Conferences and seminars

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16th Annual Latin American Colloquium

26 September 2023 7:30am11:30am
The 16th annual Latin American Colloquium will address:Powering Australia and Latin America toward a clean energy future. The Colloquium will explore how countries can work together towards a pathway to clean, reliable and affordable energy systems to provide power for generations. This theme will highlight the importance of a strong and meaningful Australia-Latin America partnership as we move into the future.
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Key Technologies in the Bioeconomy: A Global Bioeconomy Alliance Conference

27 September 2023 8:00am29 September 2023 5:00pm
The conference aims to stimulate conversation around global challenges and showcase solutions to inform the future of the bioeconomy – locally and internationally. The conference will facilitate action-oriented and future-focused discussions on building a sustainable future amidst a backdrop of unprecedented change and disruption. Register today to attend.
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German–Australian Science and Innovation Day

5 October 2023 2:00pm6:00pm
Celebrating the strong Germany–Australia science and innovation collaboration, as part of Brisbane German Week 1-11 October 2023. Join UQ for an afternoon of inspiring presentations, panel discussions, new opportunities, and networking.

Urban Development: The Asha Model | Lecture by Dr Kiran Martin

29 August 2023 12:30pm2:00pm
Dr Martin is a celebrated expert in urban health and has helped thousands of people through their work with marginalised communities in Delhi. This lecture provides an amazing opportunity for staff and students alike to learn from someone so accomplished in activist driven urban health development.

Falling Walls Lab Brisbane - Pitch Event

27 July 2023 10:00am1:00pm
The top applicants for Falling Walls Lab Brisbane will be given the opportunity to participate in a pitch competition and present their work to peers, an expert panel from academia and business, and the general public. Register today to attend.
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Fireside chat with Senator the Honourable Kamina Johnson Smith JP

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26 July 2023 1:30pm2:30pm
Join us for a fireside chat with Senator the Honourable Kamina Johnson Smith JP. An attorney at law by profession, Senator Johnson Smith is Jamaica’s first female Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade.
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UQ-CUHK Health Equity Webinar

18 July 2023 3:00pm5:00pm
The University of Queensland (UQ) and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) share a strong track record and vision for research and social impact in addressing society’s key challenges. Join the discussion on Australia and Hong Kong's healthcare systems and their efficiency and impact across healthy ageing, from healthy living to understanding motivational factors in the frailty prevention program.
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Seminar series: Learning from the Sister City | Topic 3

11 May 2023 1:00pm2:45pm
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Brisbane and Semarang becoming sister cities, the Brisbane City Council, Semarang City Government, The University of Queensland and Universitas Diponegoro (UNDIP) are hosting a joint seminar series.
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U21 Annual General Meeting & Presidential Symposium

26 April 2023 3:00pm28 April 2023 3:00pm
U21 Members are invited to join us in Australia on 26-28 April for the 2023 U21 Annual General Meeting & Presidential Symposium, hosted by The University of Queensland.
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U21 Presidential Symposium

26 April 2023 1:15pm5:15pm
On behalf of The University of Queensland (UQ), we would like to invite you to attend the U21 Presidential Symposium, either in-person or online.
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Seminar series: Learning from the Sister City | Topic 2

6 April 2023 1:00pm2:45pm
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Brisbane and Semarang becoming sister cities, the Brisbane City Council, Semarang City Government, The University of Queensland and Universitas Diponegoro (UNDIP) are hosting a joint seminar series.
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QUEX Symposium 2023

3 April 2023 5:00pm4 April 2023 4:00am
The annual QUEX International Symposium will be hosted by the University of Exeter over two days. Themed around “Connecting Communities For Impact”, this will be a valuable opportunity for the QUEX community to come together to share knowledge, discuss collaborative ideas and help strengthen future collaboration.
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Seminar series: Learning from the Sister City | Topic 1

17 March 2023 1:00pm2:45pm
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Brisbane and Semarang becoming sister cities, the Brisbane City Council, Semarang City Government, The University of Queensland and Universitas Diponegoro (UNDIP) are hosting a joint seminar series.
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Developments in healthy ageing research and innovation

15 February 2023 12:00pm1:00pm
This month's Healthy Ageing Initiative webinar will be presented by Professor Mike Martin from the University of Zurich. Join the discussion on innovations in measuring and supporting healthy ageing in real life and just-in-time contexts, leading to new understandings that can guide public health policy.
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UQ-IITD Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition

30 November 2022 3:00pm
The 3MT is an academic competition that challenges PhD students to describe their research within three minutes to a general audience. 3MT celebrates the discoveries made by research students and encourages their skill in communicating the importance of research to the broader community. All academic and professional staff, and students (Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Research) are welcome to attend this event.
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15th Annual Latin American Colloquium

28 September 2022 1:00pm6:30pm
The 15th annual Latin American Colloquium will address: Priorities for science diplomacy: strengthening cooperation between Australia and Latin America towards 2030. The Colloquium will explore how countries can work together to solve global challenges including climate change, sustainable development, food security, biodiversity restoration, and healthcare.

