Aug 17 2023

Graduating with a joint Australian-Indian degree, a renewable energy researcher has the jobs lined up

The first graduate to confer under The University of Queensland and Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (UQ-IITD) Academy of Research joint PhD program is set for a career in renewable energy. Motivated by his concern for the environment, Dr Alok Kumar Ray explored ways of contributing to more sustainable practices and focused his PhD on […]

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Jun 14 2023

My magical UQ experience

Written by Neha Singh One year at UQ was more fantastical than any fiction. Indeed, it’s a beautiful place with huge global diversity. I made many lifetime friends who were just like family. One of the best parts about UQ-IIT Delhi joint PhD program is having full student rights in both institutions including access to […]

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Mar 16 2023

UQ-IITD PhD student presents renewable energy research to Australian PM

During a recent visit to the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD), UQ-IITD Academy of Research joint PhD candidate Vallari Chourasia had the opportunity to present her research to Australian Prime Minister, Anthony Albanese. “It was an amazing experience for me! It was such a great honour to present my PhD work to Mr Albanese,” […]

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Jan 13 2023

3MT® Competition

The Academy held the 2022 Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition in November. The 3MT is an academic competition that challenges PhD students to describe their research within three minutes to a general audience. 3MT celebrates the discoveries made by research students and encourages their skill in communicating the importance of research to the broader community. […]

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Nov 02 2022

Life at UQ

Satakshi Gupta, UQIDAR PhD student, shares the experience from her journey at UQ. Satakshi is working on her PhD project ‘Unravelling the charge generation pathways in organic and hybrid solar cells’.  Even after a year into the pandemic, it seemed like no end was in sight. After living through multiple lockdowns, my life was stuck in […]

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Sep 13 2022

The University of Queensland and Indian Institute of Technology Delhi celebrate 100th joint PhD enrolment

The UQ–IITD Academy of Research has hit a major milestone, celebrating the enrolment of its 100th PhD student. A delegation from UQ, including Chancellor Peter N Varghese, AO, and President and Vice-Chancellor Professor Deborah Terry AO, travelled to India in August to mark the occasion.  “Students from the UQ–IITD partnership are undertaking exciting research in […]

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Sep 27 2021

UQIDAR students win India’s most prestigious fellowship

Joint-PhD scholars of The University of Queensland (UQ) and Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD) Academy of Research – UQIDAR – have received one of India’s most prestigious scholarships to become Prime Minister’s Research Fellows. The fellowship aims to improve the quality of research in higher educational institutions in India using the brightest new minds […]

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Sep 09 2021

UQIDAR hosts SPARC sponsored Workshop on Biotechnology & Bioinformatics

The UQIDAR Industry Connect Workshop on Biotechnology & Bioinformatics was held on 9th September 2021 at IIT Delhi (IITD). This was the fourth UQIDAR Industry Connect workshop, after successful workshops with Google and Microsoft Research and an Industry Connect workshop on Energy. The hybrid workshop was chaired by Professor Avril Robertson and Professor Mikael Boden […]

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Jun 11 2021

UQIDAR partners with ReNew Power

Joint University of Queensland and Indian Institute of Technology Delhi research institute, the UQ-IIT Delhi Academy of Research (UQIDAR), partners with ReNew Power to improve weather forecasting models for the renewable energy sector. UQIDAR has proudly partnered with ReNew Power as part of its industry partnership initiative. The program aims to connect PhD students with […]

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Apr 09 2021

UQIDAR hosts SPARC sponsored Energy Workshop

The first University of Queensland-IIT Delhi Academy of Research (UQIDAR) Industry Connect Workshop on Energy, sponsored by SPARC, was held on Thursday, 8 April 2021. Energy is a critical issue for the energy industry, researchers and academics. Increasing energy demand poses enormous challenges, which are compounded by climate change. Cutting edge developments in energy research, […]

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