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Grand Challenge Lecture: Changing Coasts & Oceans - Science Meeting Global & National Challenges @ GP

26-05-2017 - 26-05-2017 Global and national challenges associated with our coasts and oceans demand a change in the way we conduct and communicate our science.

QUT Soft Matter Materials Symposium @ Gardens Point

09-06-2017 - 09-06-2017 Hear from Australia’s leading polymer and soft matter materials scientists who will present highlights of their current research. This symposium is supported by the QUT School of Chemistry, Physics and Mechanical EngineeringInstitute for Future Environments manufacturing with advanced materials enabling platform and the Soft Matter Materials Laboratory.

IFE Distinguished Visitor Lecture Series @ Gardens Point

22-01-2016 - 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

05-03-2015 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.