Novel vaccination strategy
Professor Raja Jurdak worked with researchers from Macquarie University and the CSIRO on a paper that recommends prioritising vaccines for people who are most likely to be super-spreaders based on the types of places they've visited.Read the article on The New Daily
Using gene editing to protect the Great Barrier Reef
Dr Dimitri Perrin is involved in an international research project that examined the heat tolerance gene of Great Barrier Reef coral. The results pave the way towards new genetic tools and knowledge for coral that support their management and conservation.Read more about the coral-saving research
QUT algorithm to detect misogynistic tweets
Associate Professor Richi Nayak is working with academics from the Digital Media Research Centre and Faculty of Law on a deep learning algorithm that can detect misogynistic tweets.Read more about the algorithm
Talking data and data-led outcomes
Associate Professor Richi Nayak spoke to The LABS about her research on analysing text data through data mining and machine learning, as well as developing algorithms to explore large repositories of text-based data to identify insights and trends.Read the article on The LABS
How to practice cyber hygiene
With an increased number of people working remotely, cyber security specialist Dr Leonie Simpson provides key strategies to employees and employers to help them exercise the highest level of ‘cyber hygiene’.Read the article here
Technologies, such as machine learning, artificial intelligence and human-machine interfaces, are vital for businesses and communities to thrive. Our work revolves around the need for computer-based solutions that are secure, effective and people-orientated.
We're home to research groups that deliver industry and community-based solutions in human-computer interaction, information security and data science.
Explore our innovative research solutions and groups to discover how we're making an impact in the digital world.
Our industry solutionsSecuring smart infrastructure
Academics from our school are working with national energy infrastructure company Jemena on the security of their new "smart" electricity substations. As old electro-mechanical devices are replaced with computer-based systems we gain flexibility and save costs, but introduce new cyber security risks. This joint research will propose ways of identifying and mitigating these threats, even when the system contains third-party components where trustworthiness isn't guaranteed.
Our community solutionsSupporting stroke victims
Our school is conducting research that focuses on human-computer interaction for healthy living. This has led to the development of StrokeAssist, an app that allows stroke survivors to communicate when their ability to speak and listen has been impaired. Its functionality allows users to express their needs to medical staff, schedule medical appointments, and track mood and pain during recovery.
Centre for Data Science
Our researchers are heavily involved in QUT's Centre for Data Science. The centre draws together data science expertise from across Australia to deliver world-class research, training and engagement.
Cyber Security Lab
We're home to the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) Cyber Security Lab where we investigate the security of cyber-physical systems in the real world.
Games Research and Interaction Design Lab
Our Games Research and Interaction Design Lab (GRIDLab) looks at people’s perceptions, behaviours and experiences as they interact with video games and playful technology.
Partner with us
We partner with industry, communities and academic institutions to deliver real-world solutions. We engage with our partners through our:
- research training activities
- undergraduate teaching programs
- postgraduate teaching programs.
Explore some of our partnerships below or get in touch with us to discover how we can partner with you.
Researchers from QUT Ecoacoustics are leading the Australian Acoustic Observatory team. This observatory involves hundreds of solar-powered sensors that continuously record wildlife sounds for five years.
Cyber security collaboration
Our research in the Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre focuses on the cyber security of industrial control systems that form a major part of our nation's critical infrastructure.Visit the Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre website
Children in the digital age
As a core partner in the QUT-based Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence for the Digital Child, we're investigating how digital technologies can benefit children and their families.Visit the ARC Centre of Excellence for the Digital Child website
"I chose QUT based on reputation. The infrastructure and the lab facilities were great. I'm now with Google and get to enjoy lots of travel. It has, hands-down, the best company culture with constant learning opportunities."
Games and Interactive Environments
QUT's Bachelor of Games and Interactive Environments degree is the most successful degree of its kind in Queensland. Our graduate showcase is attended by industry professionals and exhibits the best polished and published games by our final-year students.
- Bachelor of Games and Interactive Environments
- Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Computer and Software Systems)
- Bachelor of Information Technology (Computer Science)
- Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Games and Interactive Environments
- Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Information Technology
- Bachelor of Communication (Digital Media)/Bachelor of Information Technology
- Bachelor of Creative Industries/Bachelor of Information Technology
- Bachelor of Design (Interaction Design)/Bachelor of Information Technology
- Bachelor of Education (Secondary)/Bachelor of Information Technology
- Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Information Technology
- Bachelor of Games and Interactive Environments/Bachelor of Mathematics
- Bachelor of Information Technology/Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
- Bachelor of Information Technology/Bachelor of Mathematics
- Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Games and Interactive Environments
- Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Information Technology
Our diversity commitment
Our school is committed to providing a supportive and inclusive environment for staff and students. We're exploring novel ideas and programs that best support our people in learning, teaching, research and leadership.
Read our diversity statement and discover how we're building a healthy, diverse, inclusive and empowered community.
Our school brings together a diverse team of experts who deliver world-class education and achieve breakthroughs in research.
Explore our staff profiles to discover the amazing work our researchers are contributing to.