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26.02.15 QUT students help save Colombian gold mine for traditional land owners

A team of QUT students, including Queensland's 2015 Rhodes Scholar Brody Foy, has worked with students from Bogota's Universidad de Los Andes and Universidad del Norte to keep a Colombian gold mine in the hands of traditional owners and prevent them from getting mercury poisoning.



26.02.15 Aerial robots, artificial intelligence and statistics revolutionise wildlife tracking and research

Monitoring the movements and populations of koalas, dingos, feral pigs and other wildlife will be a lot easier thanks to a QUT collaboration involving a dynamic blend of high profile research areas including aerial robots, artificial intelligence and Bayesian statistics.



25.02.15 Unmanned Aircraft: Mission Possible thanks to Project ResQu

QUT unmanned aircraft researchers have made what's believed to be a world-first breakthrough for small unmanned aircraft (UA) under 20 kilograms, developing an automated emergency landing system (AELS) that has enabled the aircraft to land on its its own.



25.02.15 New fossil timeline database opens for the tree of life

Data on the origins of Australia's unique platypus, echidna and kangaroos have been added to a new open-source database that will help researchers more accurately estimate when all species first arose.



24.02.15 QUT PhD student becomes first woman to win Aerospace Australia award

A QUT PhD student today became the first woman to win a prestigious Aerospace Australia Limited industry Innovation Award for her work on a project to improve the safety of aircraft and reduce maintenance costs.



24.02.15 Obesity genes identified by worldwide research team

A massive worldwide analysis of genetic data from almost 340,000 people around the world has brought understanding of the genetic basis of obesity a step closer.



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23.02.15 New UAV Challenge will push flying robots to their limits
19.02.15 DIY siphon can drain domestic floodwater
18.02.15 QUT research links daytime naps to poorer night-time sleep in young children
18.02.15 Hummingbird House, Qld's only children's hospice, is underway
18.02.15 Increase in GST can’t just benefit rich
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17.02.15 Australia’s Eurovision debut set to generate social media frenzy at home
17.02.15 Orientation welcomes 14,000 new students
24.02.15 QUT research links daytime naps to poorer night-time sleep in young children
16.02.15 How religious or not are you? Psychology survey seeks answers
16.02.15 QUT microbiologist helps Ethiopia evaluate ebola preparedness
16.02.15 Higher folate diet may reduce migraine frequency
16.02.15 QUT launches O Week with indie-pop band Cub Sport
13.02.15 QUT unmanned aircraft flights gain CASA approval
13.02.15 Five point plan to improve Queensland economy
13.02.15 Government on the knife-edge
12.02.15 What we learnt from the Mackay 2008 flood: Seven years on
11.02.15 QUT cricket expert on call for World Cup washouts
12.02.15 More rate cuts won’t stem unemployment surge
11.02.15 Australia needs a national hospital infections monitoring system
10.02.15 QUT lecturer and poet awarded prestigious US Fellowship
10.02.15 Labor in the best position to form Government
10.02.15 Testing the boundaries: study reveals inner workings of cricket teams
09.02.15 Grant preparation blowout despite simplified NHMRC process
09.02.15 Innovation the key to winning leadership race
09.02.15 QUT ‘trailblazer’ wows the AI world with robot writing tool
06.02.15 Oscars invite sends QUT student designer to the stars
06.02.15 QUT PhD student working to make aircrafts safer up for national aviation award
05.02.15 Text messages a new tool in the fight to prevent skin cancer
04.02.15 Ferny Grove could be the 2015 election’s Mundingburra
04.02.15 Uni science project brings the space race to the Downs
03.02.15 Rate cut roll of the dice risks swelling housing bubble
02.02.15 Tech partnership puts QUT students on path to success
30.01.15 Better end-of-life care for Australians from all walks of life
30.01.15 QUT electrochemistry researcher turning gold into energy wins national chemistry award
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29.01.15 Tweets and hashtags fly in battle for social media votes
29.01.15 ALP gets jump on LNP by moving to plug budget black hole
29.01.15 Key #qldpol facts from The Hypometer for Thursday 29 January 2015:
29.01.15 Swings will be big sting for LNP but no knockout blow
30.01.15 Selling assets beats risky lease plan: QUT expert
28.01.15 Good citizenship should start early: QUT expert
28.01.15 Key #qldpol facts from The Hypometer for Wednesday 28 January 2015:
27.01.15 Queensland has a cash flow problem but is not going broke
27.01.15 Attack on alleged Labor bikie links has familiar ring
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27.01.15 Tom Cochrane named in Australia Day Honours
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23.01.15 Tune in to the Hottest 100 hype
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22.01.15 Take action on bikie crime & domestic violence but keep penalties fair – Qld voters
21.01.15 Break cycle of fear to put more bikes on the road
20.01.15 World-first open online robotics courses for the masses
19.01.15 Queensland Election Social Index to track social media campaign as it happens
19.01.15 Parents seek school readiness tests for children
15.01.15 QTAC January offers released
15.01.15 QUT to overhaul medical prescription training assessment
15.01.15 LNP must play Tony Abbott card at right time
14.01.15 Public opinion sought on body corporate issues
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12.01.15 Summer no sweat for Brisbane but winter freeze fatal
06.01.15 Ashgrove litmus test for Newman Government
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