11 Themes, 50+ talks, 20+ tours and workshops, dozens of capability displays.

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Online registrations have now closed. But remember research capability displays will be open throughout the day in UQ UNION HEATH ROOM. 

Research Capabilities Showcase is a unique platform where UQ research capabilities showcase their leading-edge research initiatives, services and impacts. On 20 September 2019, a packed day awaits filled with presentations, trade displays, workshops, capability tours and more. Choose from your favourite streams in the morning or head to capability tours or workshops in the afternoon. Visit the pop-up facility displays anytime of the day. Find your way to your preferred session or tour using the map below.

On the Friday of Research Week, take the opportunity to hear from research and tech experts, meet the specialists behind your favourite research technology, get hands-on with immersive tech workshops, venture into the labs that are developing tomorrow’s research, share ideas, pick up best practices, build your network and more - all in the space of a day.

THEME: BIOPRODUCTION

  • Far-Reaching Potential Of Genome-Edited Human Cell Models
  • Tap Into The World-Leading Research Services And Innovative Solutions For Protein Production
  • Research Services To Bridge The Gap Between Biopharmaceutical Discoveries And Clinical Development
  • A Continuing Professional Development Program For Training And Education In Biopharmaceuticals
  • Assisting The Transformation Of The Biopharmaceutical Industry In Australia

THEME: MACROSCOPIC TO ATOMIC – IMAGING AND BEYOND

  • Centre For Advanced Imaging
  • Imaging Beyond St Lucia: A Macro Perspective
  • From A To Screen: Our In-House Workflows Utilising Microscopy, Metabolomics, Genomics, And High Throughput Drug Screening
  • Core Facilities Of The Translational Research Institute – An Overview Of Open Access Equipment, Services And Expertise From Laboratory To Clinical Settings
  • From Bones To Atoms: Microscopy And Spectroscopy Beyond Imagination

THEME: GENOTYPING, CLINICAL GENOMICS, DATA MANAGEMENT AND STATISTICS

  • Genotyping and Sanger sequencing
  • Translational Breast Cancer Genomics
  • Research And Statistical Support Service: Providing Guidance And Support With Design, Methods, Analysis And Data Management Throughout The Research Life Cycle.
  • eResearch And Informatics Capability For Ecosystem Science

THEME: DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY AND CHILDREN'S HEALTH

  • CRISPR/Cas9 Genome Editing: An Invaluable Tool to Study The Development of Sex and The Reproductive System
  • Making Connections: Insights Into Post-Concussion Syndrome In Children
  • Events At Birth– Implications for Newborn Brain Development
  • Novel Approaches To Study Brain Formation
  • Sleep Health And Circadian Function

THEME: INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE MEETS SCIENCE + BUSINESS

  • Rediscovering The Value Of Uniquely Australian Foods For Diet Diversification And Health
  • Why Indigenous Translational Health Research Can Only Work When MOB Are In The Driver’s Seat
  • Australian Institute For Business And Economics An Overview
  • Corporate Reporting For Sustainability: Supporting The Transition To Sustainable Companies And Economies

THEME: MASS SPECTROMETRY

  • Mass Spectrometry For The Masses
  • Centre for Geoanalytical Mass Spectrometry: Isotope And Trace Element Geochemistry Research Capability At The University Of Queensland
  • Radiogenic Isotope Facility: High-Resolution Isotope Dating And Characterization For Cutting-Edge Earth, Environmental, Archaeological And Biomedical Research
  • Geochemical Tools For Coral Reef Research
  • Metal Mobilisation And Re-precipitation With CO2 Storage: Geochemical And Experimental Data Input For Predicitive Models
  • Developing Industrial Systems Biotechnology tools for Metabolomics and Proteomics
  • Research Computing And Data Services At UQ

THEME: APPLICATION AND DATA ANALYTICS IN THE SOCIAL SCIENCES

  • Undertaking Transformational Research To Solve Critical Social Challenges
  • The Global Policing Database: Evidence For Best Practice Policing
  • Improving Equity In Education
  • Austlit And Blackwords – Platforms For Storying Research
  • Implementing School-Based Support Infrastructure For Digital Humanities Research At UQ: The Language Technology And Data Analysis Laboratory (LADAL)
  • Research Computing And Data Services At UQ
  • There Is No National Culture: Diversity And Unity Of The Global Mosaic
  • The Value of Psycho-physiological Data in Understanding Human Emotion

