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Creative research and development in Asia-Pacific : Reflections on gender inequalities and human rights

Symposium 9th and 10th of April 2018 Queensland University of Technology Z9 Kelvin Grove Campus Summary This symposium brings together researchers, development practitioners, creative practitioners and human rights advocates to discuss the way in which creative processes can be explored and integrated into research, advocacy and monitoring and evaluation in the Asia-Pacific region. Following on…

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QUT Design Teachers Studio 2018

On 9-10 Feb, 2018, QUT Design Lab’s Natalie Wright and Andrew Scott and Dr Nick Kelly from Faculty of Education hosted the QUT Design Teachers Studio 2018, supported by others from the School of Design. 80 high school teachers participated in this two-day programme in preparation for the 2019 introduction of the new QCAA senior Design Syllabus. Teachers…

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Dr Jennifer Seevinck appointed Artist in Residence, Dept of Environment and Science

QUT Design Lab researcher Dr Jennifer Seevinck has been awarded a residency under the Artist in Residence Science 2017-2018 (AIRS) Program, Science Division, Department of Environment and Science. Dr Seevinck is one of only four artists that were awarded the residency which commenced recently with the DSITI Coastal Impacts Unit at Deagon. This work builds…

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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 security, credentialed food provenance, and supply chain…

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Blockchain technology to fight food fraud in the beef industry

A research project designed to track beef from the paddock to the plate and protect Australia’s reputation for world-class beef production will be launched today (Monday 4 December) at QUT. Marcus Foth, Professor of Urban Informatics at the QUT Design Lab said BeefLedger is an industry-led project bringing together design, business, technology, and food research….

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30 Nov: QUT Design Lab seminar: Richard Murphy

Richard Murphy was educated at Newcastle and Edinburgh Universities and for four years taught at Edinburgh University and researched the work of the Venetian Architect, Carlo Scarpa, at the Castelvecchio, Verona. Richard founded the Practice of Richard Murphy Architects in 1991 which has since won 22 RIBA, and currently holds the accolades of UK house…

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Tech chiefs make their predictions for 2018

Over the past year, we have seen new technology released at a rate many would have considered unrealistic even a few years ago as new gadgets, solutions and platforms nestle more closely into our everyday lives – both at work and play. While questions and aspirations around how technology will continue to evolve in coming…

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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 participatory…

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6 Nov: QUT Design Lab Seminar – The Radical Centre: a design led approach to reconciling biodiversity conservation and bushfire safety

QUT Design Lab presents a seminar by Dr Ian Weir. In Australia alone, over 800 people have died in bushfires in the last 100 years. Most people die in or very close to their homes. With a warming climate and increased development in bushland interface areas around the world, many more people will die in…

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18 Oct: QUT Design Lab Seminar – Seeing Better Cities: Q&A with Chuck Wolfe

QUT Design Lab invites you to join us for an evening with long time urban writer, photographer, affiliate associate professor and land-use attorney/consultant Chuck Wolfe. Wednesday 18 October, 6-7.30pm QUT Kelvin Grove campus, Z9 Building, Level 6 Chuck provides a unique perspective about cities as both a writer about urbanism worldwide and an attorney in Seattle, where…

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