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ATSE Oration 2019 Margaret Sheil
The Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering Annual Oration delivered by Professor Margaret Sheil AO FTSE, Vice-Chancellor and President, QUT (Queensland University of Technology)
Engineer, company director and diversity leader Leeanne Bond talks about breaking down the blokey barriers in the world of engineering. She's also a Fellow of the Academy.
Farming in a challenging climate
From fire ants to climate change, life can be tough on the farm. Academy Fellow Beth Woods, Director-General of the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, talks us through the challenges.
The secret life of the sewer system
Science can transform our waste into energy and nutrients. We spoke to wastewater expert Professor Zhiguo Yuan about using sewage as a sustainable resource.
The technology behind better, cheaper solar panels
Professor Thorsten Trupke FTSE and Adjunct Associate Professor Robert Bardos are the winners of the 2019 Clunies Ross Innovation Award. They explain how their research has transformed the development of solar cells, with their technology sold to almost all leading manufacturers in the solar panel supply chain globally, including the world’s five largest.
Skin care based on science creates jobs
Researcher Dr Jane Oppenheim is the 2019 Clunies Ross Entrepreneur of the Year. She talks about how science has laid the basis for both healthy skin and a significant growth in manufacturing jobs.