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QUT 2019 Science in Focus Competition now open

29-07-2019 Entries for the 2019 Science in Focus Competition are now open, celebrating the most surprising, beautiful and technically innovative visuals of QUT research that's impacting our world. Winners will share in a prize pool of more than $2000.

Drones everywhere and nowhere

27-08-2019 This constantly evolving technology has limitless potential, yet it is only seen in certain applications.  Why?

Longevity Seminar Series

13-06-2019 Traditional ageing models are outdated as Australia's population is ageing in better health and higher average functional capacity than ever before.

IFE Distinguished Visitor Lecture Series @ Gardens Point

15-02-2019 The Distinguished Visitor Lecture Series is a forum for senior academics and industry figures visiting QUT to share their perspective on the main trends and challenges in their specific field, hosted by the Institute for Future Environments. Selected lectures are published as audio podcasts.

IFE Grand Challenge Public Lecture Series @ Gardens Point

01-08-2017 - 31-12-2018 Several grand challenges confront humanity in the 21st century, from feeding the world's booming population to managing scarce natural resources and reducing our carbon footprint. The Grand Challenge Lecture Series explores these and other challenges and the possible solutions to them. All lectures are free and open to the public. You can attend in person or watch via livestream.