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Now recruiting: 2021 Final Year Engineering Student Projects

Stay tuned for the BTM’s projects on offer for QUT Final Year Engineering students & keep up to date on InPlace!

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Merry Christmas from the BTM Team!

On behalf of Professor Mia Woodruff & the BTM team, we wish everyone a safe and happy Christmas holiday! After such a disruptive and challenging year, we’re looking forward to taking some time off and coming back in 2021 refreshed and ready to kick more goals!

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Poker for Movember

Last nights poker game helped raise over $200 for Movember, bringing us very close to our goal of $1,000. There is still plenty of time and donations are still open into the end of the year! Thank you to the Slick Dr Nathan Boase from the Soft Matter Materials Group for organising the event. And congratulations to Sabrina for taking home…

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Breaking Literature Review on N95 Respiratory Masks for COVID-19

The scale of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent collapse of the global supply chain has led to an acute worldwide shortage of personal protective equipment for healthcare workers. In response, many groups around the world are seeking to develop novel solutions to ensure local supply. N95/P2 respiratory masks are one of the critical…

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Congratulations to Matt Lanaro – PhD Final Seminar Completion

Congratulations to PhD student Matt Lanaro for completing his PhD final seminar to a live and virtual audience. Matt has been a PhD student in the BTM group since 2017 and presented on “Multi Material, Multi Scale Biofabrication Approaches” Congratulations, Matt!

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Congratulations, Dr Naomi Paxton

The BTM team warmly congratulates Dr Naomi Paxton who has been awarded her PhD. Naomi’s PhD focussed on biofabrication approaches to manufacturing personalised surgical implants. She worked closely with Anatomics (industry partner) and research collaborators at the University of Wollongong to 3D print surgical implants for bone tissue…

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Support the BTM team raising money for Movember 2020

Championed by PhD student Trent Brooks-Richards, the BTM team are getting ready to kick off their Movember fundraising campaign! DONATE HERE  

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Welcome, VRES 2020/21 Students!

The BTM team is welcoming 5 new students to undertake Vacation Research Experience Scheme (VRES) projects over summer. Welcome to Taylia, Audrey, Jacob, William & Gemma who will be undertaking a range of exciting biofabrication research projects, spanning 3D scanning and modelling of ears, melt electrowriting scaffold design and…

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Celebrating Women in Technology

The BTM team and guests gathered to celebrate the incredible achievements of Queensland Women in Technology on Friday evening. Congratulations to all the award winners and finalists, including our very own PhD student Maureen Ross!

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Recent visit to Griffith University

Our BionicsQld team recently had a great time visiting Griffith University. Thank you so much to Technical Manager Derek Smith for showing us the amazing printing capabilities at ADaPT! #Biofabrication #AdditiveManufacturing

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RECRUITING: VRES, Honours, PhD Projects in Biofabrication

UPDATE: Applications for Summer 2020-21 VRES and PhD students commencing in 2021 have now closed. Projects for 2021 QUT Final Year Engineering students will be advertised shortly here. Please get in touch if you are interested! The BTM team is now recruiting high achieving undergraduate and graduating students interested in medical…

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Congratulations Naomi – Advance Queensland Fellowship Awarded

Congratulations to Naomi Paxton for being awarded an Advance Queensland Fellowship. Naomi will be using our 3D scan, model and print technology to develop better-fitting facemasks for QLD clinicians – a fantastic partnership with 3D Systems, CSIRO & Metro North Hospital and Health Services.