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Bushfire experts converge for forum at QUT – 31 January

28-01-2020 Is it possible to create a truly bushfire-resistant house? What’s the best way to donate to bushfires? How can you tell fact from fake news in this era of Twitter bots? How can we improve communication to save lives and property?

International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2020

11-02-2020 The United Nations’ International Day of Women and Girls in Science will be celebrated globally on Tuesday 11 February 2020.

Grand Challenge Future Forum: Clearing the air: making sense of Australia's bushfire crisis

31-01-2020 In this Grand Challenge Lecture, a panel of QUT academics and guest speakers, with expertise in a wide range of bushfire-related research, will examine the 2019-20 bushfire emergency.

IFE Distinguished Visitor Lecture: Towards greener storage and transfer of energy @ GP

31-01-2020 Join us to hear the latest research into clean energy sources, including hydrogen fuel and superconducting materials. 

IFE Grand Challenge Public Lecture Series @ Gardens Point

11-10-2019 - 31-12-2019 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.