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Brisbane Times
Floating 'Queenslander' almost a realityAustralian flood experts to meet Brisbane planners last week to "brainstorm" so
Floating 'Queenslander' almost a reality
Brisbane Times / Posted 19 hours ago
Australian flood experts to meet Brisbane planners last week to "brainstorm" solutions in a five-day workshop funded by the University of Queensland and Suncorp. "Basically we have attempted to create an integrated water management plan that takes... Read more
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Queensland Times
Ipswich sprinters eye share of prizemoneyinternational runner Johnathon Taylor is one of the favourites, having finished
Ipswich sprinters eye share of prizemoney
Queensland Times / Posted yesterday
international runner Johnathon Taylor is one of the favourites, having finished second last year. Now training at the University of Queensland club, Taylor was a medallist at last year's Oceania championships and represented Australia at the... Read more
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Northern Star
From ISIS slave to U.N ambassador: who is Nadia Murad?Brisbane lecture was hosted by the Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility t
From ISIS slave to U.N ambassador: who is Nadia Murad?
Northern Star / Posted yesterday
Brisbane lecture was hosted by the Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect. The centre, based at the University of Queensland, has thrown its support behind Yazda and called for the attacks by ISIS to be recognised as... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
From ISIS slave to U.N ambassador: who is Nadia Murad?Brisbane lecture was hosted by the Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility t
From ISIS slave to U.N ambassador: who is Nadia Murad?
The Daily Mercury / Posted yesterday
Brisbane lecture was hosted by the Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect. The centre, based at the University of Queensland, has thrown its support behind Yazda and called for the attacks by ISIS to be recognised as... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
From ISIS slave to U.N ambassador: who is Nadia Murad?Brisbane lecture was hosted by the Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility t
From ISIS slave to U.N ambassador: who is Nadia Murad?
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Brisbane lecture was hosted by the Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect. The centre, based at the University of Queensland, has thrown its support behind Yazda and called for the attacks by ISIS to be recognised as... Read more
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Queensland Times
From ISIS slave to U.N ambassador: who is Nadia Murad?Brisbane lecture was hosted by the Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility t
From ISIS slave to U.N ambassador: who is Nadia Murad?
Queensland Times / Posted yesterday
Brisbane lecture was hosted by the Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect. The centre, based at the University of Queensland, has thrown its support behind Yazda and called for the attacks by ISIS to be recognised as... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
From ISIS slave to U.N ambassador: who is Nadia Murad?Brisbane lecture was hosted by the Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility t
From ISIS slave to U.N ambassador: who is Nadia Murad?
The Morning Bulletin / Posted yesterday
Brisbane lecture was hosted by the Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect. The centre, based at the University of Queensland, has thrown its support behind Yazda and called for the attacks by ISIS to be recognised as... Read more
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News Mail
From ISIS slave to U.N ambassador: who is Nadia Murad?Brisbane lecture was hosted by the Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility t
From ISIS slave to U.N ambassador: who is Nadia Murad?
News Mail / Posted yesterday
Brisbane lecture was hosted by the Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect. The centre, based at the University of Queensland, has thrown its support behind Yazda and called for the attacks by ISIS to be recognised as... Read more
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Daily Examiner
From ISIS slave to U.N ambassador: who is Nadia Murad?Brisbane lecture was hosted by the Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility t
From ISIS slave to U.N ambassador: who is Nadia Murad?
