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Save Australia's Wombats, an interview with Marcus Foth

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…

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Wondrous Goggles at the QUT Art Museum

As a part of the QUT Art Museum’s Vis-Ability exhibition, augmented reality goggles will give sighted visitors the opportunity to see the museum-going experience first-hand from the perspective of people with limited vision. An excerpt from QUT Art Museum’s exhibition release: The Wondrous Goggles project identifies design requirements…

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Smart Cities and Why We Should Get Lost

Professor Marcus Foth on Smart Cities and Why We Should Get Lost. A podcast with Sam Buckby. Smart Cities is a term that’s getting used a lot these days. But when you stop and think about it, what does it really mean. Well, as you’ll soon discover, it’s probably not what you think. Spaces. They influence every part of our lives – our…

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ABC Radio Interview with Dr Janice Rieger: Vis-ability at the QUT Art Museum

Join QUT Design Lab’s, Dr Janice Rieger, as she chats live on ABC Radio ‘Afternoons with Katherine Feeney’. Dr Rieger will be discussing the Vis-ability exhibition at the QUT Art Museum as a part of the 2019 Brisbane Art Design Festival.  Tune in to ABC Radio Brisbane at 3.30pm on May 22nd. The 2019 Brisbane Art Design (BAD) Festival is…

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Design For All Week

8-12 April 2019 Design for All (DfA) Week is a weeklong conversation about Design and its role in enabling social inclusion, equity and accessible everyday experiences for people living with disabilities. Across three free events, researchers, artists, designers and thought leaders from Australia and around the world will share their…

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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…

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Design Lab Doctoral student takes out the top gong at 2018's Visualise Your Thesis Competition

Kossinna Wasala, a PhD research student from QUT’s Design Lab has won the first place in the QUT grand finale held on 7thAugust 2018. Visualise Your Thesis is an exciting new competition that challenges Doctoral students to present their research in a 60-second, eye-catching digital display. Kossinna’s research explores  Emotion in…

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