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Ten wind turbines on grass hills at sunset

Australia will need to triple the National Electricity Market’s power capacity by 2030 to be on track for net zero by 2050 – requiring a rapid rollout of wind and solar power, transmission, storage, electric vehicles, and heat pumps as it replaces...

19 April 2023
Person charging their electric vehicle.

Queensland’s brightest minds in electric transport will descend on Brisbane for the State’s inaugural Electric Transport Industry Transformation Forum on Friday 17 March.

17 March 2023
A room with dark walls is filled with an art installation of industrial mining equipment repurposed into musical instruments.

Extraction, extinction and post-carbon futures are explored by Australian and international artists in ֱ Art Museum’s first group exhibition for 2023, We Are Electric.

10 February 2023
A view down a grassy path between rows of tall sugarcane plants with a bright blue sky above

University of Queensland researchers have found a way to more efficiently convert sugarcane into a building block of aviation fuel and other products.

17 January 2023
A woman in a black top and brown hair pulled back smiles broadly at the camera with a brick laneway out of focus in the background.

University of Queensland School of Architecture lecturer Dr Liz Brogden has been awarded a 2022 Churchill Fellowship to further her work pioneering climate action in the profession.

28 November 2022

Research co-led by ֱ has found sharing real-time air quality readings in developing countries can reduce air pollution and lead to lower mortality rates.

25 October 2022
A machine the size of a shoebox with wiring and software, sitting in a laboratory.

It might not look like much, but this tool could improve the next generation of lasers - and with it, industries from telecommunications to car manufacturing.

12 September 2022
A hand holding a Net Zero graphic

If Australia is to achieve a net zero future, we need “out-of-the-box” thinking and a major economic overhaul, according to study involving ֱ.

26 August 2022
A group of people in white coats look at machinery inside a high-tech laboratory

A new University of Queensland-led training centre is set to become a hub for world-leading research in ‘green’ plastic.

18 August 2022
a greater glider with big ears peers from a hollow in a tree

Scientists have put a dollar figure on the cost of recovery and restoration of native flora and fauna after the 2019-2020 summer bushfires.

16 August 2022
Industrial plant on the water

University of Queensland, Oxford and Princeton researchers have developed a “test” to measure if businesses are on track to meet Paris Agreement climate action goals, and so far the results are not promising.

11 August 2022
A woman in a blue dress holding a trophy

Two University of Queensland alumni, who have helped shaped the state, have been named among this year’s Queensland Greats.

7 June 2022
A pick lying on black rock

Studying ancient ocean floors could help discover minerals needed to produce electric cars and solar panels.

3 June 2022
A man at a lecturn waving and a woman in a red dress watching on.

The ALP will rightly bask in this election victory. As the party’s Sydney MP Tanya Plibersek put it Saturday night: a win is a win is a win.

23 May 2022
The outside of the Andrew N. Liveris building.

An innovative new building at ֱ is more than just smart architecture - it has the potential to unlock ways for Australia to transition to a sustainable, zero-emissions economy.

13 April 2022