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.


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Changing face of ageing demands new approach to senior living

18-05-2017 “Baby Boomers are ageing, but they aren’t getting ‘old’” said Professor Laurie Buys, a QUT researcher...

Pepper a peek into the future of social robotics

18-05-2017 It may be petite, but Pepper carries the future of robotics on its narrow shoulders.

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Grand Challenge Lecture: Changing Coasts & Oceans - Science Meeting Global & National Challenges @ GP

26-05-2017 Global and national challenges associated with our coasts and oceans demand a change in the way...

QUT Soft Matter Materials Symposium @ Gardens Point

09-06-2017 Hear from Australia’s leading polymer and soft matter materials scientists who will present highlights of their...

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