Transforming global energy solutions

Transforming traditional and renewable energy technologies with a view to environmental, social and economic impacts

UQ is one of the most research intensive universities in Australia, bringing together expertise from several world class institutes and faculties. As a leader in Australian energy research, UQ acknowledges the significant duty of public research to underpin the innovations needed for a more sustainable, cleaner energy future.

UQ Energy Initiative Director

The UQEI Newsletter briefs the UQ community and its partners on current energy sector issues along with energy technology insights and research activities at UQ.
The UQEI Energy Express Seminars are designed to provide a regular forum to present and discuss a range of energy-related topics and themes while connecting industry and government partners.
Since 2013 UQ has partnered with Rio Tinto Energy and the Energy Policy Institute of Australia to present a series of Energy Exchange Series breakfasts.
At UQ a transdisciplinary group investigates how energy access and poverty alleviation are interconnected in developing contexts.

Master of Sustainable Energy

The Master of Sustainable Energy is one of the few programs in the world that offers you a cross-disciplinary education with direct industry contact and practical experience.


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Master of Sustainable Energy

Facilitating Industry Engagement

A key focus of the UQ Energy Initiative is to facilitate engagement between the university’s best researchers and leaders in industry and government. The priorities of industry and policy makers need to inform and drive UQ energy research programs to make them as effective as possible.

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