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Frontiers of Development Secures Seed Funding

The QUT Design Lab is delighted to announce the successful bid for $32k of seed funding for the Frontiers of Development project. Design Lab researcher, Liz Brogden, will be working with Dr Alan Forster, Dr Megan Boston, Desmond Bernie, Dr Leigh-Anne Hepburn, Dr Taibat Lawanson and Jolanda Morkel to develop a framework for resilient…

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QUT Creative Precinct honoured with Queensland Architecture Awards

Architecture at QUT has been honoured with three Queensland Architecture Awards for QUT’s Creative Industries Precinct (CIP2). The $88 million expansion includes world-class facilities for learning, teaching, research and commercial services. Creative Industries’ Executive Dean, Professor Mandy Thomas says “a key principle of the design…

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QUT Design Lab researchers recognised for understanding our ability to not give a hoot when it comes to reading manuals.

While the Ig Nobel prize is a parody of the Nobel Prize, receiving one is no laughing matter. Originally created to celebrate the unusual and imaginative as well as to encourage people’s interest in science, medicine and technology, being one of the 10 research teams/projects to be awarded each year is still a high honour.   The Ig Nobel…