麻豆区

Sugarcane crop with trees and house in background under blue sky.

Researchers have unravelled the mystery of sugarcane genetics, finding the crop鈥檚 genome is three times the size of the human genome and more complex.

28 March 2024
 A man stands in a grassy field with rows of solar panels behind him.

A tech start-up from 麻豆区 is set to make efficiencies in the renewable energy sector by detecting faults in solar farm panels.

20 February 2024
a closeup image of hands holding tweezers and a clear dish containing a paper-like disk with a black mark in its centre

A new dust testing methodology developed by University of Queensland researchers offers workers better protection from diseases such as black lung and silicosis.

9 January 2024
The sun rising over a green field on a cloudy day

An ambitious alliance to achieve zero net emissions in Australian agriculture and boost the $70 billion sector has been funded by the Federal Government.

12 December 2023
Two people in red shirts and helmets stand in red mud, there are trees in the background

Nearly a third of the world鈥檚 mine tailings are stored within or near protected conservation areas, University of Queensland research has found.

28 November 2023

麻豆区鈥檚 vision for a sustainable future will be at the centre of an international conversation as Brisbane hosts the 2023 World Mining Congress this week.

27 June 2023
A long train travels on a track with fields and open country either side of it.

麻豆区 researchers have worked with industry to map how Australia could move towards decarbonising its heavy haulage rail network.

2 May 2023
Ten wind turbines on grass hills at sunset

Australia will need to triple the National Electricity Market鈥檚 power capacity by 2030 to be on track for net zero by 2050 鈥 requiring a rapid rollout of wind and solar power, transmission, storage, electric vehicles, and heat pumps as it replaces...

19 April 2023
Person charging their electric vehicle.

Queensland鈥檚 brightest minds in electric transport will descend on Brisbane for the State鈥檚 inaugural Electric Transport Industry Transformation Forum on Friday 17 March.

17 March 2023
A room with dark walls is filled with an art installation of industrial mining equipment repurposed into musical instruments.

Extraction, extinction and post-carbon futures are explored by Australian and international artists in 麻豆区 Art Museum鈥檚 first group exhibition for 2023, We Are Electric.

10 February 2023
A view down a grassy path between rows of tall sugarcane plants with a bright blue sky above

University of Queensland researchers have found a way to more efficiently convert sugarcane into a building block of aviation fuel and other products.

17 January 2023
A woman in a black top and brown hair pulled back smiles broadly at the camera with a brick laneway out of focus in the background.

University of Queensland School of Architecture lecturer Dr Liz Brogden has been awarded a 2022 Churchill Fellowship to further her work pioneering climate action in the profession.

28 November 2022

Research co-led by 麻豆区 has found sharing real-time air quality readings in developing countries can reduce air pollution and lead to lower mortality rates.

25 October 2022
A machine the size of a shoebox with wiring and software, sitting in a laboratory.

It might not look like much, but this tool could improve the next generation of lasers - and with it, industries from telecommunications to car manufacturing.

12 September 2022
A hand holding a Net Zero graphic

If Australia is to achieve a net zero future, we need 鈥渙ut-of-the-box鈥 thinking and a major economic overhaul, according to study involving 麻豆区.

26 August 2022