One in eight newly qualified teachers leaves the profession within the first few years of teaching, a statistic QUT is hoping to break by future-proofing graduating education students with a capstone conference called Stepping Out.
Fruit fly causes losses of up to $159 million a year in Australia, making them the bane of orchardists, a worldwide agricultural pest and the target of intensive research by QUT scientist Associate Professor Tony Clarke.
He's back and he's a world champion. QUT's 87-year-old bodybuilding palaeobotanist, John Rigby, has returned from Slovakia with the over-80s world title from the 2014 World Championships in Natural Bodybuilding and Fitness.
Women often find it difficult to leave abusive partners because they have been socialised into believing it is their role to 'fix' an unhappy marriage, according to QUT criminologist Associate Professor Sharon Hayes in her recently released book Sex, Love and Abuse: Discourses on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault.