Music student Royston is our Idol

QUT music student Royston Sagigi-Baira’s singing career is on a high, thanks to an Australian Idol journey that has taken him all the way to the 2023 finals.

UV-sensing wearables project uses new ‘switchable dye’ tech

Science and design researchers at QUT have joined forces to develop re-usable, colour-changing prototypes of jewellery and accessories that use new switchable dye technology to warn people when they’ve had too much sun.

QUT teaching staff win national awards

QUT educators have taken out half the program honours at the 2022 Australian Awards for University Teaching (AAUT), with two teams winning awards for programs that enhance learning.

Seven steps to ‘clean up’ cotton industry

Exploitation of workers in the global garment industry is rife but Australia can lead the way to change, starting with the growers say QUT researchers, who also suggest Cotton Australia introduce labour rights criterion to the Australian Cotton Mark certification.

QUT students go global in 2023 on New Colombo Plan Scholarships

Four QUT students have been awarded prestigious New Colombo Plan Scholarships by the Australian Government to study and intern overseas in 2023 to learn more about our Indo-Pacific neighbours.

Research in Focus: Reef rock close-up helps unlock underwater secrets

An extreme close-up of a reef rock sample that holds keys to the history of the Great Barrier Reef has won geoscience PhD researcher Lisa Kearney the Best in Show award at QUT’s 2022 Research in Focus multimedia competition.