Indonesia Elections 2024: Leading candidates, global uncertainty, and the political and economic legacy of President Joko Widodo

30 August 2022 12:00pm1:00pm
Join Kevin Evans, Jakarta-based Director of the Australia-Indonesia Centre as he shares his insights on contemporary political, economic and foreign policy dynamics in Indonesia, and reflects on what they might mean for the legacy of President Joko Widodo.
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Japan and Australia: The Strategic Imperatives for Closer Cooperation and Technological Resilience in the Indo-Pacific

6 July 2022 4:30pm5:30pm
Join His Excellency Mr Shingo Yamagami, Ambassador of Japan in Australia, as he examines the strategic drivers of closer bilateral cooperation. Learn how Australia and Japan can cooperate to build greater resilience through critical and emerging technologies, which are crucial to stability and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific.
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The Rise of Asia in the Context of Indonesia-Australia Relations

27 May 2022 10:00am11:00am
Join us as His Excellency Dr Siswo Pramono, Ambassador of Indonesia in Australia presents on The Rise of Asia in the Context of Indonesia-Australia Relations. Register today to get involved.
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UQ-CUHK webinar: The impact of Australia and Hong Kong's healthcare systems

5 May 2022 3:00pm4:30pm
Join the discussion on Australia and Hong Kong's healthcare systems and their efficiency and impact across society, from cost-benefit analysis, digital health to integrated healthcare systems.
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UQ-CUHK webinar: Social Determinants of Health and Health Outcomes

1 March 2022 6:00pm7:00pm
Join the discussion on social determinants of health and how they are fundamental to addressing inequalities in health outcomes across society. Part 3 of 4 of the UQ-CUHK Health Equity Webinar Series.
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UQ-UPSaclay Week

22 November 2021 5:00pm25 November 2021 7:30pm
The University of Queensland (UQ) in collaboration with University of Paris-Saclay (UPSaclay) and its members CentraleSupelec (CS) and AgroParisTech (AgroPT) are hosting four events in November as part of UQ-UPSaclay framework collaboration.
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UQ-Exeter-CUHK Exploratory Workshop on Environmental Sustainability

16 November 2021 6:00pm8:30pm
Following the UQ-Exeter-CUHK Joint Symposium on Environmental Sustainability hosted on Tuesday 9 November 2021, an exploratory workshop will be held for deeper discussions.
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UQ-Japan Day

10 November 2021 10:45am6:00pm
The University of Queensland (UQ) has many partnerships with Japan across Universities, Industry and Government. The inaugural UQ-Japan Day will explore existing collaborations and new opportunities to strengthen UQ’s engagement with Japan.
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UQ-Exeter-CUHK Joint Symposium in Environmental Sustainability

9 November 2021 6:00pm7:30pm
The University of Queensland (UQ), the University of Exeter (Exeter) and the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) are world-leading institutions in environmental science research with a strong dedication to advance the sustainable development goals. The three universities have separately established the QUEX Institute and the CUHK-Exeter Joint Centre for Environmental Sustainability and Resilience (ENSURE) to tackle challenges emerging from the changing environment and its influences on planetary health.
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Promoting Cyber Security Sector Diversity and Bilateral Interdisciplinary Research

9 November 2021 10:00am10 November 2021 4:30pm
UQ and Korea University present a 1-day workshop / seminar to address complex cyber security challenges, engage researchers, industry experts and students.
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UQ-TAU Cyber Security Workshop

2 November 2021 5:00pm7:00pm
The University of Queensland (UQ) in collaboration with the Tel Aviv University (TAU) are hosting a Cyber Security Workshop.
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UQ-CUHK webinar: The tale of two populations: ageing with HIV in Hong Kong and Australia

25 October 2021 6:00pm7:00pm
Join UQ and CUHK's webinar on the experiences of people living and ageing with HIV from both clinical and social science lens, with deeper consideration of both management and monitoring and the social determinants of health. 

