A team of Brisbane scientists led by QUT’s Dr Nathan Boase has been awarded a U.S. Department of Defense global grant to investigate a new method to prevent emerging viruses like COVID-19 and Monkeypox from being able to spread through human cells during new pandemics.
Australia and other national governments should follow the lead of the United States and share their intellectual property on COVID-19 technology through the World Health Organisation’s COVID-19 Technology Access Pool (C-TAP), says QUT IP law expert Professor Matthew Rimmer.
Fierce competition for medical research funding makes many researchers loath to disclose in grant applications their career disruptions, such as illness or childbirth, to explain research output gaps for fear of appearing ‘weak’ or unable to fulfil long-term research.
QUT nutrition students are working with industry professionals to get job-ready and tackle Australia’s new National Obesity Strategy and healthy nutrition interventions.
As Australia’s population ages, nurses recommend people start actioning Advance Care Planning in their early 40s, 15 years ahead of what GPs suggest and what the public believe is necessary according to a new study from QUT.
Around 1.8 million Australians have diabetes and more than 4400 endure life-changing foot or leg amputations every year due to their body’s inability to heal foot ulcers. But a QUT PhD researcher is now set to head to the United States to investigate limb-saving healing therapies after being awarded a 2022 Fulbright Scholarship.