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Professor Kerrie Wilson
Executive Director, Institute for Future Environments
"By galvanising the incredible interdisciplinary expertise across QUT and connecting that with external partners, we have become an exemplar of science for society with society."
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Professor Jennifer Firn
Director, Centre for the Environment
"I am passionately committed to developing a better understanding of how the loss of native biodiversity impacts on ecosystems and subsequently finding better ways to restore biodiversity and build more resilient landscapes."
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Professor Ian Mackinnon
Director, Centre for Clean Energy Technologies and Practices
"For future generations to come we really need to have visionary and committed indiviuals now, within this place and in the future, and train our individuals and students to become visionary and committed and to, of course, innovate exponentially. "
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Professor Leonie Barner
Director, Centre for a Waste-Free World
"My research brings together transdisciplinary researchers, industry and government to discover and design more efficient and sustainable materials for diverse applications."
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Professor Sagadevan Mundree
Director, Centre for Agriculture and the Bioeconomy
"We look forward to advancing the needs of Australian farmers by developing crops and traits that will help maintain our competitive edge in the global arena."
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High-tech textiles, robotic water quality monitoring and using drones to fix solar panels are among the eight innovative research projects to receive funding totalling $326,000 as part of QUT’s Catapult 2020 program.
QUT Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Margaret Sheil, today outlined to staff the university’s response to the challenges presented by COVID-19 as well as measures to position the university for a strong recovery in a fundamentally changed world.
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