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January 2015

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What are your selfies saying about you?

So it seems that too many selfies on your Facebook feed are linked to higher than normal levels of psychopathy. Probably not the impression you’re aiming for. A new study, published online in the journal Personality and Individual Differences*, showed that men who posted more online photos of…

Happy Australia Day!

In contemporary Australia, 26 January is a day to grab your thongs, throw some sausages on the barbeque, turn up the radio, and celebrate everything about being Australian. It is a time to reflect on our history and on our future and celebrate any way you see fit!…

Summer Series Five – Music

Every summer has to have a soundtrack – what is your 2014/2015 sounding like? Perhaps we can help. The QUT Library gives you access to music in all its forms – CDs, DVDs, scores, online music and more! The Library’s Sound CD collection can be found at Kelvin Grove…

The lighter side of health research

One of the great health-related puzzles of our time has been answered. New Zealand researchers have published a cohort study in the eminent journal BMJ’s satirical December edition addressing the question that puzzles those who frequent doctors’ waiting rooms: Why are the available magazines always so old? And it seems…

Summer Series Four – For the kids

For any littlies in your care this Summer, the Curriculum Collection can provide some much needed distraction and provide ‘new’ activities, books and toys without a price tag! Books just for small ones – including big books – as well as puppets, puzzles, costumes and more. Any current…