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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Top 10 IFE stories of 2019

09-12-2019 There have been a number of exceptional research progress and outcomes for the IFE and our...

Artists reveal ‘life-changing’ climate change digital artwork

06-12-2019 Tasmanian artists Jerome Dobinson and Amanda Kay’s new artwork, commissioned by QUT and featuring the earth’s...

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Cycling safety experts pedal Brisbane bikeways at international conference

29-10-2019 Cycling safety researchers and practitioners from around the world will try out some of Brisbane’s best...

Climate activism, eco-emotions and the law: Reimagining legal futures in a time of climate change

26-11-2019 Is the legal system motivated enough to adequately respond to irreplaceable natural wonders? Unprecedented fires, floods...

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