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QUT to partner with The University of Tokyo on renewable energy projects

15-02-2018 QUT today signed an International Cooperation Agreement to develop joint venture projects and facilitate joint academic and scientific activities with the Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology (RCAST) of The University of Tokyo (UTokyo).

MIT’s Innovation & Entrepreneurship Bootcamp steps up environmental effort with QUT

07-02-2018 Some of the most innovative and entrepreneurial minds from across the world are this week brainstorming ideas for the sustainability of the natural wonder that is the Great Barrier Reef.

Humans of IFE: Professor Rachel Parker

09-02-2018 Professor Rachel Parker works with the QUT Business School, and leads the IFE's Transforming Innovation Systems enabling platform.

Meet IFE's new Deputy Executive Director

16-02-2018 Professor Roger Hellens commenced as the Deputy Executive Director of the Institute for Future Environments (IFE) on January 15, 2018.

National robotics defence research coming to Queensland

16-02-2018 A new $50 million Defence CRC for Trusted Autonomous Systems will investigate how autonomous systems, robotics and artificial intelligence can play a key role in Australia's future military. QUT assisted with the bid to bring the CRC headquarters to Queensland and is working to establish projects with industry partners.

QUT on board with $60 million reef restoration initiative

09-02-2018 QUT and IFE will provide its engineering, robotics, social impact assessment and modelling capabilities to a consortium that’s been tasked with designing and scoping a major new restoration plan for Australia’s iconic Great Barrier Reef.

Digital Observatory takes another step forward

09-02-2018 IFE’s newest research facility, the Australian Digital Observatory, will provide state-of-the-art infrastructure to help researchers study online culture through social media. Marissa Takahashi has just been appointed as the Digital Observatory’s facility manager.

Talking AI to the next generation

09-01-2018 Advances in artificial intelligence are changing our world, but explaining the complicated concepts and science behind AI, particularly to a young audience, is no simple task.

Humans of IFE: Sarah Quijano

06-02-2018 Sarah Quijano is a User Experience & Interaction Designer within IFE's Visualisation and eResearch team.

Beautiful plant photo reveals scientific secrets

04-12-2017 This stunning image of ultraviolet drenched leaves being slowly infected by a fluorescent-stained virus is a symbol of modern science’s fight against the plant diseases that threaten the world’s food crops.


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