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QUT Institute for Future Environments

By Institute for Future Environments

The Institute for Future Environments (IFE) is a transdisciplinary research and innovation institute at QUT that brings together researchers and students to collaborate on large-scale projects relating to our natural, built and digital environments. The IFE generates knowledge, technology and practices that make our world more sustainable, secure and resilient. Transcripts of IFE podcasts are available upon request.

  1. 1.
    Insights into cutting-edge environmental research - Dr Marten Winter (German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research)08/25/2020
    38:05
  2. 2.
    Urban Energy-Hub: An approach for higher integration of renewable generation in urban energy systems - Associate Professor Vahid Nik (Lund University/Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden)08/25/2020
    38:45
  3. 3.
    Towards greener storage and transfer of energy - Professor Wojciech Grochala (University of Warsaw, Poland)08/12/2020
    53:13
  4. 4.
    Towards 2020: driving urgent action to limit the effects of climate change - Andrew Higham (Chief Executive, Mission 2020)08/11/2020
    40:48
  5. 5.
    Challenges and opportunities on the path to a sustainable Queensland - Professor Paul Bertsch (Interim Queensland Chief Scientist)08/10/2020
    53:45
  6. 6.
    Contemplating a renewable hydrogen energy future - Professor Masakazu Sugiyama (University of Tokyo)12/12/2019
    1:11:55
  7. 7.
    Australia's STEM future - Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith (University of NSW)11/18/2019
    1:08:35
  8. 8.
    Moving beyond practical reconciliation in higher education - Angela Barney-Leitch (QUT Pro Vice-Chancellor, Indigenous Strategy)11/12/2019
    43:50
  1. 9.
    Towards an optimised strategy for cleaner air - Professor Urs Baltensperger (Paul Scherrer Institute, Switzerland)11/01/2019
    51:55
  2. 10.
    Tools for synthetic pathway expression and engineering in Pichia pastoris - Professor Toni Glieder (Graz University of Technology)10/31/2019
    54:53
  3. 11.
    Novel prototyping methods for emerging contexts - Dr Scott Davidoff (Mission Operations, NASA Jet Propulsion Lab)10/29/2019
    50:07
  4. 12.
    Data for the planet: driving solutions for resilient cities, disaster risk reduction and infectious diseases - Dr Simon Hodson (Executive Director, CODATA)10/22/2019
    42:32
  5. 13.
    The mineral supply of 'smart cities': resourcing a more sustainable techno-urban transition - Professor Saleem Ali (Member, UN International Resource Panel and Professor at University of Delaware)10/18/2019
    41:34
  6. 14.
    The global imperative - Leanne Kemp (Queensland Chief Entrepreneur)10/18/2019
    32:29
  7. 15.
    How good are Brazilian environmental policies, and how bad could they be? - Professor Jean Paul Metzger (University of Sao Paulo)10/08/2019
    45:08
  8. 16.
    Molecular imaging tools to understand the inorganic chemistry of cells - Associate Professor Elizabeth New (University of Sydney)09/17/2019
    46:55
  9. 17.
    Why Scientists And Politicians Are Incompatible - Professor Herbert Huppert (University of Cambridge)08/05/2019
    49:26
  10. 18.
    Our Planet, Our Health - Professor Kate Jones (University College London)07/17/2019
    54:08
  11. 19.
    Your AI Future - Professor Toby Walsh (University of New South Wales)04/11/2019
    41:28
  12. 20.
    Industry 4.0 Testlab For Composite Product Automation - Professor Bronwyn Fox (Swinburne University of Technology)03/27/2019
    48:00
  13. 21.
    Agents Of Change: The Economy Of Algorithms - Professor Marek Kowalkiewicz (QUT)03/20/2019
    42:31
  14. 22.
    Photovoltaic Renewable Energy Systems - Professor Masakazu Sugiyama (University of Tokyo)01/06/2019
    39:50
  15. 23.
    Large Area Flexible Electronic Skin - Professor Ravinder Dahiya (University Of Glasgow)01/06/2019
    58:50
