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A new research project commenced on children’s exposure to air pollution in Fiji!

A new research project commenced in 2018 titled, Assessment of children’s exposure to air pollution in Fiji, its drivers and the burden of disease attributable to it, funded by the Centre for Air pollution, energy and health Research (CAR) Seed Funding Project.  A batch of low-cost air-quality monitors have been deployed by Dr Tom…

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Blue Mountains and Lithgow AirWatch project went live this week!

The New South Wales Office of Environment and Hermitage (OEH) Blue Mountains and Lithgow AirWatch project went live this week! Twelve KOALAs developed by QUT are being used in this project and presently sending data to their in-cloud database. The project will start in May 2019 and run until May 2020, providing a better picture of air…

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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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A new research project commenced in 2018, on children’s exposure to air pollution in Fiji!

A new research project commenced in 2018 titled, Assessment of children’s exposure to air pollution in Fiji, its drivers and the burden of disease attributable to it, funded by the Centre for Air pollution, energy and health Research (CAR) Seed Funding Project. A batch of low-cost air-quality monitors have been deployed by Dr Tom…

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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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Air pollution, from monitoring to action interview with Professor Lidia Morawska

We need political will to take action against air pollution, says Professor Lidia Morawska, Director, International Laboratory for Air Quality and Health, Queensland University of Technology, Australia. She was interviewed at the first Global Conference on Air Pollution and Health, organised by the World Health Organization,…

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Awarded the 2018 Eureka Prize for Infectious Diseases Research!

Congratulations to the “CF Air” Team, who has been awarded the 2018 Eureka Prize for Infectious Diseases Research! ‘The CF Air team has uncovered the process by which the deadly pathogens causing airway infections are transmitted between cystic fibrosis (CF) patients. Their research has attracted considerable attention from the…

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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…

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