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BTM Team supporting Movember 2019

Movember 2019 We’re raising funds and awareness this Movember for all the dads, brothers, sons and mates in our lives. Tackling prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and suicide prevention. We need your help. Please donate to support men’s health. Click here.

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QUT Engagement Innovation grant using virtual reality for burns patients

Herston Biofabrication Institute project manager Mathilde Desselle has received funding from the QUT Engagement Innovation 2019 program for her joint project with QUT Lucy Holland: Co-design of an Innovative Virtual Reality (VR) Environment in Health: Engaging Burns Survivors and Adolescents and Young Adults (AYAs) with Cancer in the…

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Congratualtions Dr Forrestal!

Congratulations to Dr David Forrestal who has now completed all course requirements for the higher degree award of Doctor of Philosophy for his thesis entitled Flow Control in Perfusion Bioreactors for Improved Cell Culture within Porous Tissue Scaffolds.

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Visit at ADaPT 1.0

The BTM team visited the Griffith University Advanced Design and Prototyping Institute ADaPT 1.0 to discuss exciting collaboration possibilities in advanced manufacturing for healthcare. The visit was hosted by Professor David Lloyd and the ADaPT team of researchers, engineers and designers who are pioneering personalised digital twin…

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Trent Brooks-Richards Science in Focus Award winner 2019

Congratulations Trent Brooks-Richards on winning the QUT 2019 award! This incredible image was capture in the IHBI lab

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IHBI Inspires Best Oral Presentation Winner – Naomi Paxton

PhD student Naomi Paxton was recently awarded the winner of the IHBI Inspires Best Oral Presentation Award and Runner-Up for the Science & Engineering Faculty 3MT (3 minute thesis) competition. Well done Naomi!

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Congratulations Naomi Paxton – QUT honours 2019 Student Leader of the Year

PhD student Naomi Paxton has been named the 2019 Student Leader of the Year at the QUT Student Leadership Awards. The Student Leadership Awards are an initiative of the QUT Alumni Board and QUT Advancement, and aim to celebrate students for the quality of their engagement with the university and the wider community. Naomi has made an…

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MTPConnect opens Queensland office

MTPConnect recently invited us along to the opening of their Queensland Office to meet the Minister Industry, Science and Technology Hon. Karen Andrews MP and demonstrate our 3D printing capabilities. For the full story click here.

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TERMIS-AP & AMBC7 Congress 2019 – Dinner

Recently the BTM Team organised the congress dinner for the TERMIS-AP & ABMC7 Congress in Brisbane.  The dinner was sponsored by Konica Minolta and attended by 280 delegates.  The centrepieces were designed and made by the BTM Team, a special thanks to Jacob Skewes for designing them.  

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Trailblazing Biofabrication Serious Games at SeGAH 2019

Mathilde Desselle attended the IEEE International Conference on Serious Games and Applications for Health (SeGAH) in August 2019 thanks to a Brisbane Lord Mayor Trailblazer travel grant. She presented some of our work created with QUT Bachelor of Games Design and Interactive Environments using virtual reality environments for patient…

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Visit to 3D Systems – Denver

In August 2019, Prof Mia Woodruff had the privilege to meet the 3D Systems team in Denver, USA.

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New Shore Durometer for the BTM Lab

Thanks to the QUT Science and Engineering Faculty Small Equipment Bid round for 2019, the BTM Group have a new piece of kit to complement the suite of characterisation tools for measuring biomaterial hardness. This week, PhD Students Matt and Jacob, and postdoc David set up the fabulously purple hardness tester in the Biofabricaiton Lab,…

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