Institute for Future
Environments

News

Subscribe to News news rss feed

IFE celebrates launch of its new Research Engineering Facility (REF)

20-11-2017 The Institute for Future Environments (IFE) celebrated the official launch of its new Research Engineering Facility (REF) on Thursday 16 November with a networking event in QUT’s Science and Engineering Centre.See all the action from the launch event.

Stopping the dengue threat

16-11-2017 Improved disease surveillance at Australian ports and borders is needed to prevent the growing threat of dengue infection spreading across the country, with a new QUT study identifying potential risk factors linked to dengue outbreaks beyond climatic conditions.

Saving Cavendish: QUT grows world-first Panama disease-resistant bananas

15-11-2017 QUT researchers have developed and grown modified Cavendish bananas resistant to the devastating soil-borne fungus Fusarium wilt tropical race 4 (TR4), also known as Panama disease.

Saving seagrasses from dredging - new research finds solutions

03-11-2017 Timing of dredging is the key to helping preserve one of the world's most productive and important ecosystems - seagrass meadows.

Australian tourism policies fail to address climate change

02-11-2017 Australia’s Federal and State governments are failing to produce effective long-term tourism policy to address climate change, according to the findings of new QUT-led research.

First joint US and QUT bioenergy appointment

20-10-2017 The international collaboration between QUT and the US Department of Energy Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) to develop bioenergy from plant and waste matter has been strengthened with the first joint research and academic appointment of microbiologist Dr Alex Beliaev.

Biofuels revolution will help power Queensland economy

18-10-2017 The man who helped power US Navy ships with alternative fuels made from beef fat is touring Queensland this week along with QUT experts to help push the state’s burgeoning biofuels industry.

Pepper guides Queensland’s brightest young minds at STEM camp

27-09-2017 High-achieving students from across the state are taking part in the QUT Vice-Chancellor’s STEM camp these school holidays, helping to accelerate their understanding of science, technology engineering and maths.

War on food and fashion waste: experts discuss global challenges and potential solutions

20-10-2017 From farm to fork in Australia, about $19 billion in food is lost or wasted every year and 6000 kilograms of fashion waste is generated every ten minutes, a major forum held at QUT has heard.

QUT awards robotics leader Peter Corke title of Distinguished Professor

20-06-2017 QUT has awarded the title of Distinguished Professor to Professor Peter Corke for his outstanding achievements in the field of robotics. 

Search

Other News