2018 GBC: Where are they now? LISC (formally Gauntlet)

Team Gauntlet, now known as LISC, winners of the 2018 Project Prize and overall 2nd place winner.

Team Gauntlet, now known as LISC, winners of the 2018 Project Prize and overall 2nd place winners.

Gauntlet’s (now LISC) solution for the 2018 Smart Cities GBC was to handle evacuation problems in emergency situations in event venues such as stadiums. Read more

2018 GBC: Where are they now? R-Evolution

Team R-Evolution, 2018 Global Business Challenge winners.

Team R-Evolution, 2018 Global Business Challenge winners.

R-Evolution’s solution for the 2018 Smart Cities Global Business Challenge (GBC) was a digital platform called ‘Living technology together (LTT)’. The platform would allow cities and communities to define smart city programs such as improving health, reducing waste or improving energy efficiency. Read more

2017 GBC: Where are they now? Smart Blox

Winners of the 2017 Global Business Challenge: Tim Larsen, Dr John Bensley (Coach), Katherine Monberg and Mary Dusek.

Solar Blox combines all of the necessary elements of a complete solar system into a single product that is similar in accessibility and mobility to a portable petrol generator, which can be bought from any local hardware store.

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2016 GBC: Where are they now? Smart Toilet Company

Smart Toilet Company: (Left to right) Chris Veraa, Dayna Williamson and Fraser Miller.

Smart Toilet Company were the winners in the 2016 Global Business Challenge.

The Smart Toilet provided continual monitoring of patient well-being via urine analysis which is recorded using smart apps and is analysed by clinicians remotely. The test results are compared against an aggregate set of patient data to give greater insight into patients’ health.

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2019 PSMP Diversity Scholarship Winners

2019 PSMP Scholarship winners

The Public Sector Management Program (PSMP) is designed in collaboration with the governments of Australia to meet the needs of the contemporary public sector. The Australian Public Service Commission has appointed QUT to deliver the Public Sector Management Program nationally. The program continues to make a significant impact on the Commonwealth, State and Local governments with a 25-year track record of success. The PSMP provides aspiring public sector leaders with knowledge and skills to successfully manage the business of government, and position themselves for future leadership opportunities. Read more

QUT Disaster Management Lecturer helps clear the way for a landmine-free Turkey

Dr Jo Durham (seated second from right) having a cuppa with the local deminers during a break, in Igdir Province, Eastern Turkey, along the Iranian border. The deminers are funded by MECHEM and the overall project is funded by the EU and implemented by UNDP Turkey Country Office.

While some of us spent the pre-Christmas period preparing for festivities ahead, Dr Jo Durham, senior lecturer in Disaster Management at QUT, was on the ground in Turkey, evaluating a landmine clearance project on the eastern borders of Turkey for the UN Development programme.

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