08-07-2016 An ongoing study by a QUT PhD ecologist is finding future pumice producing volcanic eruptions across the Pacific are likely to help build coral reefs and add to Australia’s marine biodiversity, even as ocean temperatures warm.
29-07-2016 - 29-07-2016 QUT has been celebrating the recognition of the late Dr JJW (Bill) Siganto AM being named 2016 Queensland Community Philanthropist of the Year. The announcement by the Queensland Community Foundation in June acknowledges Dr Siganto’s outstanding contribution to charity and community service through giving time, generating funds, and encouraging others to give.During his lifetime, Dr Siganto contributed his phenomenal leadership to many charitable organisations. A mechanical engineer by trade who established his company Siganto and Stacey Pty Ltd in 1967, Bill had a long association with QUT and its predecessor institutions, including as a QUT Council member and then Deputy Chancellor from 1989 to 1994. His enormous contribution to tertiary education was recognised when he received an honorary doctorate from QUT in 1995 and he became a Member of the Order of Australia in 1997.
04-07-2016 Humans’ early mammal relatives likely diversified 66 million years ago, after the extinction of dinosaurs opened up space for animals such as big cats, horses, elephants and eventually apes to evolve.
27-06-2016 High school students on Brisbane's northside have embarked on an eight-week robotics journey that will see them learn about – and create – miniature robots with the help of QUT.
27-06-2016 A research partnership between QUT and a US National Laboratory aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and develop new ways of creating bio-energy from plant material.
21-06-2016 Petrol-powered vehicles are predicted to dominate the Australian car market in the year 2030 despite the growing concern of carbon emissions and its impact on the environment, a QUT-led study has found.