Faculty of
Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology

Vital for life, heat and power – what you never knew about salt water

Your tongue is a salt detector – it dissolves the solid salt crystals sprinkled on your chips to create an intense flavour sensation. But salt is way more important than just being a food additive.

We need more flexible housing for 21st-century lives

The Great Australian Dream, underpinned by private home ownership, is a concept from the 19th and 20th centuries. Our housing stock was, and continues to be, designed and built for people who lived in previous centuries. The result is housing that discriminates and excludes, and that is becoming increasingly unaffordable. We need 21st-century housing that responds to the needs of 21st-century living.

Taking flight with technology for tomorrow

To celebrate Research Week 2018, UQ is proud to share how UQ research is creating change, right across the world, every day. Find out how our researchers are collaborating with research partners both in Australia and abroad to develop aerospace technology for tomorrow.

The race to save the reef

To celebrate Research Week 2018, UQ is proud to share how UQ research is creating change, right across the world, every day. Find out how our researchers are collaborating with research partners both in Australia and abroad in the race to save the Great Barrier Reef.

EAIT researchers celebrated at UQ awards

A roll-call of high calibre researchers and research supervisors has been recognised for outstanding contributions in a range of fields at The University of Queensland 2018 Research Week awards.

Alumni create pathway for future engineers

Six UQ alumni have joined forces to launch an annual $5,000 scholarship for engineering, which will help students from remote and regional parts of Australia build the strong foundations for a successful career.

Perfect patterns pave path to faster, cheaper MRI

A discovery by a University of Queensland researcher could speed up MRI scanning times and make the scans more affordable.

Hackers face challenge to harness the power of government data

Hundreds of honourable hackers will descend on The University of Queensland this weekend for the world’s largest open data hackathon.

UQ Professor named Engineer of the Year

Adjunct Associate Professor Dr Harry Asche from UQ’s School of Civil Engineering is one of the best engineers in the State.

Young minds develop the technologies of tomorrow

The next Steve Jobs or Bill Gates could have been among the hundreds of primary and high school students who competed at the Young ICT Explorers competition at UQ, last weekend.

Media contact

For all media enquiries, please contact the Faculty Media and Communications staff on the details below:

EAIT media and communications
comms@eait.uq.edu.au

Trent Leggatt
Marketing and Communications Manager
3346 9976
t.leggatt@uq.edu.au