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Hot exhibit highlights UQ’s interactive learning mode
Innovative teaching and research technologies are bringing mid-20th Century sub-tropical architecture to life at the State Library of Queensland. Read more…

Ausmed app educates nurses on-the-go
Australia’s 350,000+ nurses and midwives can top up their Continuing Professional Development (CPD) registration requirements, thanks to the free streaming of 168 hours of lectures via the Ausmed On-the-Go app, starting on International Nurses Day (IND), 12 May. Read more…

UQ engineering student speeds up web design process
Documaps has streamlined the re-creation of web structures from three steps to just one, significantly reducing the time spent on this process. Read more…

Demand blooms for micro-ecology expertise
Scientist Lindsay Hunt has launched a new micro-ecology analysis and training consultancy, coinciding with the annual peak season for blue-green algae (BGA) blooms.  Read more…

Does sex always sell?
A University of Queensland researcher has questioned the effectiveness of ‘sex sells’, a common rationale underlying many advertising campaigns. Read more…

Fall prevention programs prove successful for elderly residents
Exercise programs to prevent falls in aged care facilities may be as effective as they are enjoyable for residents, a recent University of Queensland study has shown. Read more…

Free school holiday fun at UQ Museum
Handling Roman artefacts, trying on ancient Greek clothes and playing Egyptian board-games are just some of the free fun activities The University of Queensland’s RD Milns Antiquities Museum is offering these school holidays. Read more…

New bacteria to boost sustainable sugar cane farming
University of Queensland researchers have discovered a new species of bacterium that could potentially reduce the need for nitrogen fertiliser in cane farming. Read more…