Ideas to Change the World

60 second challenge

Share your idea to change the world

Share your ideas on finding a solution toward some of the global challenges facing our world. Be part of tomorrow’s solution today and share in great prizes and opportunities including an invitation to speak at TEDxQUT in August 2013 and $1000 toward attending a conference of your choice* QUT students.

You can choose one of your own ideas or address one of the global challenges below submitted by industry, academics, students and community.

As a university, QUT believes that science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) are key to finding solutions to global challenges. The Science and Engineering Faculty is this challenge to inspire, challenge and engage our leaders of the future in sharing their ideas to change the world.

About QUT

Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is a highly successful Australian university with an applied emphasis in courses and research. Based in Brisbane, the university has a global outlook, some 42,000 students, including 6000 from overseas. Courses are in high demand and its graduate employment rate is well above the national average for Australian universities.

Institute for Future Environments

The Institute for Future Environments (IFE) provides intensive research environments and infrastructure services for researchers in areas of global importance. The Institute studies how our natural, built and virtual environments interact, change and converge, to find ways to make them more sustainable, secure and resilient.

Science and Engineering Centre

The QUT Science and Engineering Centre supports highly relevant education, and research and development of solutions for global issues such as climate change and sustainability. Its state-of-the-art facilities give researchers and educators a collaborative advantage.