Science in Focus

About Science in Focus

Hosted by QUT’s Institute for Future Environments, Science in Focus is an annual competition that has been uncovering the most surprising, beautiful and technically innovative visuals of important QUT research since 2014.

Entries offer insight into the unique research processes and objects used by QUT researchers in their pursuit of new knowledge and are judged on visual impact, creativity, originality, technical proficiency and the significance of the research.

2020 finalists and winners

On display on the Sphere from 8am - 10am and 4pm - 6pm daily.

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Finalist galleries

Browse previous years' galleries of the best entries.


Decorate your devices and online meetings with amazing science visuals.

Science in Focus digital wallpapers

Enjoy these great science-based works of art for your desktop and mobile phone.

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Science in Focus digital Zoom backgrounds

Add some scientific flair to your online Zoom meetings with these beautiful digital backgrounds.

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Institute for Future Environments

Level 6, P Block
Gardens Point
2 George St
Brisbane QLD 4000 Australia

Postal address

Institute for Future Environments
GPO Box 2434
Brisbane QLD 4001

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