Decarbonising Australia: Once in a Generation Opportunity

15 June 2023 5:30pm8:00pm
Following the release of the Net Zero Australia study, join us for a conversation with a panel of leading academic and industry experts. Net Zero Australia is a ground-breaking multi-year study that has assessed Australia’s potential pathway to a net zero economy.

Artificial Intelligence and Medicine

26 April 2023 1:30pm5:30pm
In this symposium, we will explore several aspects of AI and medicine interaction with the help of Australian, Italian and Italo-Australian experts in the field. This event is hosted by the Italian consulate in Brisbane and the Embassy of Italy in Canberra.
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Startups in the Indian Biotechnology Industry: A Short Analysis

21 April 2023 12:00pm1:00pm
Understanding the future of the biotechnology industry in India.

AI and ChatGPT: The latest fad, a useful tool, or something more nefarious?

20 April 2023 12:00pm1:00pm
Join us online for a free webinar to find out more about AI, its benefits and risks, and what regulators need to consider when dealing with emerging technologies. Presented by the Australia and New Zealand School of Government / National Regulators Community of Practice.

Fitter, Happier, More Productive: Algorithmic Regimes & the Future of Work

19 April 2023 9:00am20 April 2023 4:00pm
This two-day symposium brings together researchers across multiple institutions to investigate the relationship between work and automation.

Getting Research into Policy and Practice (GRiPP)

31 March 2023 9:00am1:00pm
The Centre for Policy Future’s highly-regarded Getting Research into Policy and Practice (GRiPP) training is designed to help researchers better understand and navigate Australia’s policy landscape.

The Careless State - Can it be fixed, where do we start?

6 March 2023 5:00pm7:30pm
All are welcome to attend our event, however as places are limited, we recommend registering early to secure your seat.

Navigating the Trust Challenges of AI | Webinar

22 February 2023 4:00pm5:00pm
In this webinar, an engaging panel of UQ and industry experts will reveal the key drivers of trust and acceptance, including: how people view the benefits and risks, which organisations they trusted to develop and use AI, how people feel about AI at work, and community expectations of AI management, governance and regulation. Moderated by Dr Caitlin Curtis of the Centre for Policy Futures.

Fair Food Futures: Animation and Podcast Launch Event

24 October 2022 12:00pm1:00pm
Between 2019 and 2022, UQ researchers conducted a major Australian Research Council funded study on ‘Fair Food Futures’: engaging close to a hundred participants in exploring how Australian community food networks envision and work towards more just and sustainable food systems. Join us for the official launch of the video animation and podcast series synthesising these visions and opportunities for building fair food systems in Australia.

Tucson's Strategies for Supporting the Producers of its Food Heritage

6 October 2022 3:00pm4:30pm
This lecture will focus on programs developed by the non-profit NGO managing Tucson's UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy designation to support food heritage conservation and local food businesses. Examples will include: 1) a new annual food and culture festival connecting four international gastronomy cities to celebrate the roles of maize (corn) in their food heritages, food cultures, and cuisines; 2) a program certifying restaurants and other local food businesses to recognize their leadership in supporting the local food economy, keeping the region's food heritage alive with traditional ingredients, using environmentally-friendly and socially responsible business practices, and giving back to the community; and 3) business training workshops for food business entrepreneurs focusing on heritage ingredients.

Venue: E302 - Forgan Smith Building, The University of Queensland, St Lucia Campus


Why a Desert City Became the First UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy in the USA

4 October 2022 12:00pm1:00pm
A city in the Sonoran Desert may seem an unlikely global leader in using food as a critical factor in sustainable development. This presentation will describe how Tucson leveraged more than 5,000 years of plant-people relationships and recent food system innovations to become the first UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy in the USA and a thought leader in the global Creative Cities Network.

Venue: W431 - Forgan Smith Building, The University of Queensland, St Lucia Campus