QUT Design Lab’s, Marcus Foth, features in Al Jazeera’s coverage of Donna Stephan in The Wombat Whisperer.
“At Sleepy Burrows, Stephan and Marcus Foth, a design professor at the Queensland University of Technology, are trialling an alternative treatment method for mange.”
They have created “burrow hospitals” which sit on top of real wombat burrows. As the wombat comes up to feed, a carer can administer an oral treatment for mange once a week.
Read the article, Saving Australia’s Wombats, and see the full 101 East documentary, The Wombat Whisperer, at Al Jazeera Australia.