Australian Cancer Atlas unpacks cancer burden by locality

25th Sept 2018 Australians can now discover the impact of cancer in their suburb or town, with the launch of a new cutting-edge Australian Cancer Atlas. The interactive digital cancer atlas shows national patterns in cancer incidence and survival rates based on where people live for 20 of the most common cancers in Australia –…

Help protect the Great Barrier Reef without getting wet

5th August 2018 You can help scientists help the Great Barrier Reef from the comfort of your home or office. We’re inviting every Australian to dive through their computer screens into the Reef by taking part in Virtual Reef Diver—the ABC’s online citizen science project for National Science Week and the International Year of the Reef.…

BRAG members work with ABS to boost use of Big Data

3rd August 2018 BRAG members work with QUT and ABS to boost use of big data QUT has signed a major new project agreement with the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), as the organisations focus on the use of big data and powerful technology to keep Australia at the cutting-edge of statistical analysis. Deputy Vice-Chancellor,…

Distinguished Professor Kerrie Mengersen named as Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science

21st April 2018   QUT Distinguished Professor and ACEMS Deputy Director Kerrie Mengersen receiving her fellowship at the Australian Academy of Science (photos courtesy: Australian Academy of Science) When you talk about science, you talk about proof. When it comes to the mathematical science of statistics, QUT Distinguished Professor Kerrie Mengersen is living proof that, first…