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.
As life expectancy for Australians edges towards 90 over the next 30 years and retirement is redefined, staying connected with employment and other activities will be increasingly critical for all of us.
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.
QUT’s inaugural #QUTGivingDay enables anyone to support many vital projects from helping to save the Great Barrier Reef to supporting students in financial hardship.
A social movement that aims to end cyberbullying by 2025, by using the hashtag #watchit, was inspired as a result of a school-based innovation workshop at QUT.
The world’s biggest robotics conference comes to town .. plus metal mayhem as the bots do battle .. and human teams go head-to-head to begin solving one of the greatest gripes for households everywhere.
The next generation of female tech leaders are being tasked with putting an end to cyberbullying in a day-long innovation workshop at QUT, on the eve of Brisbane’s premier innovation festival Myriad.
QUT researchers have developed a new drug that has the potential to dramatically slow the ageing process and delay, or even prevent, major diseases in humans, including cancer, Alzheimer’s, Type 2 Diabetes and arthritis.
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