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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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Rebuilding Australia’s masonry industry

27-03-2020 Rebuilding Australia’s masonry industry will take a change in trade perceptions of product performance and manufacturing...

Hands and eyes in the microcosmos

20-03-2020 IFE’s Central Analytical Research Facility (CARF) will support growing demand for advanced analytical technologies at QUT...

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IFE Grand Challenge Public Lecture Series @ Gardens Point

11-10-2019 Several grand challenges confront humanity in the 21st century, from feeding the world's booming population to...

IFE Distinguished Visitor Lecture Series @ Gardens Point

01-01-2020 The Distinguished Visitor Lecture Series is a forum for senior academics and industry figures visiting QUT...

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