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Bobbing buoy set to be early flood warning system

25-11-2015 A unique, floating, GPS-enabled device developed at QUT that could act as an early flood warning system will be further advanced with an ARC Linkage grant in partnership with Sunshine Coast Council.

Sharing economy can help financial struggles

24-11-2015 The power of the sharing economy in shaking up traditional industries can be harnessed to help financially struggling Queenslanders, according to QUT research.

Property prices on Brisbane suburbs near airport or under flight path continue to rise

23-11-2015 Aircraft noise has had minimal if any impact on property prices in suburbs near or under the flight paths to Brisbane Airport, a QUT analysis of 26 years of property sales, rental and investment performance have found.

Paris poker game: COP21 leaders gambling with our future

23-11-2015 The 21st Conference of Parties (COP21) in Paris won’t secure real action on climate change because member countries aren’t coming clean with their environmental data, a QUT academic has warned.

Clean and green: Energy efficiency boost for engineers of the future

23-11-2015 A virtual classroom that will help Australia's universities create "greener" engineers of the future has opened online.

QUT students get seismic head-start with world-leading geology software

23-11-2015 New access to one of the world's most popular geology software programs is enabling students and researchers to analyse complex subsurface information with seismic data and address geophysical and geological challenges, such as those faced by the oil and gas industry.

Learn astrophysics - then eat your experiments!

18-11-2015 Don’t put astrophysics in the too-hard basket – put it in the kitchen.

Australia's advanced bio-tech industries offer economic security

16-11-2015 Australia's future economic security depends on emerging technologies such as bio-manufacturing, says QUT Professor John Bell who will chair a session at the Advanced Manufacturing Summit in Sydney this week (November 17-18).

Australia sharing fruit fly expertise with Africa

13-11-2015 Three plant biosecurity managers from Africa are working with leading Australian fruit fly researchers to take up the fight against the invasive pest in Burundi, Mozambique and Tanzania.

Australia's Chief Scientists spend final 2015 forum at QUT's world-leading robotics research labs

11-11-2015 Australia's outgoing Chief Scientist, Professor Ian Chubb attended his final Forum of Australian Chief Scientists (FACS) in Brisbane this week along with his seven State and Territory colleagues.


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