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14th February 2020

Mimicking nature for sustainable energy solutions

A QUT researcher is mimicking the sub-microscopic structures and optical properties of natural objects, such as seashells, fish scales and fly eyes, to develop sustainable energy solutions and ways to benefit the environment.

18th February 2020

Protecting Australia’s environments needs citizens to get back to nature

World-renowned Australian mammalogist Dr Andrew Baker says getting back to nature could ultimately help us keep governments accountable for environmental policies.

7th February 2020

New titanium solar cell is more powerful and less toxic

QUT materials scientist Associate Professor Ziqi Sun is part of an international team that has developed a new solar cell that’s more efficient, cheaper and safer to produce than silicon.

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