THE way we live in and use the centre of Brisbane is changing rapidly thanks to both technology and infrastructure investment.
The QUT headquartered Australian Centre for Robotic Vision has delivered the country’s first Robotics Roadmap to guide and grow robotics and automation in Australia, with new research revealing the industry is now worth more than $12 billion to the nation annually.
QUT researchers have developed a new way for robots to see the world from a more human perspective, which has the potential to improve how technology, such as driverless cars and industrial and mobile robots, operates and interacts with people.
QUT’s scientific and innovation credentials have been celebrated as part of the 2018 BIO International Convention, with the University signing three key industry agreements, including a major announcement for a promising pre-clinical anti-cancer drug candidate invented by the Cancer and Ageing Research Program (CARP).
The latest analysis of the future of work is paying more attention to what some future jobs might look like in a technologically disrupted world.
A world’s first QUT-led study has used artificial intelligence to analyse regional personality characteristics estimated solely from language patterns in 1.5 billion Twitter posts and uncover hotspots and cold spots of entrepreneurial personality and activity across the US.
QUT Engineering Professor Mahen Mahendran has been awarded a quarter-of-a-million dollar grant from the Australian Research Council (ARC), to investigate the fire resistance of common pre-fabricated steel wall systems, with the project ultimately aiming to improve the safety of newly-constructed buildings.
QUT’s inaugural #QUTGivingDay has proven to be an enormous success, raising over $1.6 million to support over 20 of QUT’s vital projects.
QUT is part of a new Sixth Wave Alliance (SWA) that will develop a national robotics R&D strategy and create the critical mass required to address large-scale Australian and international challenges using robotics technologies.
TWO of Australia’s leading change agents have put the customer at the centre of the digital transformation that is driving their businesses.
Content sourced from QUT News Web Service.