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The 2024 Queensland Young Tall Poppy Science Awards are now accepting applications. These awards are delivered in partnership with the Australian Institute of Policy and Science (AIPS) and the Office of the Queensland Chief Scientist and recognise researchers who demonstrate scientific excellence and community engagement.
Is there an alternative to 10,000 kilometres of new transmission lines? Yes – but you may not like it
Building transmission lines is often controversial. Farmers who agree to host new lines on their property may be paid, while other community members protest against the visual intrusion. Pushback against new lines has slowed development and forced the government to promise more consultation. It’s not a new problem. Communities questioned…
A rush by Australian companies to use generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) is escalating the privacy and security risks to the public as well as to staff, customers and stakeholders, according to a UniSC study.
As our nation’s leaders shape Australia’s future, few challenges loom larger or evolve faster than artificial intelligence. AI-driven opportunity, underscored by careful consideration around governance and implementation, will be at the core of what should be seen as an exciting wave of optimisation across the career landscape.
A lovely profile of @BlueRehn's work as both a postdoc and PhD candidate in @cabahCoE - Kindling a curiosity for the ancient past - In pursuit of ancient fires...
Gamers who chose to be good Samaritans while playing through a zombie apocalypse were more likely to be prosocial post-game, according to new QUT research.
QUT will host the Bavaria-Queensland Research Alliance Workshop this week which will allow researchers from the two states to explore and develop collaborative projects aligned on critical areas such as greener fuels, energy storage, manufacturing and emission reduction technologies.
Our latest @creativechange article on music and social equity has been published in Social Justice Research!
Our latest @creativechange0 article on music and social equity has been published in Social Justice Research! Can Community Music Contribute to More Equitable Societies? A Critical Interpretive Synthesis
Scams like money muling and sextortion are on the rise. Our experts are encouraging governments to facilitate solutions including implementing identity resilience strategies, regulating online platforms, and educating students to prevent victimisation.
Now accepting applications - The annual Young Tall Poppy science awards recognise and celebrate recognise researchers who demonstrate scientific excellence and community engagement.
Queensland is at the forefront of quantum and advanced technology research in Australia. The Queensland Quantum and Advanced Technologies Strategy harnesses Queensland’s expertise in quantum technologies.
The Queensland Infectious Disease Research Capabilities statement presents comprehensive information on how Queensland’s research community excel in infectious disease research.
Find out more about how the Queensland Government is investing in scientific excellence and capability through a range of programs and initiatives.
A new world class stand-alone Queensland Cancer Centre is to be built within the Herston Health Precinct. It will be the only cancer care service in Australia offering the full spectrum of cancer services in…
The Translational Manufacturing@TRI facility equipped to scale up to full production to support late-stage clinical trials of promising drugs and vaccines is to be built next to the Translational Research Institute with $60m funding from…
Explore our strategic visualisation tool to understand Queensland’s research strengths and capabilities in seven emerging industries…
Resources have been created to support biodiscovery entities and First Nations peoples understand and comply with the traditional knowledge obligation under the Biodiscovery Act 2004.
QUT’s Distinguished Professor Lidia Morawska, an international air quality expert, has been named in the Time Magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. Professor Morawska is the director of the…