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QUT ‘golden banana’ humanitarian honoured


QUT scientist and humanitarian, Distinguished Professor James Dale, who has developed potentially lifesaving bananas for some of the poorest people on earth is the 2019 Queensland Senior Australian of the Year.

QUT offers Aust’s first uni esports scholarships in 2019


Australia’s first university esports scholarships have arrived, with QUT in Brisbane announcing it will award five $10,000 scholarships for exceptional League of Legends gamers in 2019.

Furniture, fashion, fine art and more: QUT design extravaganza


Students, teachers, parents and lovers of good design are invited to the QUT Design Festival Open House, a centrepiece of CreateX 2018, a series of performances, exhibitions, screenings and discussions at the Creative Industries Precinct, Kelvin Grove, 13-17 November.

Online sperm donors more agreeable: QUT study


As prospective parents increasingly seek sperm donors online, an international study has analysed what sort of men are donating sperm in this informal setting as opposed to a traditional clinic. And it seems a key characteristic is they are more agreeable.

Failure creates opportunity


A SENIOR Google executive gave the Real World Futures conference a rare insight into the recipe for success recipe of the world’s largest digital business. It comes from failure.

Digital sparks physical appetite


QUT’s adaptation to digital learning has had the unexpected consequence of encouraging students to better use campus facilities, this year’s Real World Futures conference was told.

Living with disruption


Matthew Ames was a 39-year-old father of four when what seemed like a cold developed into a strep infection.

Million dollar clues: Inside the brains of competitive gamers


What makes some esports gamers good enough to compete in global teams in front of thousands of people and earn millions of dollars, while others compete from computers at home with their mates from school?

Eight lessons in adaptation


QUT gave 160 people a crash course in adaptation in the final Real World Futures event of 2018 on Tuesday, 16 October 2018.

Innovation and entrepreneurship at QUT


Explore, experiment and give life to unknown opportunity with QUT's innovation and entrepreneurship programs.

QUT Innovation Summer


Join us for an innovation sprint like no other!

Taking measure of the pleasure of leisure


The intersection between sport, film, music and shopping were bridged at the latest QUT Real World Conversation on September 17.

Innovative results through PhD engagement


Working with skilled research students brings measurable returns to your organisation.

Commercialisation at QUT


We offer help, strategy and partnership opportunities in the transfer of innovation, ideas and IP into any market.

In collaboration with QUT, your innovations come to fruition using our evidence-based mindset inside an opportunity-rich environment.

Content sourced from QUT News Web Service.

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