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More testing and surveillance needed for COVID-19

Last night (23 March) Australia’s deputy chief medical officer, Dr Paul Kelly, said that new protocols determining who can be tested for the virus that causes COVID-19 will be announced in the coming days. Here, Professor Lidia Morawska and Professor Guy B. Marks argue that much more testing is needed, and why. Read more | Download

ARC Linkage Success!

The most comprehensive urban air quality study undertaken in the southern hemisphere will be led by QUT researchers. Professor Lidia Morawska, director of the ILAQH, was just awarded a $889,000 project to investigate the impact of urban ultrafine particles in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth and Auckland. Intensive monitoring…

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New QUT-JNU joint Laboratory for Air Quality Science and Management!

Professor Zoran Ristovski initiated a Joint PhD Program between Jinan University (JNU) and QUT, which was signed in April 2018.Professor Zoran Ristovski initiated a Joint PhD Program between Jinan University and QUT, which was signed in April 2018. To accompany this joint PhD agreement, a QUT-JNU joint Laboratory for Air Quality Science…

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WHO Regional Director visit

New Regional Director of the World Health Organisation (WHO)’s Western Pacific Regional Office, Dr Takeshi Kasai, recently visited the International Laboratory for Air Quality and Health (ILAQH) at QUT. The facility is a WHO Collaborating Centre for Air Quality and Health, led by Professor Lidia Morawska.  On Tuesday, 26 February 2019,…

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