Past News

White Paper on “Ambient ultrafine particle evidence for policy makers” published on the EFCA website!

An international team of experts published a White Paper on “Ambient ultrafine particle evidence for policy makers”, which was led by Professor Lidia Morawska (International Laboratory for Air Quality and Health, Queensland University of Technology), Professor Annette Peters (Institute of Epidemiology, Helmholtz Center Munich – German…

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A new research project commenced on the transition towards cleaner energy practices in Oceania: A pilot study in Solomon Islands

A new research project commenced in 2019 titled, Overcoming cultural and developmental barriers to transition towards cleaner energy practices in Oceania: A pilot study in Solomon Islands, funded by the Centre for Air pollution, energy and health Research (CAR) Seed Funding Project.  A small batch of low-cost air-quality monitors have…

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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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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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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.

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.

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)!