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QUT Distinguished Visitor Lecture: Secure Deduplication and Cloud Storage @ GP

28-11-2017 Deduplication is a widely used mechanism in cloud storage systems which can greatly increase efficiency. The basic idea is to remove duplicate stored files, replacing copies with a pointer to a single version. Deduplication can be extremely effective in reducing both storage requirements and bandwidth used for uploading. However, it also introduces severe challenges to security. 

Lecture: Jekyll and Hyde: Universities and their relationship with government @ GP

29-11-2017 Research England's David Sweeney will discuss the research, education and business connections between universities and government and offer suggestions on how these elements can be improved while remaining balanced.

QUT Distinguished Visitor Lecture: Hidden Hunger - Lessons for Food Security in Australia @ GP

29-11-2017 This presentation will address the challenges that hunger presents for food security, and the important role researchers play in coordinating a response to the issue.

QUT Growing Global BioeconOMICS Workshop @ GP

30-11-2017 This workshop will showcase QUT's capabilities for OMICS-related research in the bioeconomy sector.

QUT Distinguished Visitor Lecture: (Process) Mine Your Own Business: But Do It Right! @ GP

14-12-2017 Professor Wil van der Aalst, a computer scientist based at Eindhoven University of Technology and long-standing Adjunct Professor in the Science and Engineering Faculty, will give a presentation on the benefits of process mining and the best models to use. 

IFE Distinguished Visitor Lecture Series @ Gardens Point

01-08-2017 - 01-01-2019 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.

IFE lectures: Video archive

01-09-2015 The IFE hosts a number of public events that aim to showcase science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) research and explore some of the major challenges of the 21st century.Watch videos of past IFE lectures, including the Grand Challenge Lecture series, on QUT's YouTube account, the QUTube:

IFE Grand Challenge Public Lecture Series @ Gardens Point

01-08-2017 - 31-12-2017 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.