Featured Queensland scientist

Distinguished Professor James Dale AO is the Director of the Centre for Tropical Crops and Biocommodities at QUT. He and his team are working on major international projects. More 

Talking scientists program

Are you a scientist working in Queensland? Need to convey your research (oral and written) more effectively? Check out the 1-day Talking Scientists workshops being held soon at a centre near you.

Smithsonian Fellowships open

The Smithsonian Fellowships program supports collaborative projects between the Queensland Government and the US-based Smithsonian Institution. Applications close on 6 March 2015.

Science Champions recognised

The latest round of Queensland Science Champions – recognised for their great work and contribution to Queensland science – was recently announced by Science Minister Walker.

Brisbane Professor recognised in Time Magazine

Brisbane Professor recognised in Time Magazine

QUT Professor James Dale’s ‘Superbananas’—which have the potential to solve real health problems in Africa–have been named one of Time Magazine’s 25 Best Inventions of 2014.

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Interesting facts and figures

True blood sixpack

An average adult contains 5 to 6 litres of blood