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1808, 2022

Research centre to tackle global pollution with ‘green’ plastic

August 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

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2604, 2022

UQ builds for a sustainable future

April 26, 2022|

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

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3103, 2022

Bioplastic Promise

March 31, 2022|

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

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403, 2022

Plastic labelling needs ‘sustainability scale’

March 4, 2022|

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

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501, 2022

By 2050, it’s expected there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish

January 5, 2022|

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.

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109, 2021

ARC ITTCs – Enhancing industry engagement through graduate research

September 1, 2021|

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

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2107, 2022

Who we are

July 21, 2022|

At our first face to face meeting we asked ourselves what kind of Centre we wanted to be part of – this is what we came up with.

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