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International Cat Day 2021

It’s time to celebrate the furry feline family members who support some of our fabulous library staff. Lola comes from England and you would think she’d be used to the colder weather but her favourite places to sleep in winter are under the blanket during work hours and…

Black History Month

2008 was the first year that Brisbane City Council launched Black History Month after consultation with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community, who were in strong support for a cultural program that highlights their heritage, culture, achievements and contributions. “The communities suggested a range of activities for…

Take some time to destress this exam period

Exams can be stressful. Have I studied enough? Did I learn the right information? Where is my exam? When is my exam? What can I take into the exam? How much are others studying? What if I fail? What if I pass? What if I don’t get the…

Peer Review Week 2020

This week is Peer Review Week, an annual global event celebrating the role of peer review in scholarly communication and this year’s theme is trust. There are many layers of trust in the journal peer review system.  Can an author trust a journal to choose the right reviewer?…

Any day is a good day to ask, R U OK?

QUT is partnering with Australia’s R U OK? Foundation to host a number of activities on Thursday 10 September to increase awareness of mental health challenges . Find out more details here. The R U OK? Foundation’s mission is  “to inspire and empower everyone to meaningfully connect with people around them and…

National Dog Day 2020

They have been called man’s best friend and there’s no doubt that dogs do often show you that unconditional love that you receive from your bestie. This National Dog Day, we’re paying tribute to the ones who enrich the lives of some of our library staff. National Dog…