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…
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.
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…
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…
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…
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.
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.