Running shoe material inspired 3D-printed design to protect buildings from impact damage

A material used in running shoes and memory foam pillows has inspired the design of a 3D-printed product that could help protect buildings from collision damage and other high impact forces, equivalent to a car travelling at 60km/hr.

Mackay biorefinery pilot plant ready for take-off

World-leading technology has landed in Mackay, bringing Queensland one step closer to a $1 billion sustainable, export-oriented industrial biotechnology and bioproducts sector.

Global medical technology leader announces Queensland R&D Lab

Global medical technology group Stryker will establish its first Australian research and development (R&D) facility in Queensland, thanks to support from the Queensland Government, QUT and The University of Queensland.

Funding for early diagnosis tool for people at risk of heart attack and stroke

QUT researchers received $745,623 to develop a new tool for earlier diagnosis of high-risk atheroma, a build-up of plaque in arteries that can lead to acute cardiovascular diseases such as heart attack or stroke.

New QUT regional STEM summits kick off in Townsville

QUT’s Future You STEM Summit is hitting the road for the first time to make it easier for regional Year 11 and 12 students to be part of the popular annual event and work together to solve real world challenges with a health focus.

Healing country with a new healing space in Cherbourg

The Cherbourg community has partnered with QUT landscape architecture lecturer Alayna Renata and students, Sam Davis, Briana Macqueen and Grace Gaston to design Yarning at Wakka Wakka – the town’s first community-owned gathering space.