14th Annual Latin American Colloquium

13 October 2021 1:30pm4:00pm
The 2021 Latin American Colloquium will look to: Solidarity and Partnerships for Recovery. Addressing how Australia and Latin America have expanded collaboration and built partnerships amid COVID-19. Disruptions to the way we learn, work, and live are paving the way for new opportunities, partnerships, and surprising innovations.
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UQ-UI Bilateral Research Forum

14 September 2021 1:00pm2:45pm
The University of Queensland (UQ) and the University of Indonesia (UI) are delighted to present the third in a regular series of webinars as part of the UQ-UI Bilateral Research Forum.
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UQ-CUHK webinar: Healthy ageing in a changing world

13 September 2021 6:00pm7:00pm
The University of Queensland (UQ) and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) share a strong track record and vision for research and social impact in addressing society’s key challenges. We are pleased to cordially invite you to join a panel of experts in the following webinar.
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UQ-DTU Quantum Technology Workshop: Day Two

8 September 2021 4:00pm6:00pm
The University of Queensland (UQ) and the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) workshop will showcase senior Quantum researchers and PhD students on their research and provide an opportunity to learn about external funding opportunities through the Australian Research Council, Novo Nordisk Foundation, and the Innovation Fund Denmark to support high impact research.
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UQ-DTU Quantum Technology Workshop: Day One

7 September 2021 4:00pm6:00pm
The University of Queensland (UQ) and the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) workshop will showcase senior Quantum researchers and PhD students on their research and provide an opportunity to learn about external funding opportunities through the Australian Research Council, Novo Nordisk Foundation, and the Innovation Fund Denmark to support high impact research.
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UQ-UI Bilateral Research Forum

12 August 2021 11:00am12:30pm
Our colleagues in HASS will be leading the way in exploring opportunities for collaboration between UQ and Universitas Indonesia (UI) on addressing Communication for Development and Social Change through a research-focused webinar. For more information contact UQ’s representative in Indonesia, Sovi; sovi.arinta@uq.edu.au.
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Indonesia Council Open Conference (ICOC 2021)

14 July 2021 8:30am16 July 2021 5:00pm
The University of Queensland will host the 11th biennial Indonesia Council Open Conference (ICOC) in July 2021. The conference theme is “Sustaining Bilateral Research Partnerships: Online Indonesia Council Open Conference”. The focus of ICOC 2021 will be building research collaborations.
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Research for Development Impact Conference 2021

1 July 2021 8:00am2 July 2021 4:00pm
UQ is hosting the 2021 Research for Development Impact Conference on St Lucia online, 1-2 July 2021. The conference’s theme is Pathways through disruption – the future of sustainable development and recovery in the Pacific and Southeast Asia.
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New Colombo Plan (NCP) Showcase

13 May 2021 2:30pm3:30pm
Come learn about the New Colombo Plan (NCP) Scholarship and Mobility opportunities available for UQ Students! Hear from previous NCP recipients and learn from their first hand experiences.
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Prestigious Scholarships Virtual Info Session

11 May 2021 11:00am2:00pm
The Prestigious Scholarships Virtual Info Session brings together major scholarship providers that support global study and research opportunities.
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Earth Day Webinar

22 April 2021 7:00pm8:00pm
Jewish National Fund, the Israeli Embassy in Canberra and UQ are proud to present the Earth Day Webinar, addressing Coral Reefs in a World of Extreme Climate Change.
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Digital Infrastructure: Why it matters for your business

22 April 2021 8:30am10:00am
Join the Australia-Latin America Business Council for the Webinar Digital Infrastructure: Why it matters for your business. To get free registration, please register as a UQ Member and use the code: 5UCYJN77
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Webinar: Cyber Security - is a secure future possible?

2 March 2021 6:00pm7:00pm
The University of Queensland (UQ) in collaboration with the Embassy of Israel in Australia are hosting a webinar Cyber Security - is a secure future possible?

Information Session - Emory-UQ Collaborative Partnership Research Grant

13 January 2021 9:00am10:00am
Emory and UQ have partnered to establish a Collaborative Partnership Research Grant through Emory’s Halle Institute for Global Research. The Collaborative Partnership Research Grant program fosters the broadening of international research and engagement between Emory University and UQ.
APRU Esports MetaGame Conference

APRU Esports MetaGame Conference

12 December 2020 11:00am2:30pm
The inaugural MetaGame Conference will focus on Hong Kong as an emerging Esports leader in the region and examines the ways that an international network of Esports leaders can further its scope within universities from Esports as digital entertainment to developing career pathways for students in the Esports ecosystem.