Daily Examiner / Posted yesterday
Brisbane lecture was hosted by the Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect. The centre, based at the University of Queensland, has thrown its support behind Yazda and called for the attacks by ISIS to be recognised as... Read more
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University of Queensland
Bacterial or viral? Now we can tellResearchers from The University of Queensland and Imperial College London have
Bacterial or viral? Now we can tell
University of Queensland / Posted yesterday
Researchers from The University of Queensland and Imperial College London have developed a method to distinguish viral and bacterial infections in children, which will save lives and reduce antibiotic use. Associate Professor Lachlan Coin from the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Virtual reality lets you journey inside the human bodygo because we just can." The project is being sponsored by the ARC Centre of E
Virtual reality lets you journey inside the human body
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
go because we just can." The project is being sponsored by the ARC Centre of Excellence in Convergent Bio-Nano Science & Technology and includes scientists from Monash University, the University of Queensland and the University of New South... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Heart disease study aims to assess risk and pathways of carewill use CT scans to determine how soon a heart attack could occur and compare
Heart disease study aims to assess risk and pathways of care
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
will use CT scans to determine how soon a heart attack could occur and compare approaches to managing their care. The University of Queensland trial, called "Caught-Cad", uses 3D-generated images of the heart to rate how bad calcium build up... Read more
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PhysOrg
Molecular 'sheep' could open a scientific gatewayMolecules in the human body behave like sheep at a gate—sometimes lots go throu
Molecular 'sheep' could open a scientific gateway
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
Molecules in the human body behave like sheep at a gate—sometimes lots go through, sometimes they don't. Credit: University of Queensland University of Queensland researchers have taken a big step toward understanding the movement of molecules in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Economic Growth Doesn't Have to Wreck the Planetof humans grew only 9 percent, calculated a team of researchers from the Univer
Economic Growth Doesn't Have to Wreck the Planet
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
of humans grew only 9 percent, calculated a team of researchers from the University of Northern British Columbia, the University of Queensland, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and six other universities. Oscar Venter of the University... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Community-minded Sisterdown south had employed social workers to help so my congregation leader asked
Community-minded Sister
The Morning Bulletin / Posted yesterday
down south had employed social workers to help so my congregation leader asked me if I would be prepared to go to the University of Queensland and learn social work. "I became very interested in community development and so I was involved in... Read more
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University of Queensland
Molecular ‘sheep’ could open a scientific gatewayUniversity of Queensland researchers have taken a big step toward understanding
Molecular ‘sheep’ could open a scientific gateway
University of Queensland / Posted 2 days ago
University of Queensland researchers have taken a big step toward understanding the movement of molecules in the human body. “This potentially helps in understanding what has gone wrong,” he said. “Molecules in the body need to pass through “gates”... Read more
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Mashable
An open letter to the Prime Minister on the climate crisis, from 154 scientistswhile there is still time. There is no Planet B. Yours sincerely, Dr Christi
An open letter to the Prime Minister on the climate crisis, from 154 scientists
Mashable / Posted 2 days ago
while there is still time. There is no Planet B. Yours sincerely, Dr Christine Adams-Hosking, Conservation planner, University of Queensland Associate Professor Stephen Adelstein, Medical scientist, University of Sydney; Professor Ross... Read more
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University of Queensland
UQ welcomes Queensland’s first Chief EntrepreneurThe University of Queensland has welcomed the appointment of alumnus Mark Sower
UQ welcomes Queensland’s first Chief Entrepreneur
University of Queensland / Posted 2 days ago
The University of Queensland has welcomed the appointment of alumnus Mark Sowerby as Queensland’s first Chief Entrepreneur. “Mark Sowerby is well known in the investment community for identifying opportunities and seeing them commercialised,” Ms... Read more
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University of Queensland
Antarctic women scientists put the heat on Wikipediaresearchers, but account for only about 10 per cent of relevant awards, prizes
Antarctic women scientists put the heat on Wikipedia
University of Queensland / Posted 2 days ago
