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7th August 2018

Tony McAvoy SC is QUT Alumnus of the Year 2018

Australia's first Indigenous Senior Counsel Tony McAvoy graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from QUT in 1988. He was named QUT Alumnus of the Year 2018 today and also received the Faculty of Law’s Outstanding Alumni Award.

6th August 2018

Citizen scientists dive into reef protection project

Log on to your laptop. Start swotting up on sea life. Millions of everyday Australians are being encouraged to take a ‘dry dive’ on the Great Barrier Reef, as part of a first-of-its-kind, citizen science project.

6th August 2018

Australian research lifts the lid on lipids to prevent dry eye

Australian researchers have made an important breakthrough in understanding the composition of the tear film that protects our eyes, leading to more effective treatments for dry eye disease.

3rd August 2018

QUT ARC Future Fellowships announced

A research project that mimics nature to create sustainable environmental and energy applications, and another focussed on helping the human body clock adjust to the impact of artificial lighting in homes and workplaces, are two of four QUT-based projects awarded more than $3.5M in Australian Research Council Future Fellowship (ARC) funding for 2018.

3rd August 2018

QUT works with ABS to boost use of big data

QUT has signed a major new project agreement with the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), as the organisations focus on the use of big data and powerful technology to keep Australia at the cutting-edge of statistical analysis.

26th July 2018

QUT secures first Australian Research and Innovation Bridges project in Mauritius

Converting sugarcane trash to bioplastic will be the focus of an Australian-first research project involving QUT, the Mauritius Sugarcane Industry Research Institute (MSIRI) and major Mauritian sugar milling company Omnicane Ltd.

25th July 2018

Excellence awarded at QUT

QUT Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Margaret Sheil today presented Awards for Excellence for outstanding achievers across the QUT community.

14th August 2018

How can the Australian red meat industry become carbon neutral by 2030?

That was the question posed to a panel of experts from QUT and the Australian red meat industry.

23rd July 2018

QUT eSports Arena taps into $1 billion industry

Australia’s first university eSports gaming ‘arena’ will be showcased at the QUT Open Day this Sunday, July 29.

18th July 2018

Flood, pollution Drifter goes with the flow

A new floating device that goes with the flow of rivers to deliver real-time water quality and velocity data is set to be the next defence against flash floods, polluting run-off, and algal blooms.

10th July 2018

Learn from the best: Grads return for Open Day

Want to find out what it’s like to work at a hot young tech company, or the digital arm of one of the world’s biggest accountancy firms … or even Walt Disney World in Florida?

29th June 2018

QUT at cutting edge of solar technology

QUT researchers have developed a new material that has the potential to change the renewable power industry by delivering highly efficient, stable and considerably cheaper solar technology.

27th June 2018

Students jet to Japan for industry immersion

Six QUT students are gaining first-hand cultural and business insights through an immersive two-week program at the Tokyo headquarters of multinational company Mitsui & Co.

25th June 2018

Closing the Loop for Robotic Grasping

Roboticists at QUT have developed a faster and more accurate way for robots to grasp objects, including in cluttered and changing environments, which has the potential to improve their usefulness in both industrial and domestic settings.

25th June 2018

Calls of nature: ecoacoustic monitoring

Birds return to 15-year-old regrowth forests in almost the same numbers of species as old growth forests, a QUT ecoacoustic research study has found.

2nd July 2018

Help monitor the Great Barrier Reef without getting wet

QUT scientists are working with IFE’s Visualisation and eResearch (ViseR) team on an exciting new citizen science project currently in development called Virtual Reef Diver.

31st July 2018

Going global with a Volvo Group internship

QUT electrical engineering student Patrick Halpin is heading to Sweden to further his career aspirations through an internship within the Volvo Group.

14th June 2018

Rural teacher gains international recognition for STEM education innovation

QUT Education graduate and teacher Jess Schofield earned international recognition for her work in STEM education after being awarded LEGO Education’s Australian Teacher of the Year.

16th April 2018

Innovative QUT students awarded Westpac technology scholarships

Seven passionate QUT students have been named among the Westpac Bicentennial Foundation's Young Technologists for their incredible capacity to create meaningful change.

19th March 2018

Todd on track for golden graduation

QUT student Todd Crawford’s hard-earned record at university has earned him five prestigious CareerTrackers ‘Gold Diary’ academic awards – and recognition from Australia’s Prime Minister.

8th March 2018

Extreme engagement, inspiring future science high-flyers

Within the first few minutes, the children’s eyes grow wide. The classroom hubbub quickly dies down.As the presenter makes her first bold statement, kids lean forward in their chairs, transfixed by a new way of looking at science. Many have never seen it presented in such an exciting way.

23rd January 2018

QUT Science and Engineering Kindler Medallists announced

Two high-achieving engineering graduates, Nicholas Sterkenburg and Kaitlyn Lyons have been awarded the prestigious Kindler Medal.