Links Magazine Issue Two 2016

Kate Miller-Heidke

Building creativity

QUT – and our talented alumni – continue to lead in the creative industries. When …

Createx

CreateX, Queensland’s first technology-infused festival of creativity, was the public launch of our Creative Industries …

Robotic Hip Operation

Australia’s first robotic hip operation

Australia’s first robotically assisted hip replacement operation has been performed in Brisbane under the leadership …

QUT Gardens Point

Rankings success

QUT has achieved a 201-300 world ranking in the 2016 Academic Ranking of World Universities …

Awarding service

Alumnus, journalist, public speaker and long-standing Learning Potential Fund supporter Tracey Spicer has been named …

Mungbean research

Industry backs pulses PhD

The Australian Mungbean Association is joining forces with QUT and the Queensland Department of Agriculture …

MIT Bootcamp

MIT Bootcamp

QUT has been selected to host the MIT Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp at Gardens Point campus, …

Smoke-free QUT

Smoke-free QUT

All QUT campuses and off-site research facilities are now smoke-free, making it easier, particularly for …

Jessa Rogers

Outstanding Alumni Awards 2016

Jessa Rogers QUT Young Alumnus of the Year Bachelor of Education (Secondary) and Bachelor of …

What young people want

Communitainment – creating a revolution in entertainment industries. The future of entertainment is being driven …

Awarding research

Awarding research

The maturity of QUT’s research is seeing our health and robotics researchers receiving accolades from …

Board? Head to Club Sosay

Enter business alumnus Debbie Siepel’s Brisbane café, Club Sosay and you won’t see people sitting …

Renee’s NY success

Business graduate Renee Robbie is the co-founder of LookBooker, one of New York’s hottest apps …

Wifi sharing

Wi-Fi sharing

QUT PhD student and software engineer David Poxon is the Brisbane entrepreneur who wants to …

Poet serves up comfort food

Creative Industries graduate Ellen van Neerven is a young award-winning Indigenous Australian writer who is …

Advancing Queensland

Key QUT researchers have been awarded nearly $3.4 million from the State Government under the …

Supermarket savings

A family of four could save $1000 to $1700 on their weekly grocery shop each …

Bio-energy pact with US

A research partnership between QUT and a US National laboratory aims to reduce greenhouse gas …

Coral bleaching

Coral bleaching captured on video

Research by Brett Lewis and Dr Luke Nothdurft has for the first time shown people …

Diabetic foot disease thumbnail

Massive diabetic foot disease costs

Senior Research Fellow Peter Lazzarini has led an Australian-first study published in BMJ Open that …

A place to call home

QUT is changing the lives of people with a mental illness. QUT staff, students and …

Tom Yaxley

Creative gift

The 2016 Jennifer Blocksidge Memorial Fund Award was recently awarded to third-year acting student, Tom …

Treating TB in East Timor

Dr Juliao Dos Reis is on a mission to rid his homeland East Timor of …

STEM campers

Happy STEM campers

High-tech quests for the bionic ear, robot surgery and invisibility cloaks were among the challenges …

International alumni leaders

International alumni leaders return to QUT

The QUT Alumni and Development Office recently welcomed back some of our international alumni for …

Alumni student leader of the year

Alumni Student Leader of the Year

QUT Alumni Student Leader of the Year Nicholas Johnson, a dual mathematics and economics student, …

Proud QUT family

The Kwok family are certainly not afraid to put their academic minds to the test. …

Learning Potential Fund Scholarship

Coming to a phone near you…

Our Learning Potential Fund Scholarship recipients will be making calls from mid-November to mid-December to …

Authors showcase

A group of 15 talented QUT alumni authors gathered at the newly upgraded Gardens Point …

Community winners

Online community winners

Congratulations to the winners of our online community graduation competition. Sacha Roberson received a bonus …

Chapter news

LPF Friends and Alumni A new chapter has been established for alumni recipients, donors and …

QUT donor and student named Philanthropists of the Year

The philanthropic leadership of QUT donor and former Deputy Chancellor, the late Dr Bill Siganto …

Goeffrey Swan

Vale

It is with great sadness that we mourn the passing of our ‘oldest ever’ graduate, …

The Physics Observatory

The Physics Observatory

Float through space in The Physics Observatory, the latest attraction at QUT’s The Cube. Located …

Vice-Chancellor

Last word

With the Vice-Chancellor Fifteen years ago QUT became the first university in the world to …