QUEX Symposium 2020

24 November 2020 6:00pm8 December 2020 8:00pm
Join us for a showcase of the QUEX Institute with interactive sessions to discuss ideas and explore approaches/solutions to global and local challenges. This will be a valuable opportunity for the QUEX community to come together to share knowledge and present progress of QUEX-funded projects and initiatives. Symposium sessions will create space for academics, researchers, students and professional service staff to come together to discuss collaborative ideas and celebrate the success of the Institute to date.
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UQ-ALABC Latin American Education Webinar

6 November 2020 7:00am8:00am
Join UQ and the Australian-Latin America Business Council (ALABC) for a webinar to address the issue: how Universities can work with Government to rebuild in a post-pandemic world.
UQ-IITD-AIIMS Research Symposium – Functional Genomics

UQ-IITD-AIIMS Research Symposium – Functional Genomics

5 November 2020 2:00pm5:00pm
The University of Queensland (UQ) in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD) and All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) have identified strong potential for future collaboration in Functional Genomics.

UQ-UZH Virtual Workshop – Green Chemistry and Biocatalysis

2 November 2020 5:00pm9 November 2020 7:00pm
The University of Queensland (UQ) and the University of Zurich (UZH) are designing a strategic engagement framework that will inspire scientific leadership and nurture a partnership committed to the exchange of knowledge and the pursuit of scientific excellence. To build a strong research network and engagement across UQ and UZH, a series of academic workshops are planned to guide future collaborations.
UQ-CUHK Ethics Webinar

UQ-CUHK Ethics Webinar

15 October 2020 6:00pm7:30pm
After the successful inaugural UQ-CUHK Health Engineering Virtual Symposium held on Wednesday 19 August 2020, The University of Queensland (UQ) and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) will hold a public webinar focused on an ethics discussion “The Ethics of Health during a Global Pandemic”.
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Information Session - Emory-UQ Collaborative Partnership Research Grant

8 October 2020 8:30am9:30am
Emory and UQ have partnered to establish a Collaborative Partnership Research Grant through Emory’s Halle Institute for Global Research. The Collaborative Partnership Research Grant program fosters the broadening of international research and engagement between Emory University and UQ.
UQ-UI Bilateral Research Forum

UQ-UI Bilateral Research Forum

1 October 2020 1:00pm3:00pm
The University of Queensland (UQ) and the University of Indonesia (UI) are delighted to present the first in a regular series of webinars as part of the UQ-UI Bilateral Research Forum.
UQ-JLU Research Symposium

UQ-JLU Research Symposium

14 September 2020 10:30am2:30pm
UQ and Jilin University (JLU) share a strong vision to deliver world-class teaching and research outcomes that will create lasting positive change.

ASEAN-Australia Youth Innovation Challenge

13 September 2020 11:00pm
Registrations for the AASYP Reset: ASEAN-Australia Youth Innovation Challenge are now open! AASYP Reset will bring together and encourage young people from across ASEAN and Australia to develop and pitch solutions to our region’s most pressing problems. Free to enter with AUD $1000 up for grabs, as well as mentoring from industry leaders, opportunities to build your skill and capabilities, and the potential to turn your idea into a reality!

UQ-ALABC Latin America Sustainability Symposium

10 September 2020 8:30am10:30am
UQ and Australian-Latin American Business Council (ALABC) are co-hosting the Latin American Sustainability Symposium. Where key speakers will address three panels: Industry Innovation and Infrastructure, Sustainable Production and Consumption, and Partnerships for the Goals.
Indo-Pacific Student Mobility Dialogue

Indo-Pacific Student Mobility Dialogue

26 August 2020 7:00pm9:00pm
The Indo-Pacific Student Mobility Youth Dialogue is a new initiative to bring together Australian students to discuss the future of international education and mobility. Applications close on 2 August 2020.
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UQ-CUHK Health Engineering Virtual Symposium

19 August 2020 11:00am4:00pm

The University of Queensland (UQ) and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) share a strong track record and vision for success. The two institutions have identified strong potential for future collaboration in numerous areas including engineering, health sciences, medicine, and social sciences to share expertise, leverage opportunities and address global challenges. To build a strong research network and engagement across UQ and CUHK, a series of research symposiums are planned to guide future research collaborations.
Disruptive Times - Liberal Democracy Under Pressure

