Videos

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…

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Robots Are Art Machines

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  Innovative ways of looking at new technologies often come from unexpected places. Industrial robotic equipment can be used for more than mass-manufacturing — it can also be used to create art, art which goes beyond the visual world and into one of data. Artists who work with robots give us new ways to see these technologies as tools…

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The Promise of Blockchain for Food and Agriculture

Professor Marcus Foth and Mr Warwick Powell continue the QUT Blockchain Seminar Series offering a critical overview of blockchain technology for applications in food and agriculture. Specifically, they talk about BeefLedger – an integrated platform in collaborative development with QUT and the Food Agility CRC for improved food…

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Co-creation in the smart city: Prof Marcus Foth

This webinar will move the smart city discussion beyond IoT and public wifi. It will introduce insights from applied research to realign the smart city agenda with the needs of people and the urban environment. International case studies will trace different stages of smart city maturity from city services to models of co-creation and…

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Future Fruit: 3D designed and printed fruit

Here in Australia we can grow a range of delicious fruits, but in some places the environment makes it difficult to grow some fruits…but what if they could 3D print fruit? At QUT’s Design Lab, Dr Deb Polson and her team have designed an interactive system to create the fruit of the future.

Queenslanders in Conversation: are smart cities for everyone?

What makes a city ‘smart’ and how do we build one that works for everyone? How can Queensland use technology to improve liveability, increase productivity and enhance citizenship engagement? In the third Queenslanders in Conversation talk for 2017, ABC Radio Brisbane’s Kelly Higgins-Devine facilitates a conversation between high profile…

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