researchers, but account for only about 10 per cent of relevant awards, prizes and plenaries at scientific conferences. University of Queensland School of Biological Sciences ecologist and Antarctic researcher Dr Justine Shaw is determined to... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Queensland trial to make bio fuel from seed oila million dollars a year on petrol." Pongamia growing in popularity internation
Queensland trial to make bio fuel from seed oil
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
a million dollars a year on petrol." Pongamia growing in popularity internationally Professor Peter Gresshoff from the University of Queensland, a world expert on pongamia, said the benefits were catching on all over the world. "They're a... Read more
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Daily Mail
The quirky but VERY effective ways to make sex last longerRecent research by Australian psychologist Dr Brendan Zietsch (University of Qu
The quirky but VERY effective ways to make sex last longer
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Recent research by Australian psychologist Dr Brendan Zietsch (University of Queensland) found the average time most couples have sex is 5.4 minutes. Zietsch asked 500 couples to time themselves having sex over the period of a month using a stop... Read more
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New Kerala
Human impact on environment slowed despite economic growth - newkerala.com #109272seriously altered. There is little wonder there is a biodiversity crisis," co-a
Human impact on environment slowed despite economic growth - newkerala.com #109272
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
seriously altered. There is little wonder there is a biodiversity crisis," co-author of the study James Watson from the University of Queensland in Australia said. The study highlighted that future challenges for balancing environmental and... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Robert Forster reflects on 30 years of friendship with Go-Betweens collaboratorthousand ideas, a thousand dreams' Robert Forster first met Grant McLennan at
Robert Forster reflects on 30 years of friendship with Go-Betweens collaborator
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
thousand ideas, a thousand dreams' Robert Forster first met Grant McLennan at a drama class when they were students at the University of Queensland. "I thought he was smart, he was attentive, he was one of the smarter people in the room," Forster... Read more
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University of Queensland
Human impact on the world slows despite population growthA study involving University of Queensland researchers has found that, despite
Human impact on the world slows despite population growth
University of Queensland / Posted 3 days ago
A study involving University of Queensland researchers has found that, despite economic and population growth, the physical impact of humans on the planet has slowed. The study found that the global population grew 23 per cent and the global economy... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Former Islamic State prisoner to address UQdiscuss her harrowing ordeal before a Queensland University audience. The 21-y
Former Islamic State prisoner to address UQ
Sky News Australia / Posted 3 days ago
discuss her harrowing ordeal before a Queensland University audience. The 21-year-old will give a guest lecture at the University of Queensland on Wednesday night on behalf of the Yazidi people. Ms Murad's family was massacred and she was... Read more
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PhysOrg
Human footprint surprisingly outpaced by population and economic growththe terrestrial environment, released today by a team of researchers from the U
Human footprint surprisingly outpaced by population and economic growth
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
the terrestrial environment, released today by a team of researchers from the University of Northern British Columbia, the University of Queensland, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), and six other universities. The results, published in the... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
UQ leaps up list of world’s best universitiesThe University of Queensland has rocketed up the prestigious Academic Ranking o
UQ leaps up list of world’s best universities
Asian Correspondent / Posted 4 days ago
The University of Queensland has rocketed up the prestigious Academic Ranking of World Universities, to rank 55thglobally and second in Australia. In the University’s best result since the annual ranking began in 2003, UQ this year leaps 22 places –... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Former airport firefighter worried about foam chemicalsdown. There is no way to get rid of it," the former firefighter said. A health
Former airport firefighter worried about foam chemicals
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
down. There is no way to get rid of it," the former firefighter said. A health study on the firefighter undertaken at the University of Queensland in April 2013 revealed he had four times the amount of PFOS in his system of a normal person. The... Read more
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Queensland Times
Former airport firefighter worried about foam chemicalsdown. There is no way to get rid of it," the former firefighter said. A health
Former airport firefighter worried about foam chemicals
Queensland Times / Posted 4 days ago
