Institute for Future

Institute for Future Environments


The Institute for Future Environments (IFE) studies how our natural, built and virtual environments interact, change and converge, to find ways to make them more sustainable, secure and resilient.

Through our partnerships with national and international industry, government and community organisations, our research has a lasting impact on the real world.


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Roadmap to guide genome sequencing

26-06-2019 A QUT researcher has developed a roadmap for plant biologists who are increasingly turning to new...

Using next generation genetic testing to give growers a competitive boost

26-06-2019 QUT has partnered with Hort Innovation under the Plant Biosecurity Research Initiative (PBRI) to advance the...

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IFE Distinguished Visitor Lecture: Novel prototyping methods for emerging contexts

17-07-2019 Join us as Dr Scott Davidoff from NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab discusses virtual reality (VR), augmented...

IFE Distinguished Visitor Lecture: Bioplastics: plastic without the pollution

17-07-2019 It's no secret that oil-based plastics are bad. Bad for the environment and bad for consumers.The...

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