Recent news

QUT Engagement Innovation grant award

Project State-of-the-art air quality sensing network for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018: engaging the community and showcasing QUT as a global leader in innovative technologies. Overview The project aims to establish and operate a state-of-the-art miniature air quality sensing network at and around the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games village and provide real time, visualised…

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American Association for Aerosol Research (AAAR) award

The American Association for Aerosol Research (AAAR) made an announcement on the 18th October 2017 that Prof Lidia Morawska was the recipient of the 2017 David Sinclair Award!  This award memorializes David Sinclair, one of aerosol science’s great innovators, known for his knowledge, ingenuity and energy. The David Sinclair Award “recognizes sustained excellence in aerosol…

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Task Group TG86 on Building Healthy Cities appointment

Professor Lidia Morawska was appointed Coordinator of the new established Task Group TG86 on Building Healthy Cities. The Group is to stimulate and facilitate international corporation on research for building healthy cities, October 2013.

Professor Zoran Ristovski's collaborative voyage

Professor Ristovski, chef scientist on a voyage to examining the air above the Great Barrier Reef. He is leading a world-first study by an international collaboration of climate scientists from 13 institutions that have come together on the voyage to confirm that coral creates rain. For years, researchers have documented the increasing impact of climate…

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Joint PhD Agreement signed

In 2016, a Joint PhD Agreement was also signed between the Lublin University of Technology, Poland, and the Queensland University of Technology, Australia.

FUTURA Agreement signed – international consortium

In 2016, an agreement of co-operation, the “FUTURA Agreement” was signed between a consortium of International Universities: Lublin University of Technology, Poland; University of Cassino and Southern Lazio, Italy; Queensland University of Technology, Australia; Aalto University, Finland; and Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain.

NHMRC CRE funding success

An application for NHMRC CRE, of which we are co-investigators is among those approved for funding, as announced 27 October 2016 by NHMRC: https://www.nhmrc.gov.au/grants-funding/outcomes-funding-rounds. The Administering Organisation is the University of New South Wales, led by Prof Guy Marks. Prof Lidia Morawska is a Chief Investigator and Mandana Mazaheri is an Associate Investigator. The CRE…

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New ILAQH QUT paper published

April 2017. Our paper has been published in Science (Emergence and spread of a human-transmissible multidrug-resistant nontuberculous mycobacterium). The three co-another from the ILAQH, QUT include Graham Johnson, Nassib Jabbour and Lidia Morawska. QUT’s researchers played a significant role in this research and conducted the entire aerosol part of the study. The beginnings of our…

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Publication grant awarded to PhD student Nassib Jabbour

PhD student Nassib Jabbour received ‘Research Support Grant’ for publishing in the journal Science from QUT for co-authoring the paper titled, Emergence and spread of a human-transmissible multidrug-resistant nontuberculous mycobacterium.

Dean's Commendation for Doctoral Thesis Award

Tenzin Wangchuk, who completed his PhD under Professor Lidia Morawska’s supervision in 2016, received the 2016 Executive Dean’s Commendation for Doctoral Thesis Award. Read his thesis here.

Best poster award at the CASANZ

PhD Student Tommaso Villa (Supervisor: Lidia Morawska) received the Best Poster presented at the 23rd International Clean Air and Environment Conference 2017, organized by the Clean Air Society for Australia and New Zealand (CASANZ), which was held in Brisbane this week (15-18 October)!