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QUT News & Events Wrap – September 18 edition


Welcome to QUT's weekly round-up of news and events.  For regular updates, follow us on Twitter (@QUTmedia) and Facebook (@QUTBrisbane).  To subscribe to this wrap, please email

New study measures human-robot relations


A QUT researcher is leading a new study to evaluate human-robot interactions as technology reshapes health care.

Disruptive Influences


The impact of digital disruption has been described as akin to a Fourth Industrial Revolution with the power to touch every part of our lives.

QUT announces new Vice-Chancellor


QUT Chancellor Mr Tim Fairfax AC has announced the appointment of Professor Margaret Sheil AO as the university's next Vice-Chancellor, effective February 2018.

QUT’s Executive MBA best in Australia


QUT’s Executive MBA (EMBA) has been named the best in Australia by The Australian Financial Review’s BOSS Magazine.

Connected cities need connected people


Almost every move we make in the modern city can be traced. 

Using tweets to decrypt the personality of Donald Trump and other powerful people


Very successful entrepreneurs and CEO’s are often regarded as superstars in modern society because they generate jobs, introduce groundbreaking innovations, and thus change the world.

Will this Aussie robot be Amazon’s ‘pick’ of the bunch?


It’s the competition that could save billions in logistics – and QUT’s custom-built robot may be the winning solution.

Customers key to digital change


TWO of Australia’s leading change agents have put the customer at the centre of the digital transformation that is driving their businesses.

Governments awake: a cruel change is coming


ONE of Australia’s leading businessmen has counselled governments to pay more attention to the impact digital technologies will have on the future of work and the risks to society from job losses.

Content sourced from QUT News Web Service.

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