Disruptive Times - Liberal Democracy Under Pressure

3 March 2020 9:45am11:15am
Amidst currents of anti-Western ideology in its various forms the concept of liberal democracy is under attack. Hear from Chancellor Angela Merkel's campaign manager who will explore Germany’s current challenges which are symptomatic of broader global developments and challenges.
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2019 Latin American Colloquium

22 October 2019 2:00pm
The 2019 Latin American Colloquium (LAC 2019) will look to: Advancing Latin American and Australian relations through Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Asia-Pacific 3MT Competition

4 October 2019 9:00am
3MT is an academic communication competition that challenges research higher degree students to explain their research to a non-specialist audience in just 3 minutes.
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QUEX International Symposium

25 July 2019 8:30am26 July 2019 3:30pm
UQ and the University of Exeter (Exeter) will host the QUEX International Symposium: Fostering Global Sustainability and Wellbeing in July 2019.
Australian-German Science and Innovation Day

Australian-German Science and Innovation Day

2 October 2018 9:00am
This event will showcase scientific collaborations between Australian and German universities, and present the objectives, progress and outcomes of current research projects covering a variety of scientific disciplines.
2018 Latin American Colloquium

2018 Latin American Colloquium

4 September 2018 2:00pm6:00pm
The 2018 Colloquium will look to a new topic of: shifting global dynamics: implications for Australia and Latin America.
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Global Experiences Expo

18 April 2018 10:00am
Learn about student exchange and short-term study programs, international internships and volunteer opportunities as well as available financial support.
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Indonesia in an era of change

3 April 2018 9:00am4 April 2018 5:00pm
A two-day forum to showcase Indonesian research at The University of Queensland
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Dementia Registry Think Tank - Piers Kotting, National Institute for Health Research (UK)

22 November 2017 12:30pm2:00pm
Join Piers Kotting, Institute for Health Research (UK) Office of the National Director for Dementia Research Program Director and National Health Service (NHS) Innovation Accelerator Program, to hear about defeating dementia.
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2017 Latin American Colloquium

13 October 2017 9:00am3:00pm
Following last year's 10th anniversary event, the Annual Latin American Colloquium 2017 will look to the future of Australia and Latin American relations and consider approaches and opportunities to a globally relevant and increasingly pertinent issue: energy for a sustainable future.
UQ-TUM Bioeconomy Symposium

UQ-TUM Bioeconomy Symposium

4 October 2017 8:45am6 October 2017 3:30pm
Under the theme, 'Impact of Biotechnology on the Economy of the Future', there will be a focus on the production of healthy and safe foods, sustainable agricultural production, renewable resources and biomaterials for industry, biotechnology and bioprocess engineering, along with the development of biomass-based energy carriers.
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Chinese Academy of Social Sciences-UQ Asia Pacific Forum

4 September 2017 8:00am5 September 2017 1:30pm
The University of Queensland (UQ) will host the third collaborative forum in which academics and researchers from UQ and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) will discuss issues of national and international significance and how these can be advanced by collaboration in the humanities and social science disciplines.
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German Science and Innovation Day

5 October 2016 1:30pm6:00pm
The German and Science Innovation Day will provide an opportunity to gain insights into research projects involving researchers in Queensland and Germany.
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2016 Latin American Colloquium

5 October 2016 9:00am4:30pm
The University of Queensland will host the tenth UQ-Latin America Colloquium on October 5 2016. The 10th anniversary represents a significant milestone for the Colloquium and presents an opportunity to celebrate and reflect on partnerships and projects initiated throughout the past decade and showcase the diverse connections between Australia and Latin America.
McDonnell International Scholars Academy 6th International Symposium

McDonnell International Scholars Academy 6th International Symposium

22 September 2016 9:00am25 September 2016 5:00pm
The biennial Symposium provides an invaluable forum to explore the role of research universities in tackling significant global challenges in an uncertain future.

Fulbright Distinguished Chair Public Lecture by Professor Douglas Cochran, Arizona State University

3 May 2016 6:30pm7:30pm
The 2015 Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Advanced Science and Technology, sponsored by the Australian Defence Science and Technology Group (DST Group), is Professor Douglas Cochran from the School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering at Arizona State University.
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UQ Partner Day 2016

9 March 2016 9:00am5:30pm
Please join The University of Queensland (UQ) for a Partner Day on Wednesday, 9 March 2016 to coincide with the 2016 APAIE Conference in Melbourne.
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2015 Latin American Colloquium

15 October 2015 8:30am5:30pm
The University of Queensland, with support from the Council on Australia Latin America Relations (COALAR), hosted the Latin America Colloquium on Thursday, 15 October 2015.