Faculty of
Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology

De-colonising through design

A building designed to host Australia’s native claims courts is on show in Dubai at the world’s largest social impact innovation exhibition.

Five new UQ engineering scholarships awarded

Five future engineering leaders and problem-solvers have become the first to receive scholarships created by the Andrew N. Liveris Academy for Innovation and Leadership.

New shock tunnel making waves in hypersonic testing

An upgrade of one of the largest expansion tube wind tunnels in the world will allow UQ researchers to test larger scale vehicles at up to seven times the speed of sound.

Waste glass researcher named Young Innovator of the Year

UQ PhD candidate Rhys Pirie is the first Australian to win Young Innovator of the Year at the world’s premier conference for research and innovation, Falling Walls Berlin.

UQ is no. 1 in Australia’s most prestigious research schemes

The Australian Research Council (ARC) has awarded UQ more ARC Australian Laureate Fellowships and more ARC Centres of Excellence than any other university in the country in 2019 – with 27 Laureates and 11 ARC Centres headquartered at UQ.

Low-waste design blows away Barcelona judges

A timber pavilion constructed by researchers from UQ using an innovative minimal-waste design was recognised at an international conference in Barcelona, Spain this month.

Artificial intelligence driving digital pathology

An upgrade in UQ’s artificial intelligence capabilities could help to revolutionise pathology laboratories across Australia.

Bio-materials herald new chapter in Australian auto manufacturing

UQ researchers are developing a new generation of sustainable composite materials designed specifically for electric vehicles.

Teaching’s night of nights celebrates excellence

UQ’s annual Teaching and Learning Awards last night celebrated excellence, creativity and innovation.

Combatting combustible cladding hazards

Fire safety engineering researchers from UQ have developed a database of building materials to help industry professionals assess the risk of combustible cladding and boost the safety of our homes and workplaces.

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