Monday 14 August 2017

Do your research ideas cut across disciplinary and thematic boundaries, and demand new ways of thinking?

Do you have a clear ‘line of sight’ to stakeholder requirements that you hope to inform with your research?

Wednesday 12 July 2017

The Challenge of Change Lecture is designed to challenge conventional thinking, question current policy, and address the greatest environmental and sustainability issues facing humanity today.

Tuesday 4 July 2017 to Wednesday 5 July 2017

The University of Queensland’s Global Change Institute (GCI) and Advanced Water Management Centre (AWMC) will jointly host the fourth annual UQ Water Forum on 4-5 July 2017. 

Monday 5 June 2017

The Global Change Institute Food Systems Program is developing a research agenda for food systems at UQ. 

Tuesday 23 May 2017

‘What next?’ for the sector on water, sanitation and hygiene?

Tom Muller will highlight debates within WaterAid and the wider civil society sector on how to strengthen water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) systems and advocate for the Human Right to Water to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

Thursday 18 May 2017

By the year 2050, the human population is forecast to expand to nine billion people, requiring 50 per cent more fuel, 70 per cent more food and 50 per cent more fresh water. Sustaining life on earth in the face of increasing demand for resources, coupled with the challenges of climate change and rapid urbanisation, requires transformative and urgent solutions. How will we create a viable bio-economy using renewable resources? And can we weave integrated production systems for fuel, food and pharmaceuticals into the fabric of mega-cities?

Wednesday 10 May 2017

Desperate times: Art and environmental action

Friday 28 April 2017

Dr Hall will give a seminar on the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals and their impact on the water industry.

Date & Time:       Friday, 28 April 2017
                             9am - 10am
Venue:                  AIBN Building 75, Level 1 Seminar Room
Speaker(s):           Dr Nina Hall, Program Manager (Sustainable Water) Global Change Institute

Tuesday 14 March 2017
The health and environmental impacts of the western diet are being increasingly scrutinised and questioned. National dietary health guidelines are being revised to accommodate the importance of eating sustainably as well as healthily. 

Tuesday 7 March 2017

What Trump's U-turn on Climate Change means for Australian business

The UQ Global Change Institute invites you to attend the Challenge of Change lecture presented by leading Australian financial reporter Alan Kohler.

Alan's address will explore: 'What Trump's U-turn on Climate Change means for Australian business'.

Monday 6 March 2017

The UQ School of Agriculture and Food Sciences and the UQ Global Change Institute invite you to attend a seminar presented by Mark Rosegrant of the International Food Policy Research Institute.

Mark will outline a number of possible scenarios for global food security up to 2050 and will discuss the implications on hunger, nutrition and health. 

About the Speaker

Tuesday 21 February 2017

Why has transdisciplinarity, in its various forms, emerged as a different way of doing research? What makes it relevant, and arguably essential, for research and associated practice that contributes to social, economic and environmental sustainability?

Friday 16 December 2016

Over the past few years metal halide perovskites have risen to become a very promising PV material, captivating the research community. In the most efficient devices, which now exceed 22% solar to electrical power conversion efficiency, the perovskite is present as a solid absorber layer sandwiched between n and p-type charge collection contacts.


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