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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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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.

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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.

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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…

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