QUT News & Events Wrap – October 22 edition
22-Oct-2018 3:01 PM
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What’s in 'the man box'? Increased violence & suicidal thoughts: A study of 1000 men aged 18 to 30 co-authored by QUT Associate Professor Michael Flood has found those who conform to traditional definitions of manhood – dubbed ‘the man box’ – are twice as likely to consider suicide and seven times more likely to be violent towards others.
‘Social supply’ of drugs needs legal framework: A study if 11 countries co-authored by QUT’s Professor John Scott has found that the concept of ‘social supply’ of recreational drugs is increasingly being recognised as a separate offence to that of drug trafficking.
Journalism study evaluates emotions on the job: QUT's TJ Thomson has investigated the emotional labour involved in reporting traumatic news events finding key differences between how male and female journalists cope.
AI Dugong Detector makes Google Challenge impact: A collaborative project to monitor seagrass ecosystems that uses dugong-detecting artificial intelligence software developed by QUT’s Dr Frederic Maire is one of 10 finalists in the Google.org Impact Challenge.
Indigenous lawyer is 2019 Rhodes Scholar: University of Queensland law alumnus Jordan English is Queensland’s 2019 Rhodes Scholar.
What next for mega trade deals? Australian Senate passes Pacific Trade Deal: QUT's leading legal expert on the Trans Pacific Partnership, Professor Matthew Rimmer, says the deal has profound impacts for Australia but warns settlement of cross-border disputes by an international tribunal remains controversial.
QUT Twitter Moments: From a beanie that hardens to a helmet, to research relating to the sentencing of recreational drug offences, and the future of mega free trade deals are just some of the twitter highlights of the past week.
Now-Nov 4: The Churchie National Emerging Art Prize Exhibition (free) @ QUT Art Museum Gardens Point
Oct 23: QUT Business Leaders’ Forum with Greg Quinn @ Hilton Brisbane
Oct 25: 3D Printing: Intellectual Property and Innovation (free) @State Library Queensland
Oct 26: William Robinson: A new perspective book launch with Nick Earls (free) @Old Government House
Oct 27: QUT Golden Graduates Morning Tea @ BCEC
Nov 2-11: 100 years of Anzac (free) @ The Cube
Nov 16-18: Startup Weekend Fashion @ Kelvin Grove
Media release date: Monday, October 22, 2018
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