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Tony McAvoy SC is QUT Alumnus of the Year 2018

07-08-2018 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.

Australian research lifts the lid on lipids to prevent dry eye

06-08-2018 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.

Citizen scientists dive into reef protection project

06-08-2018 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.

QUT works with ABS to boost use of big data

03-08-2018 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.

QUT ARC Future Fellowships announced

03-08-2018 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.

QUT secures first Australian Research and Innovation Bridges project in Mauritius


Excellence awarded at QUT

25-07-2018 QUT Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Margaret Sheil today presented Awards for Excellence for outstanding achievers across the QUT community.

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


QUT eSports Arena taps into $1 billion industry

23-07-2018 Australia’s first university eSports gaming ‘arena’ will be showcased at the QUT Open Day this Sunday, July 29.

Flood, pollution Drifter goes with the flow

18-07-2018 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.


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