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08.02.16 QUT News & Events Wrap


Welcome to QUT's weekly round-up of news and events. For more updates as they happen, join 12,451 followers of @QUTmedia on Twitter.

04.02.16 Data from Australia’s largest-ever study of business start-ups released

Research data from Australia’s largest-ever study of business start-ups was released to the public today by QUT and Innovation Minister Christopher Pyne.

04.02.16 100 QUT staff members recognised internationally for achievements in learning and teaching

More than 100 QUT academic and professional staff have attained international recognition for their achievements in learning and teaching through the UK Higher Education Academy (HEA).

03.02.16 Floods are inevitable – how can we prepare Brisbane for the next one?

Houses that float up and down on their extended stumps, cars that lock 50m from an overflowing creek, transport networks well away from at-risk areas – just some of the ideas canvassed at the Flood Hypothetical at QUT on Thursday, February 4 to help save lives and property from rising floodwaters.

02.02.16 AMP chairman Simon McKeon to address first 2016 QUT Business Leaders' Forum

AMP chairman Simon McKeon AO will address the first 2016 QUT Business Leaders’ Forum on Wednesday, 2 March at The Hilton Brisbane.

02.02.16 Helicopter parents take extreme approach to homework

Parents who take the overparenting approach, known as helicopter parenting, are possibly hindering their child’s development by becoming too heavily involved in homework.

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22.01.16 Animal abuse linked to domestic violence
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18.01.16 Masters – poor timing and strategic error
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14.01.16 Healthy lifestyle program – PEACH – launches free online version
14.01.16 QTAC January offers released
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13.01.16 Cyberbullying making Australian public servants miserable
13.01.16 Fists at dawn: young women’s fights start on social media & move to reality
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07.01.16 Volunteers wanted for study concerning falls in older adults with macular degeneration
07.01.16 Global research hub publishes QUT study on light exposure and kids’ weight
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23.12.15 New program reduces hospital infections
23.12.15 QUT and Global Road Technology invest in building better roads
22.12.15 QUT's top stories for 2015
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22.12.15 Road rumble strips are a wake-up call to pull over: QUT study
21.12.15 Award-winning performance secures ‘Oscars of higher education’ for QUT
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17.12.15 From meat, potato & two veg to superfoods: QUT marks 40 years of nutrition teaching
17.12.15 Brisbane where? Chinese tourists won’t gamble on BrisVegas
16.12.15 A simple saliva test could replace blood tests for heart failure: QUT study
16.12.15 $800k grant to bring blood and nutrients to 3D printed organs
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14.12.15 Unclean water supply may contribute to lower life expectancy in remote Australia
10.12.15 Short and successful: More drink drivers set to stay under the limit
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09.12.15 Sexual harassment widespread in Victoria Police, report finds
09.12.15 QUT wins two prestigious teaching awards
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08.12.15 QUT sculptor’s career gets freeway fast-track
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13.10.15 Helping older drivers: International award for QUT optometry researcher
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