmented reality will be incorporated into a new customised app for people with high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes to improve their understanding of the multiple medications they must use to manage their condition.

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