Student success

  • Congratulations to Cécile Godde for receiving The University of Queensland's Postgraduate research student of the year award.
  • Minister for Environment and Science Leeanne Enoch today announced Ms Cécile Godde had been awarded the 2018 Queensland Women in STEM Prize - Judge’s Choice Award, and Ms Amy Chan had been awarded the People’s Choice Award.
  • She was the face of The University of Queensland’s 2015 Create Change advertising campaign – but now QAAFI avocado researcher Louisa Parkinson has proven her scientific mettle.
  • The unique challenges of the Australia beef industry and world-leading beef research capabilities led Texan PhD student Bailey Engle to QAAFI and Brisbane.
  • Congratulations to Anahita Mizani, from QAAFI's Centre for Plant Science, for her compelling presentation at the Three Minute Thesis competition (3MT) UQ Final on Wednesday 13 September at Customs House.
  • Dr Eddie Ti Tjih exceptional research on the "Food safety risk assessment of Indospicine in Australian camel meat" has been recognised as one of the top 10% these in 2016 for UQ.
  • 25 PhD students inspired a packed out room on Monday with their three minute thesis presentations.
  • Oliver Meldrum, a PhD student with the Queensland Alliance of Agriculture and Food Innovation (QAAFI), believes innovative food packaging could be the key to a well-fed world.
  • Cécile is studying sustainable grazing system intensification and is passionate about creating a healthier planet, but realises gender bias is still an obstacle for women in science. This passion has led Cécile to take part in a once-in-a-life-time experience, the Homeward Bound initiative, which involves an expedition to Antarctica.
  • Small changes in maize-growing techniques are helping farmers in Mozambique boost production.
  • When Canadian PhD student Adam Healey arrived at UQ to study the biofuel
    properties of a fast-growing eucalypt, he did not have to look far for a sample
    of his target tree – as it grows in the university’s Great Court.
  • How an avocado researcher became the face of UQ’s advertising campaign

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