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ACERE virtual continues!

ACERE continues this week ‘virtually’ with the ever popular PDS sessions – these sessions are always in high demand and this year is no exception!  The Paper Development Sessions are expert-led roundtable discussions of selected papers that were submitted to the main academic program of ACERE. The goal of PDS sessions is to facilitate…

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Jane Jacobs was right: New study targets secrets of great entrepreneurial cities

What makes a great entrepreneurial city? While many urban planners, policy and business leaders thought in terms of infrastructure, buildings and streets, Jane Jacobs had a very different answer: Empowered people and their vibrant lives. Throughout her career as an influential author, theorist, journalist and activist, Jane Jacobs fought…

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Artificial intelligence vs humans – can you outwit technology?

Imagine if artificial intelligence (AI) could pick the next Jeff Bezos, Richard Branson, Bill Gates or Elon Musk? It may be just around the corner according to a QUT researcher into entrepreneurship. A QUT study is looking for thousands of people to complete a short online survey asking them to look at photographs and identify which…

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What is happening at ACERE2021 this week?

ACERE2021 – the Australian Entrepreneurship Research Exchange – takes place this week and we are delighted to welcome all delegates and presenters. ACERE2021 has to be in a virtual mode this year – with the standard format: Entrepreneurship Educators Forum (whole day forum involving educators, researchers, entrepreneurs and other…

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Great EEF today to kick off ACERE!

Big thanks to Baden Uren, Bond University, and Rowena Barrett, QUT Entrepreneurship for organising this. Many schools, unis and entrepreneurs involved! Amazing to see what’s happening in Australia re Entrepreneurship Education in schools and unis, and how things evolve.   Click here for information about ACERE – our annual…

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MTAQ visits QUT (M3D Centre)

Group CEO, Rod Camm along with his team from Motor Trades Association of Queensland MTAQ visited ARC Training Centre for M3D Innovation at QUT today. We had a productive discussion on the future of automotive recycling and a possible role of 3D printing. MTAQ is our industry partner in the ongoing research project; ‘recycling of…

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Exploring 3D printing and recycling of automotive parts

Motor Trades Association of Queensland MTA, in their special edition on 3D printing technology, has published the story of Sarfraz Ali Kyani as an upcoming researcher on automotive recycling. Sarfraz is a PhD student at ACE (QUT) and a recipient of ARC Training Centre for M3D Innovation Scholarship in relation to subproject ‘Recycling of…

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Good results for ACE Professors in Stanford list of the world’s top 2% scientists

Stanford University released a list of the top 2% scientists in the world, based on standardised citation metrics across all scientists and scientific disciplines. The list names 4 ACE Professors as among the top 2% scientists in the world according to their citation impact during the calendar year 2019. ACE Deputy Director…

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Regional comparison of entrepreneurship in Australia

In 2019, New South Wales, Queensland and South Australian residents were significantly more likely to believe that entrepreneurship is a desirable career choice. Australia is number 1 in intrapreneurship globally, with Victoria and Western Australia leading intrapreneurship as a percentage of the population across Australia. Total…

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Congratulations! ACE Deputy-Director DProf Dietmar W Hutmacher recognised as a Research Superstar!

Congratulations to ACE Deputy-Director, Distinguished Professor Dietmar W Hutmacher recognised as a Research Superstar in The Australian.  This Lifetime Achievers Leaderboard lists the five top researchers from Australian universities and research institutions in each of the eight major discipline areas…

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Digital experiences changing how entrepreneurs envisage future ventures

Story by Sarah Dillon, PhD Candidate & Sessional Academic, QUT For many, the COVID-19 lockdown highlighted how work interactions that are experienced entirely online, are intrinsically different to those experienced in supposed “real life”. New terms such as Zoom fatigue captured the zeitgeist and raised public awareness of some of the…

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AI-enabled analysis of entrepreneurial language on Twitter reveals entrepreneurial hotspots

In a new study, led by Martin Obschonka in collaboration with researchers from the London School of Economics and Political Science, the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Mannheim, AI models applied to language patterns in 1.5 Billion Twitter posts uncovered regional hotspots and cold spots of entrepreneurial language and…