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MEDIA ADVISORY: QUT astrophysicist can comment on Venus-Jupiter double act

29-06-2015 Is it a star? Is it a plane? No, it's a spectacular planetary convergence.

QUT Professor awarded Australian Laureate Fellowship

25-06-2015 A QUT project to help Australia thrive in the Big Data Era has been awarded $2.4 million in a prestigious round of research funding.

High school students learn biofuels trade as debate on biofuel mandate grows

23-06-2015 Building a strong and viable biofuels industry to support jobs for the future is the focus of a week-long challenge for some of Queensland's top science students.

Search for renewables inspires QUT’s Fulbright scholar

18-06-2015 Growing up surrounded by cane fields in north Queensland has had a lasting legacy on QUT's newest Fulbright scholar and research chemist, Dylan Cronin.

Digital poet builds world’s largest science fiction game

17-06-2015 It's X Files meets HP Lovecraft - an interactive science fiction whodunit on a digital canvas that was itself considered science fiction only five years ago.

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.

50 Shades of endangered: marsupial mating habits to die for

01-06-2015 Queensland scientists have discovered two more species of suicidally-sexed carnivorous marsupials and one may already be destined for the threatened list.

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.


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