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Queensland shines light on the grid

It’s an accomplishment that many academic institutions would envy: The University of Queensland, in northeastern Australia, generates more electricity than it uses each year from its own renewable-energy assets.

UQ strengthens position as a leading provider of know-how in sustainable metallurgy

University of Queensland student, Xi Rui Wen, has received the Young Slag Scientist Award at MOLTEN21 for his contribution to creating new and sustainable metallurgy processes essential for a circular economy.

UQ expert to lead Queensland’s hydrogen taskforce

University of Queensland sustainable energy expert, Professor Peta Ashworth OAM, has been appointed by the Queensland Government to lead a new Hydrogen Taskforce.

Australia is sending 8,000 vaccine doses to PNG – but without reliable electricity, how will they be kept cold?

Australia’s nearest neighbour, Papua New Guinea, is battling an unfolding COVID crisis.

Teaching win for Amin

Congratulations to Associate Professor Saiied Aminossadati who was awarded a UQ Award for Teaching Excellence.

Building a better future through culture-led design

Australia’s devastating summer bushfires, the COVID-19 pandemic and the Black Lives Matter movement – these were just some of the major events in 2020 that will shape history.

UQ engineering lecturers named among Australia’s best teachers

“We encourage students to learn by doing,” said mechanical and materials engineering lecturers, Dr Michael Bermingham and Professor Matthew Dargusch, from The University of Queensland.

Mapping the mine face with artificial intelligence

New automated mining technology, developed at The University of Queensland with research partners Plotlogic Pty Ltd, will allow workers to be removed from hazardous parts of the mining process and improve efficiency.

Leaders for our future

In this discussion Andrew Liveris AO, former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Dow Chemical Company and the former Executive Chairman of DowDuPont, and Liveris Academy Scholar Javan McGuckin discuss what makes leaders effective, the current challenges leaders are facing, and how young leaders can rise to these challenges and promote social responsibility.

‘7 minutes of terror’ – surviving landing on Mars

UQ Centre for Hypersonics researcher Dr Chris James looks at the technology NASA is using to help the Perseverance rover land in Mars’ Jezero Crater.

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