Science and Engineering a university for the real world


Our faculty delivers innovative STEM solutions that have real world impact and shape future environments.

Study with us

Choose from a wide range of topics and work with internationally-recognised researchers in world-class facilities.

Our research degrees

Partner with us

Join with us in a research partnership and bring real-world benefits to your organisation.

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Fastest rising research institution

Our Science and Engineering Faculty is one of the fastest rising institutions in the world and top in Australia for scientific research.

Source: 2019 Nature Index

Above world standard research

90 per cent of our Faculty’s research ranks as above or well above world standard, placing us among the very best STEM faculties in Australia for quality of research.

Source: Excellence in Research for Australia

Institutes, centres and facilities

We are home to many institutes and centres that feature world-class facilities and infrastructure, that allow our researchers to enhance and develop their research excellence.

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Learning and big solutions in research

Read our stories

We showcase our faculty's high-impact research stories and expert commentary, our current discoveries and real-world solutions.

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The LABS 2017-2018

The LABS 2017-2018 highlights our people, research, learning and achievements throughout the year.

Image Credit: Steven Charlesworth.

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24 Jan 2020

Smart camera trial to guide future of waterways city

Gold Coast Waterways Authority engages QUT to develop innovative solutions for waterways planning, management and safety.

14 Jan 2020

Controlling 'power' in a man's world

When it comes to power, few women know more about it than QUT Adjunct Professor Else Shepherd. One of the few Australian women in 1965 to graduate university with an electrical engineering degree, Professor Shepherd forged an impressive career that placed her at the top of Queensland’s power industry.

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3138 7200

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3138 9948