On 12 and 13 November the Brisbane Global Café will see influential thinkers explore a range of important issues in the lead-up to the G20.
Science Champion announced
Central Queensland University's Professor David Swain has been announced as the latest Science Champion for his research on livestock management tools for northern beef production systems.
TRI National prize
Brisbane's Translation Research Institute (TRI) is offering a national prize to recognise Australian research that has resulted in a technology or treatment to improve human health.
2014 Liveability Index
Each year, the Economist Intelligence Unit assesses which locations around the world provide the best or the worst living conditions. 140 countries were surveyed. Brisbane ranked 20th
The program provides grants of $25,000 - $50,000 to help Queensland-based organisations to demonstrate the commercial viability of an idea. Applications are assessed quarterly.
Interesting facts and figures
There are more than 19,800 scientists working in Queensland.