28-07-2017 - 28-07-2017 The digital age is not only on everyone’s mind in society, industry and politics but also on top of the research agendas of many, many scientists – in any field. At QUT alone, research groups examine the influence of 'the digital' in areas of agriculture, design, innovation, economy, media, entrepreneurship and others.
31-07-2017 - 31-07-2017 Ongoing meetings of the United Nations in Geneva regarding the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons consider the many issues surrounding the use of lethal autonomous weapons systems from a variety of legal, ethical, operational, and technical perspectives. More than 80 nations are represented and engaged in the discussion.
14-08-2017 - 11-09-2017 It’s time to get ready for the 2017 Science in Focus Image Competition, showcasing the most original, informative and technically innovative images of important QUT research. Winners will share a prize pool of $2000.
20-08-2017 - 20-08-2017 Robotronica will return to QUT's Gardens Point Precinct in August to reveal the most up to date advancements and innovations in the fields of robotics and interactive design.
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.
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:
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.