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.
Food for thought! Technology can reduce domestic food waste
Consumers waste food because they don't know what's in their fridge, where it's located or how best to use it, a new QUT study has revealed.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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.
Sexual harassment at work not just men against women
More than one in ten complaints of sexual harassment at work are reported by men, a QUT study has found.
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.
Marsupial mating habits to die for
Queensland scientists have discovered two more species of suicidally-sexed carnivorous marsupials and one is already destined for the threatened list.
New device could spell the end of no balls
Foot fault no balls could be eliminated from cricket thanks to a new device that aims to stop bowlers overstepping the mark.
Roadside air can be more charged than under a high-voltage power line
Despite community concerns about living under high-voltage power lines, a world-first QUT study reveals that there are far more charged particles beside busy roads.