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Academic promotions for seven of our researchers

The outcomes of the QUT’s 2020 promotion round to Professor and Associate Professor were announced this week. In recognition of their outstanding achievements, seven of our investigators were promoted from across QUT. We are proud to congratulate: Professor Chris Drovandi​ Professor James McGree​ Associate Professor Anup Basu Associate

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Experts share insights on data in the age of COVID-19: Friday March 27

How accurately can data be used to help stop the spread of COVID-19? Amid the anxiety can data help people understand the facts and protect loved ones?   Can data support government decision-making and justify why certain measures are being taken? And what does data tell us about our way of life as efforts to combat Coronavirus…

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Smart camera trial to guide future of waterways city

Gold Coast Waterways Authority engages QUT to develop innovative solutions for waterways planning, management and safety. The Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) is investing in a smart camera trial to build a detailed picture of activity on the city’s waterways network to help improve planning, network management and safety. GCWA…

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Discovery Project Success for Centre Leaders

Congratulations to the following members of our Centre leadership team for their success in getting a Discovery Project Grant from the Australian Research Council. Advances in Sequential Monte Carlo Methods for Complex Bayesian Models. Associate Professor Christopher Drovandi, Professor Chris Oates, Dr Anthony Lee This project aims to…

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Day-long event marks launch of QUT’s new Centre for Data Science

The new QUT Centre for Data Science officially opened with a day-long symposium and a big evening launch event. Distinguished Professor Kerrie Mengersen Centre Director Kerrie Mengersen led the launch, saying the new Centre would create a book for the future to hand to the current and next generations. “The book will be filled with pages…

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New QUT Centre for Data Science and Queen's Wharf Brisbane study

QUT has announced a $7.5 million Centre for Data Science. Initially the centre will: Initiate a DataScience@QUT Network to bring together researchers from many different QUT schools and faculties Create solutions to fundamental problems of gathering, modelling and analysing data and making data-informed decisions when dealing with a…

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Dr Susanna Cramb named a Queensland Tall Poppy

28 Aug 2020

 

QUT algorithm could quash Twitter abuse of women

28 Aug 2020

 

Distinguished Professor Kerrie Mengersen talks about using maths modelling to predict movements of insects that cause bunchy top banana disease on ABC Radio NSW Country Hour  (33:06)

19 Aug 2020

 

Dr Susanna Cramb talks about using cancer mapping statistics to develop new mathematical model that points to regional diseases links on ABC Radio SEQ Mornings (1:51:31)

14 Aug 2020

 

QUT researchers have used nationwide cancer mapping statistics to develop a new mathematical model so health professionals can further question patterns relating to the disease

13 Aug 2020

How maths modelling helps efforts to eradicate banana bunchy top virus

10 August 2020

 

Marketing made easy with algorithmic learning

20 July 2020

 

Associate Professor Richi Nayak is inspired to have an impact and make changes in society through her work

30 June 2020

 

 

QUT researchers from the Digital Observatory led by Associate Professor Daniel Angus collaborated with the QUT’s ViseR (Visualisation and e-Research) team to produce the interactive visualisation  which maps topics, hashtags, websites, social media consumption from January to late April.

25 June 2020

 

AIMS vessels RV Solander and RV Cape Ferguson on the Great Barrie Reef. Image: Australian Institute of Marine Science
AIMS vessels RV Solander and RV Cape Ferguson on the Great Barrie Reef. Image: Australian Institute of Marine Science

Researchers are working with the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) to optimise reef monitoring processes and improve asset management

11 June 2020

 

Associate Professor James McGree is a Chief Investigator on the recently announced Australian Government’s Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) for coronavirus-related research. The project team is led out of the University of New South Wales by Associate Professor Meg Jardine and will work on “Repurposing existing medications to reduce severe acute respiratory distress in patients with COVID-19: the CLARITY trial”. It will examine whether Angiotensin Receptor Blockers (ARBs) – a widely-used blood pressure medication – can shorten the duration of severe COVID-19 disease and reduce the risk of developing severe disease in high-risk SARS-CoV-2-positive patients.

4 June 2020

 

Study by Dr Timothy Graham and team analyses coronavirus conspiracy theories on social media

Full report can be downloaded here

1 June 2020

 

Dr Susanna Cramb has been recognised as a Super Star of STEM by Science and Technology of Australia

29 May 2020

 

The Australian Cancer Atlas team is the winner of the Asia-Pacific Spatial Excellence Award (APSEA), Award for Spatial Enablement

29 May 2020

 

The Virtual Reef Diver team is the winner of the Asia-Pacific Spatial Excellence Award (APSEA), Award for People and Community

29 May 2020

 

Distinguished Professor Kerrie Mengersen uses mathematics and statistics to solve diverse problems

29 May 2020

QUT air quality researcher joins Australia’s top scientists

25 May 2020

Meet the researcher: new clinical trials, statistical science and healthy waterways

22 May 2020

Coronavirus tracing app that can accommodate both Australia and NZ would work well in a Trans-Tasman bubble, says Centre researcher

5 May 2020

Coronavirus tracing app goes public, but Centre researcher says it isn’t foolproof

27 April 2020

COVID-19 movement restrictions can be more targeted to allow relaxing of blanket lockdowns, says QUT researcher

20 April 2020

Meet the researcher: Big data, conservation and adventures in mathematics

17 April 2020

 

 

 

 

Experts share insights on data in the age of COVID-19: Friday March 27

25 March 2020

 

 

 

 

 

Smart Camera Trial to Guide Future of Waterways City

24 January 2020

 

 

 

 

 

Discovery Project Success for Centre Leaders

4 December 2019

 

 

 

 

 

Day-long Event Marks Launch of QUT’s New Centre for Data Science

2 December 2019

 

 

 

 

 

QUT Launches New Centre for Data Science

28 November 2019