down. There is no way to get rid of it," the former firefighter said. A health study on the firefighter undertaken at the University of Queensland in April 2013 revealed he had four times the amount of PFOS in his system of a normal person. The... Read more
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News.com.au
Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston sure know how to work a crowda frenzy when he crossed the corner of Albert and Margaret Streets for an impro
Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston sure know how to work a crowd
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
a frenzy when he crossed the corner of Albert and Margaret Streets for an impromptu meet and greet. “I go to uni at UQ (University of Queensland),” Miss Ward said. “I heard they were filming so I went to check it out. “I got there about midday... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Former airport firefighter worried about foam chemicalsdown. There is no way to get rid of it," the former firefighter said. A health
Former airport firefighter worried about foam chemicals
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
down. There is no way to get rid of it," the former firefighter said. A health study on the firefighter undertaken at the University of Queensland in April 2013 revealed he had four times the amount of PFOS in his system of a normal person. The... Read more
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News Mail
Former airport firefighter worried about foam chemicalsdown. There is no way to get rid of it," the former firefighter said. A health
Former airport firefighter worried about foam chemicals
News Mail / Posted 4 days ago
down. There is no way to get rid of it," the former firefighter said. A health study on the firefighter undertaken at the University of Queensland in April 2013 revealed he had four times the amount of PFOS in his system of a normal person. The... Read more
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PhysOrg
In the ocean, clever camouflage beats super sightstudy finds that not even polarization vision helps animals spot silvery fish f
In the ocean, clever camouflage beats super sight
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
study finds that not even polarization vision helps animals spot silvery fish from afar. Credit: Photo by Justin Marshall, University of Queensland, Australia In a matchup of animal superpowers, a clever form of camouflage might beat super sight—at... Read more
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News.com.au
Patience pays off for Thor fansa frenzy when he crossed the corner of Albert and Margaret Streets for an impro
Patience pays off for Thor fans
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
a frenzy when he crossed the corner of Albert and Margaret Streets for an impromptu meet and greet. “I go to uni at UQ (University of Queensland),” Miss Ward said. “I heard they were filming so I went to check it out. “I got there about midday... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Former Mackay airport firefighter worried about foam chemicalsdown. There is no way to get rid of it,” the former firefighter said. A health
Former Mackay airport firefighter worried about foam chemicals
The Daily Mercury / Posted 5 days ago
down. There is no way to get rid of it,” the former firefighter said. A health study on the firefighter undertaken at the University of Queensland in April 2013 revealed he had four times the amount of PFOS in his system of a normal person. The... Read more
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University of Queensland
UQ engineer elected to elite European academyA University of Queensland civil engineering researcher has become only the fif
UQ engineer elected to elite European academy
University of Queensland / Posted 5 days ago
A University of Queensland civil engineering researcher has become only the fifth Australian elected to the elite European Academy of Sciences and Arts (EASA). The prestigious academy embraces seven disciplines, ranging from humanities to world... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Footwear PhD thesis delivered in three minutes wins competitionwas given to School of Pharmacy and Medical Science student Lih Yin Tan for his
Footwear PhD thesis delivered in three minutes wins competition
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
was given to School of Pharmacy and Medical Science student Lih Yin Tan for his presentation on stimulating the human immune system to fight cancer. Mr Fuller now progresses to the Asia-Pacific final on September 30 at the University of Queens... Read more
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University of Queensland
Australia’s longest-running women’s health study to add children’s datafor their children will provide an unparalleled insight into child health and d
Australia’s longest-running women’s health study to add children’s data
University of Queensland / Posted 5 days ago
for their children will provide an unparalleled insight into child health and development. Professor Gita Mishra from The University of Queensland said the Mothers and their Children’s Health Study (MatCH) would help complete the picture on the... Read more
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University of Queensland
Biotech one step closer to bowel disease treatmentUniversity of Queensland spin-out biotech company Protagonist Therapeutics Inc
Biotech one step closer to bowel disease treatment
University of Queensland / Posted 5 days ago
