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.
Criminologist says Amnesty's call to decriminalise prostitution makes sense
A QUT criminologist who has researched male sex work extensively has endorsed Amnesty International's call for international decriminalisation of prostitution.
Solo travellers are not who you think
Solo travellers don't go alone because they have to, they do it because they want to, a new QUT study has found.
Securing data from tomorrow's supercomputers
For the powerful quantum computers that will be developed in the future, cracking online bank account details and credit cards number will be a cinch.
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 ...
Controlling feral animals and plants will save unique species and $billions
Controlling feral pigs is the most cost-effective strategy to help save 148 endangered plant and animal species in the Lake Eyre Basin, and is just one of the significant findings of a three-year study led by QUT applied ...
Study finds financial advisors can contribute to client well-being, life satisfaction
An in-depth study of more than 1000 clients' perceptions and satisfaction with their financial advisers has found high levels of satisfaction in not only financial, but also in psychological well-being and life satisfaction.
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 ...
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.