  16. 24.
    Plant Fibre Reinforced Composites: From Hierarchical Interfaces To Applications - Professor Yan Li (Tongji University)12/20/2018
    30:46
  17. 25.
    Chemistry: From Self-Assembly To The Origin Of Life - Professor Pall Thordarson (University Of New South Wales)12/20/2018
    53:32
  18. 26.
    The Value Of An Arts-Science Nexus - Professor Graham Baker (Queensland Academy Of Arts And Sciences)12/20/2018
    43:35
  19. 27.
    Engagement In Higher Education: How Does It Affect The Missions Of Education And Research? - Professor Mats Benner (Lund University)12/18/2018
    47:46
  20. 28.
    Engineering A Revolution: From Impossible Complexity To Transformed Lives - Hon. Trish White (Engineers Australia)12/12/2018
    38:25
  21. 29.
    Food Is About Health Care, Medicine Is About Sick Care: The Importance Of Plants In Our Diet - Professor Cathie Martin MBE FRS (John Innes Centre, UK)12/10/2018
    50:23
  22. 30.
    Harvesting Passion: From Identifying A Problem To Finding A Solution - Ronni Kahn (OzHarvest)12/09/2018
    40:17
  23. 31.
    The 21st Century Transport Challenge - Professor Hugh Bradlow (Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering)12/09/2018
    41:13
  24. 32.
    Coral Bleaching On The Great Barrier Reef And Frequency Of Past Stress Events Recorded In Coral Skeletons - Dr Neal Cantin (Australian Institute of Marine Science)12/09/2018
    19:39
  25. 33.
    Working Together To Secure The Future Of Our National Icon - IFE Great Barrier Reef Challenge Lecture09/16/2018
    1:05:03
  26. 34.
    Supporting Urban Agriculture With Research To Improve Food Security - Dr Cathryn O'Sullivan (CSIRO)08/30/2018
    47:04
  27. 35.
    Provoking intergenerational change: empowering a generation to close their own gap - Wayne Denning (Carbon Creative)07/07/2018
    38:07
  28. 36.
    The Emerging Nexus Between Special Operations and Autonomous Systems: Insights and Reflections - Maj. Gen Jeff Sengelman (ret.) and Professor Ron Arkin (Georgia Institute of Technology)06/16/2018
    49:47
  29. 37.
    Backing Australia's Research Ecosystem - Professor Margaret Sheil AO (QUT Vice-Chancellor)06/16/2018
    35:47
  30. 38.
    Innovation Must Become The Core Of National Priority Settings - Bill Ferris AC (Innovation and Science Australia)05/13/2018
    52:10
  31. 39.
    Transparency In The Agri-Food Value Chain - Cameron Scadding (Source Certain International)03/20/2018
    1:01:01
  32. 40.
    Next Generation Nanomaterials For Therapy And Diagnostics - Professor Tanja Weil (Max Planck Institute For Polymer Research, Germany)02/25/2018
    42:46
  33. 41.
    Superconductivity, Has It Touched Your Life? Dr Cathy Foley (CSIRO Manufacturing)02/13/2018
    54:20
  34. 42.
    Opportunities And Challenges In Robotics, Dr Henrik Christensen (University Of California San Diego)02/04/2018
    46:42
  35. 43.
    Deep Reinforcement Learning In The Real World - Raia Hadsell (Google DeepMind)01/14/2018
    50:21
  36. 44.
    The Delicate Tension Of Digital Technology - Professor Jan Recker (QUT Business School)01/14/2018
    43:23
  37. 45.
    The Future Of Vehicle Automation - Dr Steven Shladover, UC Berkeley01/09/2018
    39:26
  38. 46.
    The Future Of Skills - Dr Hasan Bakhshi, Nesta01/08/2018
    51:51
  39. 47.
    Alternative Fuel Use In The US Military: The Great Green Fleet And Beyond - Adjunct Prof Chris Tindal, QUT Centre For Tropical Crops And Biocommodities01/01/2018
    31:12
  40. 48.
    Lethal Autonomous Robots And The Plight Of The Non-Combatant - Prof Ron Arkin, Georgia Tech11/19/2017
    53:21
  41. 49.
    Going For The Higher Fruit: Universities Post Peak Public Funding - Prof Peter Coaldrake, QUT08/24/2017
    38:10
  42. 50.
    Planning For Climate Change In South East Queensland - Michael Howes10/28/2016
    15:33
  43. 51.
    Controls On The Global Energy Mix Of The 21st Century - Prof Peter McCabe, QUT05/10/2013
    48:22

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