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QUT ‘golden banana’ humanitarian honoured

09-11-2018

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

07-11-2018

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

06-11-2018

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.

Digital sparks physical appetite

01-11-2018

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.

Online sperm donors more agreeable: QUT study

01-11-2018

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

01-11-2018

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.

Million dollar clues: Inside the brains of competitive gamers

30-10-2018

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?

Immerse yourself in CreateX 2018 – QUT’s Festival of Creativity

25-10-2018

What would it feel like to be a cyborg? Is being a YouTuber a real job? Should you watch more TV and forget reading? What exactly was the ‘Brisbane Sound?’ What are the latest trends in design?

Eight lessons in adaptation

18-10-2018

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

QUT Innovation Summer

21-01-2019

Join us for an innovation sprint like no other!

Innovation and entrepreneurship at QUT

11-10-2018

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

Commercialisation at QUT

12-10-2018

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.

Innovative results through PhD engagement

12-10-2018

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

Content sourced from QUT News Web Service.

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