Lisa Pope2022-08-18T02:35:16+00:00August 18, 2022|
A new University of Queensland-led training centre is set to become a hub for world-leading research in ‘green’ plastic. The $13 million Australian Research Council (ARC) Industrial Transformation Training Centre for Bioplastics and Biocomposites, based at UQ’s School of
An innovative new building at The University of Queensland is more than just smart architecture – it has the potential to unlock ways for Australia to transition to a sustainable, zero-emissions economy. The Andrew N. Liveris building, officially opened
PLASTICS are now ubiquitous in our lives, and the systems within our modern society could not function without these lightweight, easily formable, strong, cheap, durable, and readily-available materials. However, our success at engineering such useful materials has created a
Labelling of plastic products needs a drastic overhaul including a new "sustainability scale" to help consumers, according to research from The University of Queensland and University of Exeter. Plastic pollution is a growing global problem, with an increasingly complex mix of plastics
How do we navigate our way out of this crisis? Join Leela-Dilkes Hoffman, a research analyst for the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and Liveris scholar, and Megan Jones as they discuss the circular economy and all things plastic.
ARC ITTCs… if you’re not familiar with the acronym, I’m talking about Australian Research Council Industrial Transformation Training Centres. While it doesn’t quite roll off the tongue, the premise of these Centres is much simpler than the name – getting graduate
The ARC Training Centre for Bioplastics and Biocomposites is funded by the Australian Government through the Australian Research Council Industrial Transformation Training Centre Program in partnership with our industry partners, The University of Queensland and the Queensland University of Technology.