The Faculty of
Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology

UQ aces world subject rankings

The University of Queensland ranks in the top 50 in the world in 22 subjects, with the latest international rankings placing UQ first in Australia for Chemical Engineering.

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Don Watson: an architecture icon

Witty and wise, Donald Watson's architectural designs represent some of the finest examples of postmodernism in Queensland. The exhibition Don Watson: A Civil Servant, sheds light on some of Queensland’s little known architectural treasures.

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Big data at the centre of the energy web

Queensland data science, user-experience design and power systems experts are working to develop a world-first data platform that will harness information from potentially millions of households.

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Utopia or nightmare? The answer lies in how we embrace self-driving, electric and shared vehicles

Emerging transport disruptions could lead to a series of nightmare scenarios and poorer transport systems unless we have sensible and informed public policy to avoid this, Dr Jake Whitehead writes for The Conversation.

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Sustainable timber design a UQ speciality

The Centre for Future Timber Structures offers building designers the skills needed to design better, more sustainable buildings using timber at UQ.

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Bright career prospects in minerals industry

An expansion of job opportunities in the mining sector is painting a bright future for students studying engineering, exploration, mining and environmental geology.

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Business leaders aren’t backing up their promises on sustainable development goals

It seems there is a gap between what Australian companies publicly state they are doing with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and what they are actually doing.

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Two million students enrol in UQx free online courses

UQ is now offering a new MicroMasters in Sustainable Energy, with enrolments in the online course bringing the total audience for UQx's signature MOOCs to over tww million.

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Opie visits Arnhem Land

The ARC Centre of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language (CoEDL) classroom robot Opie has been given a makeover in Arnhem Land.

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Myanmar: my learning marvel

UQ architecture student Siubhan Rudge’s aspirations to work in Asia led her to the heat of Myanmar’s capital city Yangon thanks to the New Colombo Plan. Here she discusses the marvel of learning in Myanmar.

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Media contact

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

Genevieve Worrell
Media and Communications Coordinator
3365 8525

Trent Leggatt
Marketing and Communications Manager
3346 9976