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Grand Challenge Lecture: The global imperative @ GP

03-05-2019 Queensland Chief Entrepreneur Leanne Kemp will outline the predicted industries of the future, the important sustainability challenges and choices we face, and the future skill sets we will need.

IFE Distinguished Visitor Lecture: Why scientists and politicians are incompatible

30-04-2019 Although there would be great benefits to both sides were they to work productively together, scientists and politicians sing from different pages of the hymn book. This Australian Academy of Science 2019 Selby Fellowship lecture will examine the often knotty and difficult relationship between science and politics.

Longevity Seminar Series

02-05-2019 Traditional ageing models are outdated as Australia's population is ageing in better health and higher average functional capacity than ever before.

21st Australia and New Zealand Electrochemistry Symposium @ GP

29-04-2019 - 30-04-2019 The 21st AES symposium in conjunction with an ISE student meeting is being held at QUT inApril 2019. The organising committee is especially interested in featuring the work from PhDresearch students and other early-career researchers.

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.