THEME: ENERGY AND ADVANCED MATERIALS

  • Supercritical Transformational Electric Power For Off-Grid And Fringe-Of-Grid Power Generation
  • Solar Cells And Batteries
  • Research Computing And Data Services At UQ
  • Engineering Nanomaterials and Polymers For Improving Sustainability And Performance Of Building Construction Materials
  • Exploring the Nano-Frontier
  • Human Factors and Risk Control and Management
  • Photochemistry and Ultrafast Laser Spectroscopy
  • Superconducting Quantum Devices

THEME: DIAGNOSTICS AND THERAPEUTICS

  • ACRF Australian Centre Of Excellence In Melanoma Imaging And Diagnosis
  • Antimicrobial Research At The Institute For Molecular Bioscience
  • Infectious Disease Diagnostics
  • Centre For Translational Anti-Infective Pharmacodynamics - In Vitro Antibiotic PK/PD Facility
  • Centre For Clinical Research – Antibiotic Optimisation Facility
  • The Queensland Emory Drug Discovery Initiative, A Partner In Drug Discovery
  • TetraQ Preclinical And Clinical Therapeutic Development Services
  • Research Computing And Data Services At UQ

THEME: PLANT AND ANIMAL SYSTEMS AND PRODUCTION

  • Plants And Crops
  • Research Computing And Data Services At UQ
  • Modelling Plant Success in Crop Systems
  • High-throughput Field Phenomics For Nextgen Plant Breeding
  • Hidden Vale Wildlife Centre: Innovation, Conservation And Collaboration
  • Research Capabilities Within The Queensland Animal Science Precinct
  • Onehealth Comparative Bioscience Capacity At Gatton Campus
  • Agronomy and Farming Systems  

THEME: UQ INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIPS

  • How Will UQ Industry Connect Work
  • Contract Research and working with the Research Partnership Managers
  • UQ Consulting and Research Services
  • UQ and CRCs and CRC-Ps
  • UQ’s Industry PhD Programs
  • Leveraged Schemes with UQ like ITRP, Linkages, etc.
  • Partnering for Impact: Working With UQ’s Global Network 
  • Working With UniQuest - IP & Commercialisation
  • Working With Student Employability and Internships
  • Ventures: Collaborating With UQ’s Entrepreneurship Programs

* Program and venues are subject to change.

Download the Tours and Worshops schedule (PDF, 97.1 KB). Spaces are limited, so get your reservations in early!

TOURS  - 1st ROUND

  • Tour 1: Centre for Microscopy and Microanalysis – Electron, Ion and X-Ray Imaging, Diffraction and Spectroscopy, 2:00 pm
  • Tour 2: Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology - UQ Innovate Space, 2:00 pm
  • Tour 3: Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology  - Tsunami Research, 2:00 pm
  • Tour 4: Faculty of Medicine, School of Biomedical Sciences - Histology & Imaging, Analytics & Radiation Services, 2:00 pm
  • Tour 5: Faculty of Science, School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences - Mass Spectrometry Facility, 2:00 pm
  • Tour 6: Institute for Molecular Biosciences - Community for Open Antimicrobial Drug Discovery & Antimircrobial Research, 2:00 pm
  • Tour 7: School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences - UQ-PULSe, 2:00 pm
  • Tour 8: Institute for Social Science Research - Sleep and Experimental Lab (Bus to Long Pocket), 2:00 pm
  • Tour 9: National Biologics Facility, Protein Expression Facility & Bioplatforms Australia, 2:00 pm
  • Tour 10: Centre for Advanced Materials Processing & Manufacturing, 2:00 pm
  • Tour 11: University of Queensland Centre for Clinical Research - Genome editing laboratory (Transport to Herston), 2:00pm
  • Tour 12: Centre for Advanced Imaging, 2:00 pm
  • Tour 13: Spinifex Nanomaterials and Polymer Processing Facilities at AIBN Long Pocket (Bus to Long Pocket) LONGER TOUR, 2:30pm
  • Tour 14: Centre for Mined Land Rehabilitation / Sustainable Minerals Institute Glasshouses, 2:00 pm
  • Tour 15: R. D. Milns Antiquities Museum, 2:00 pm
  • Tour 16: Queensland Brain Institute, 2:00 pm
  • Tour 17: School of Earth and Environmental Sciences - Centre for Geoanalytical Mass Spectrometry, 2:00 pm
  • Tour 18: Institute for Molecular Biosciences - Biological Mass Spectrometry Facility, 2:00 pm
  • Tour 19: University of Queensland Centre for Clinical Research - Clinical Research Facilities (Transport to Herston) LONGER TOUR, 2:00 pm
  • Tour 20: Sustainable Minerals Institute (Bus to Indooroopilly) LONGER TOUR, 2:00 pm
  • Tour 21: School of Agriculture and Food Sciences Facilities, 2:00pm
  • Tour 22: AEGRC Genotyping and Sequencing Facility

