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If we can’t recycle it, why not turn our waste plastic into fuel?

Australia’s recycling crisis needs us to look into waste management options beyond just recycling and landfilling.

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 Small sats are vital to Australia’s space industry – and they won’t be space junk

The federal government has released its response to the review of Australia’s Space Capability. Professor Michael Smart of the UQ Center for Hypersonics has responded with an article on The Conversation.

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National prize for UQ wastewater researchers

A University of Queensland research project to revolutionise the treatment of wastewater has won a national research innovation prize.

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Changing the distillery game, one sip at a time

More than two centuries after Australia’s infamous Rum Rebellion, a University of Queensland chemical engineering and business graduate has started a new revolution in rum distillation that will help reinvigorate Brisbane’s passion for this ‘Australian liquor’.

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World-first study aims to keep emissions targets on track

A simple method to determine if fossil fuel producers are on track to meet global emission reduction targets has been developed by UQ researchers, including Associate Professor Kate O'Brien from The School of Chemical Engineering.

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Helping coastal managers plan for future storms

In a plan to manage the impact of an ever-changing Australian shoreline and significant storm-induced coastal erosion, UQ researchers have created a new tool kit to help coastal managers better understand how beaches are impacted by storm events.

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How we'll travel 10 years from now

Sustainable transport and electric vehicle expert Dr Jake Whitehead spoke with Brisbane City Council's sustainability team at City Smart to share how households might be travelling 10 years from now.

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Industry empowers women in engineering

Industry partners have thrown their support behind the University of Queensland Women in Engineering program, which has prompted a steady increase in women participating in undergraduate engineering studies.

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New Urban Water Engineering Master's program launched

UQ has launched the new Master of Engineering in Urban Water Engineering at the world's largest water conference, Ozwater '18 in Brisbane.

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Medical technology at the hub of good health

A new research hub is set to transform Australia’s medical technology sector by developing cost-competitive technologies for the rapid production of medical devices.

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3346 9976