Links Magazine 2019

QUT’s new Chancellor an outstanding technology leader

QUT’s new Chancellor is Dr Xiaoling Liu, a company director and minerals industry leader with …

The Cube

30 years of QUT

What does the real world look like, what does it seek and what will it …

Margaret Sheil

Strengthening our links with industry

QUT Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Margaret Sheil 2019 has been a significant year for QUT …

Engineered to succeed: From regional NSW to Formula One racing

QUT alumnus Jaden Partridge brings new meaning to living life in the fast lane, graduating …

Fortitude Valley School

Fortitude Valley State Secondary College

Brisbane’s first inner city state high school to be built in more than 50 years …

Science fellows

QUT welcomes new Academy of Science Fellows

Researchers Distinguished Professor Peter Corke and Professor Christopher Barner-Kowollik have joined the ranks of the …

QUT graduates prove the world is their stage

Two Creative Industries alumni made Australian history earlier this year, launching the first independent sci-fi …

Cyclists

Face off – Cyclists not human enough for drivers: study

A new Australian study has found that more than half of car drivers think cyclists …

Lava Blue QUT Lab

Pilot manufacturing plant to produce high-purity alumina for batteries and LEDs

QUT researchers have partnered with mining company Lava Blue and the Innovative Manufacturing CRC (IMCRC) …

Hydrogen push puts focus on research and development

An international commitment to fast-track the development of hydrogen energy worldwide has again put the …

QUT Giving

Thinking big: second annual #QUTGivingDay raises more than $800,000 to ‘Imagine what’s next’

Imagine a world where there is no waste. Or one where this no hunger or …

Strategically collaborating with MIT

The MIT Sloan School of Management has announced a five-year agreement with QUT Business School. …

Pathway to politics

Pathways to Politics for Women

QUT has launched Pathways to Politics for Women, a new program in Queensland to help …

Indigenous winter school

STEM careers take off at Indigenous winter school

A school holidays camp at QUT packed with real world experiences has inspired 26 teenagers …

Giant pumice raft

Giant pumice raft to bring coral boost to Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef is set to receive a restocking of new coral from a …

Saving lives now in sight thanks to Learning Potential Fund scholarship

With aspirations for a career in photojournalism, music, or health, Sacha Alexiou had always planned …

Gut brain axis

Research targets the gut-brain axis

Two QUT randomised control trials have been exploring the gut-brain axis and investigating the impact …

New parkland on our doorstep

Brisbane’s biggest new park in 50 years will be built on the doorstep of our …

How women’s police stations cut violence against women in South America

Consistent research has shown that women prefer to be received by women when they make …

Outstanding alumnus of the year

QUT honours 2019 Outstanding Alumni

Law graduate, businessman, and solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales and the …

QUT Alumni events

Alumni events provide a sense of belonging

When asked the question “as an Australian living and working overseas what do you miss …

Concussion

Concussion under the genetic microscope

The world’s first study on whether genetic variations are involved in the post-traumatic headache experienced …

QUT’s new Education Precinct and teacher Podclass

QUT’s commitment to excellence and innovation in teaching and learning was strengthened this year with …

Robotics hub

Australia’s first robotics hub to drive advanced manufacturing jobs

An Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM) Hub is being developed in a partnership between QUT, …

Artificial intelligence

Artificial Intelligence: Its effect on the workforce now and in the future

Tomer Garzberg is the founder and CEO of GRONADE – and a self-proclaimed ‘todayist’. He …

Without waste

Picture a world without waste – QUT researchers believe it’s possible

Imagine using an app to track plastic use; or robotic bins sorting your rubbish; or …

Automated vehicles

QUT researchers make automated vehicles real

QUT researchers are trialling the most advanced cooperative and automated car in Australia tackling big …

National research centre

National research centres funded

QUT has received Australian Research Council funding to lead or play a significant role in …

Upskilling for the future of work

Over the next 15 years, new automation technologies are expected to add between $1.1 trillion …

BMW+QUT Design Partnership

QUT’s relationship with global Fortune 100 company BMW has been further strengthened by the announcement …

Young QUT alumni helping students attend university through Learning Potential Fund

A desire to help people from disadvantaged backgrounds pursue a university education is behind QUT …

Rankings success

Rankings success

QUT has risen in the latest prestigious international rankings compiled by Times Higher Education to …