WORSKHOPS - 1st ROUND

  • Workshop 1: Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network: What TERN, Australia's ecosystem observatory can do for you, 2:00 pm
  • Workshop 2: An Introduction To Social Science Methods To Address Big Social Questions, 2:00 pm
  • Workshop 3: Research Computing Centre - Hacky Hour, 2:00 pm
  • Workshop 4: School Of Agriculture and Food Sciences Workshop, 2:00 pm
  • Workshop 5: National Imaging Facility - Centre for Advanced Imaging - FAIR for Data and Software, 2:00 pm
  • Workshop 6: Demonstrations - Research Data Manager & Digital Research Notebooks, 2:00 pm

 

TOURS - 2nd ROUND

  • Tour 1: Centre for Microscopy and Microanalysis – Electron, Ion and X-Ray Imaging, Diffraction and Spectroscopy, 3:30 pm
  • Tour 2: Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology - UQ Innovate Space, 3:30 pm
  • Tour 3: Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology  - Tsunami Research, 3:30 pm
  • Tour 4: Faculty of Medicine, School of Biomedical Sciences - Histology & Imaging, Analytics & Radiation Services, 3:30 pm
  • Tour 5: Facutly of Science, School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences - Mass Spectrometry Facility, 3:30 pm
  • Tour 6: Intitute for Molecular Biosciences - Community for Open Antimicrobial Drug Discovery & Antimircrobial Research, 3:30 pm
  • Tour 7: School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences - UQ-PULSe, 3:30 pm
  • Tour 8: Intitute for Social Science Research - Sleep and Experemental Lab (Bus to Long Pocket), 3:30 pm
  • Tour 9: National Biologics Facility, Protein Expression Facility & Bioplatforms Australia, 3:30 pm
  • Tour 10: Centre for Advanced Materials Processing & Manufacturing, 3:30 pm
  • Tour 11: University of Queensland Centre for Clinical Research - Genome editing laboratory (Transport to Herston), 3:30 pm
  • Tour 12: Centre for Advanced Imaging, 3:30 pm
  • Tour 21: School of Agriculture and Food Sciences Facilities, 3:30pm

WORSKHOPS - 2nd ROUND

  • Workshop 3: Research Computing Centre - Hacky Hour, 3:30 pm
  • Workshop 4: School of Agriculture and Food Sciences Workshop, 3:30pm
  • Workshop 5: National Imaging Facility - Centre for Advanced Imaging - FAIR for Data and Software, 3:30 pm 
  • Workshop 6: Demonstrations - Research Data Manager & Digital Research Notebooks, 3:30pm

* Program and venues are subject to change.

Check out the booth layout (PDF, 1 MB).

Booth number Facility
1 & 2. Registrations
3. Research Infrastructure
4. School of Biomedical Sciences (SBMS)
5. UQ Centre for Clinical Research (UQCCR)
6. Translational Research Institute (TRI)
7. Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB)
8. Faculty of Science
9. National Biologics Training Program ARC Training Centre for Biopharmaceutical Innovation
10. National Biologics Facility & Metabolomics and Proteomics Australia
11. UQ Protein Expression Facility (PEF)
13. Australian National Fabrication Facility’s Queensland Node (ANFF-Q) within AIBN
14. Centre for Geoanalytical Mass Spectrometry (CGMS)
15. Centre for Advanced Imaging (CAI)
16. Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network (PVC RI)
17. Centre for Microscopy and Microanalysis (CMM)
18. Research Computing Centre (RCC)
19. National Imaging Facility (CAI, PVCRI)
20. School of Chemical Engineering
21. School of Communication and Arts
22. UniQuest (Queensland Emory Drug Discovery Initiative)
23. UQ Materials Performance (UQMP)
24.  UQ Biological Resources (UQBR)
25. UQBR Queensland Animal Science Precinct (QASP) and AEGRC
26. School of Veterinary Science
27. Australian Intitute for Bionengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN)/StemCore
28. Spinifex-based Advanced Materials - AIBN
29 and 30. Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation (QAAFI); QAAFI-Centre for Nutrition & Food Sciences; QAAFI - Centre for Crop Science

* Program and venues are subject to change.

Find where your preferred theme is running

Streams for Research Capabilities Showcase 2019 will run at the UQ Union and Global Change Institute across two sessions (8:15 AM and 10:30AM). Please check the map and the program to ensure you don't miss your preferred session.

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