Queensland University of Technology (QUT) was established in 1908 and is one of the largest universities in Australia. It is located in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. QUT has over 40,000 students and three additional campuses nearby. QUT is rated 195 in the Times Higher Education Ranking of all world universities. A recent merger will combine Science and Technology. Information Technology, Built Environment and Engineering and Health are notable departments within QUT.
Sight set on tracking threatened species
Ever wanted to track a rock wallaby in the rugged Australian bush or watch an orangutan swing past you in the wild jungles of Borneo but without the dangers of being there?
MacGyver this! New DIY experiment shows students the physics of climate change
Fishing line, paper clips, glass marble, glue - no, not the makings of a MacGyver episode but a new experiment that lets students precisely measure the effects of global warming on oceans.
New ways to motivate climate change action around the world
New international research has found a way to help the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change promote their message for more urgent action around the world.
Australian fossil forces rethink on our ancestors' emergence onto land
A 333-million year old broken bone is causing fossil scientists to reconsider the evolution of land-dwelling vertebrate animals, says a team of palaeontologists, including QUT evolutionary biologist Dr Matthew Phillips, and ...
From dig to digital: Australia's iconic dinosaurs as you've never seen them before
It's Australia's largest known meat-eating dinosaur but until now we've never seen how Australovenator moved - not even the man who dug it up and named it.
Economic prosperity can't break chains of child labour
Unequal access to education ensures hundreds of millions of children remain trapped in child labour despite dramatic falls in worldwide poverty levels, according to QUT research.
Epic fails in 2015 elections: Does polling jeopardize fairness?
2015 has been a year of electoral polling failure and it could have major implications on election outcomes, say QUT economics researchers.
Cool paint job could blow away air con costs
A cool discovery from QUT researchers has found that a special roof coating could bring Queenslanders relief from sweltering summers as well as lower electricity bills.
Breakthrough in 3-D printing of replacement body parts
QUT biofabrication team has made a major breakthrough by 3D printing mechanically reinforced, tissue engineered constructs for the regeneration of body parts.
Online loans likely to lead to the payday debt spiral
Resorting to the mobile phone for a quick injection of cash is on the rise as more online lenders join the market, a trend likely to lead more Australians into a spiral of debt, says QUT poverty researcher Professor Greg ...