Institute for Future

Institute for Future Environments


The Institute for Future Environments (IFE) studies how our natural, built and virtual environments interact, change and converge, to find ways to make them more sustainable, secure and resilient.

Through our partnerships with national and international industry, government and community organisations, our research has a lasting impact on the real world.


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Unlocking the value of rubbish at first QUT Waste Maker Day

23-09-2019 From textiles to paper and plastics to e-waste, QUT’s first ever Waste Maker Day on 29...

Drilling down on climate change issues in The Cube's 2019 Residency

20-09-2019 Climate change and the human impact on earth will be explored in a new digital project...

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QUT 2019 Science in Focus Competition closing soon

29-07-2019 Entries for the 2019 Science in Focus Competition are now open, celebrating the most surprising, beautiful...

Longevity Seminar Series

13-06-2019 Traditional ageing models are outdated as Australia's population is ageing in better health and higher average...

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