University of Queensland spin-out biotech company Protagonist Therapeutics Inc is a step closer to developing a new drug that would benefit millions of people worldwide. The company is headquartered in California with research operations at UQ’s... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Human connectionshow technology can affect relationships. In a study published in November of 2
Human connections
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
how technology can affect relationships. In a study published in November of 2014 in The Neuropsychotherapist eMagazine, University of Queensland researchers Christina Leggett and Pieter Rossouw reported that in a study of 21 couples, “using a... Read more
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University of Queensland
Yazidi ISIS survivor to speak at St Lucia campusA young woman who has suffered at the hands of the so-called Islamic State will
Yazidi ISIS survivor to speak at St Lucia campus
University of Queensland / Posted 6 days ago
A young woman who has suffered at the hands of the so-called Islamic State will speak at The University of Queensland next week. Two years ago the terrorist organisation massacred 21-year-old Nadia Murad’s family before abducting and sexually... Read more
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University of Queensland
Six new degree programs for 2017programs – spanning science, arts, criminology, law, politics, economics and ex
Six new degree programs for 2017
University of Queensland / Posted 6 days ago
programs – spanning science, arts, criminology, law, politics, economics and exercise science – that will debut at The University of Queensland in 2017. UQ Acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) Professor Doune Macdonald said UQ’s faculties... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Inactivity is culprit in women’s heart diseaseaccording to an Australian study. Professor in the Centre for Research on Exer
Inactivity is culprit in women’s heart disease
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
according to an Australian study. Professor in the Centre for Research on Exercise, Physical Activity, and Health at the University of Queensland, Australia, and fellow researchers, found that up to age 30 years, smoking was the most important... Read more
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dna
Study claims the more fruit and veggies you eat the happier you arecan boost your happiness as well as your health. Carried out by researchers at
Study claims the more fruit and veggies you eat the happier you are
dna / Posted 6 days ago
can boost your happiness as well as your health. Carried out by researchers at the University of Warwick, England and the University of Queensland, Australia, the new study is one of the first of its kind to scientifically explore the... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Former IS prisoner Nadia Murad to share the Yazidi story in BrisbaneNobel Peace Prize nominee and former Islamic State prisoner Nadia Murad will ad
Former IS prisoner Nadia Murad to share the Yazidi story in Brisbane
Brisbane Times / Posted 7 days ago
Nobel Peace Prize nominee and former Islamic State prisoner Nadia Murad will address the University of Queensland next week on behalf of the Yazidi people. The 21-year-old's family was massacred and she was abducted and sexually enslaved in August... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Stroke a reality for one in sixSITTING outside the University of Queensland Rockhampton Clinical School with D
Stroke a reality for one in six
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
SITTING outside the University of Queensland Rockhampton Clinical School with Dr Peter Thompson this week, the message on stroke was clear. We are doing well, but we can always do better. The deputy director attended the school's Acute Stroke... Read more
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Daily Mail
What do YOUR lump and bumps reveal about your health?the possibility of skin cancers - despite most being benign. Peter Soyer and K
What do YOUR lump and bumps reveal about your health?
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
the possibility of skin cancers - despite most being benign. Peter Soyer and Katie Lee are experts in dermatology from the University of Queensland. Two dermatologists from the University of Queensland reveal what some of the most common lumps on... Read more
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University of Queensland
Yazidi ISIS survivor to speak at UQA young woman who has suffered at the hands of the so-called Islamic State will
Yazidi ISIS survivor to speak at UQ
University of Queensland / Posted 8 days ago
A young woman who has suffered at the hands of the so-called Islamic State will speak at The University of Queensland next week. Two years ago the terrorist organisation massacred 21-year-old Nadia Murad’s family before abducting and sexually... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
TCC student's 'magic moments' in roboticsmoment when the robot behaves as we programmed it to,” Sam said. "In Year 10,
TCC student's 'magic moments' in robotics
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
moment when the robot behaves as we programmed it to,” Sam said. "In Year 10, I attended the Junior Physics Olympiad at University of Queensland and in Year 11 participated in the QUT Vice Chancellors STEM Conference which opened my eyes to the... Read more
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