Tues 8th Dec 08:00-10:00 (GMT) / 18:00-20:00 (AEST) Location:
Online Event Session description:
The QUEX institute seeks to facilitate international interdisciplinary collaboration to enhance high quality research, industry and business collaboration, and policy impact globally. Session 3 focuses on the future of the QUEX institute, and the ways in which the Institute continues to seek to address global grand challenges through international interdisciplinary research collaboration. This session also introduces the new QUEX themes of Global Environmental Futures, Healthy Living and Digital Worlds and Disruptive Technologies. Confirmed speakers include Professor Lisa Roberts (Vice-Chancellor, University of Exeter) and Prof Debra Terry (Vice-Chancellor, University of Queensland). Event overview:
Join us for a showcase of the QUEX Institute with interactive sessions to discuss ideas and explore approaches/solutions to global and local challenges. This will be a valuable opportunity for the QUEX community to come together to share knowledge and present progress of QUEX-funded projects and initiatives.
Symposium sessions will create space for academics, researchers, students and professional service staff to come together to discuss collaborative ideas and celebrate the success of the Institute to date.
There will be opportunities for Q&A/panel sessions where participants are invited to submit questions for consideration by the organising committee.
Registration for the event is free and you can select which sessions you attend. Agenda:
08:00-08:05 Introduction and welcome (Chair: Prof Lisa Roberts)
08:05-08:25 The Importance of Global Interdisciplinary Collaboration to Address Global Challenges (Speakers: Prof Lisa Roberts
, Vice-Chancellor, University of Exeter and Prof Deborah Terry
, Vice-Chancellor, University of Queensland)
08:25-09:00 Research Showcase
09:00-09:15 Panel discussion with Q&A
09:15-09:20 Comfort Break
09:20-09:25 The Future of QUEX (Speakers: Prof Mark Goodwin
, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, University of Exeter and Prof Tim Dunne
, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, University of Queensland)
9:25-9:40 Introduction of new QUEX themes (Rob Anderson (UoE theme lead for Healthy Living) Catriona McKinnon (UoE theme lead for Global Environmental Futures), Naomi Hawkins (UoE theme lead for Digital Worlds and Disruptive Technologies)
09:45-10:00 The Future of QUEX panel discussion with Q&A (Chair: tbc with panellists, Prof Mark Goodwin, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, University of Exeter and Prof Tim Dunne, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, University of Queensland, Rob Anderson (UoE theme lead for Healthy Living) and John Cairney (UQ theme lead for Healthy Living) Catriona McKinnon (UoE theme lead for Global Environmental Futures), Sarit Kaserzon (UQ theme lead for Global Environmental Futures) and Peter Mumby (UQ theme lead for Global Environmental Futures) Naomi Hawkins (UoE theme lead for Digital Worlds and Disruptive Technologies) and Stephen Viller (UQ theme lead for Digital Worlds and Disruptive Technologies)
Please register for the event by using the ‘register’ link on this page. The deadline for registrations is Friday 20th November.
If you have any questions regarding the event please contact: email@example.comAbout the QUEX Institute:
The University of Exeter and The University of Queensland have partnered to establish the QUEX Institute, a multi-million pound partnership designed to bolster their joint global research impact.
The partnership has strengthened a joint commitment to co-produce research of the highest quality, boost industry and business collaboration, and publish high-level policy reports designed to inform and shape key government initiatives across the globe.
This year sees the launch of our exciting new QUEX themes – Health Living, Global Environmental Futures and Digital Worlds and Disruptive Technologies – which reflects the University of Queensland and Exeter's research and teaching strengths in tackling some of the most significant challenges facing the world today.
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