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SCHOLAR UPDATES | EMBRACING OPPORTUNITIES AT WINTER SCHOOL

5 Jan 2022

The Liveris Academy's values of innovation and leadership were embraced wholeheartedly during the mid-year holidays, as the Liveris Academy Scholars participated in an invigorating week-long Winter School. 

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SCHOLAR UPDATES | CITIES FOR CHANGE

5 Jan 2022

Hear from Scholar Rishi Goel about his experience representing the Liveris Academy at the biennial 2021 Asia Pacific Cities Summit. 

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SCHOLAR UPDATES | A SUCCESSFUL (AND SOGGY) SUMMER SCHOOL

5 Jan 2022

Despite a few very rainy days and the occasional ‘severe weather’ warnings, the 2021 Liveris Academy Summer School was a huge success.

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SCHOLAR UPDATES | RETHINKING A SHARED FUTURE: AGE IRRELEVANT IN INNOVATION AND LEADERSHIP

8 Oct 2020

The principles of an age-friendly university are in action at the University of Queensland (UQ), where high-achieving students from the Andrew N Liveris Academy for Innovation and Leadership put their heads together with a group of older people from the Council on the Ageing (COTA) Queensland to plan a mutually beneficial and sustainable future.

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SCHOLAR UPDATES | $125M WARWICK SOLAR FARM POWERS UQ TO 100 PER CENT RENEWABLE

17 July 2020

Australia’s renewable energy research capacity has been boosted with the completion of The University of Queensland’s 64 megawatt solar farm at Warwick in the state’s south east.

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SCHOLAR UPDATES | BEYOND THE COVID-19 CRISIS: THE STUDENT PERSPECTIVE

25 May 2020

As the world looks for fresh ideas to navigate the COVID-19 crisis, Contact spoke to three Liveris Academy scholars about the role of universities during global challenges, and how they're adjusting to new ways of learning.

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SCHOLAR UPDATES | LIVERIS SCHOLARS AT THE CUTTING-EDGE OF INNOVATION WITH QODE

30 Mar 2020

n March 2020, Scholars of the Andrew N. Liveris Academy for Innovation and Leadership participated in a special seminar with QODE CEO Jackie Taranto and Chief Curator Gilad Grinbaum to discuss topics at the frontiers of science and innovation.

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SCHOLAR UPDATES | HOMECOMING FOR UQ STAR ALUMNUS 

21 Feb 2020

At a formal dinner held at UQ’s Customs House, UQ Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj AC thanked Andrew Liveris and his wife Paula for their historic gift to the University, and congratulated the Academy’s inaugural Director, Professor Peta Ashworth and recipients of the Andrew N. Liveris Academy Undergraduate Scholarships.

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SCHOLAR UPDATES | SUSTAINABILITY EXPERT TO LEAD LIVERIS ‘CHANGE ENABLERS’

5 Feb 2020

The University of Queensland has appointed Professor Peta Ashworth OAM as inaugural director of the Andrew N. Liveris Academy for Innovation and Leadership.

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SCHOLAR UPDATES | FIVE NEW UQ ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED

15 Nov 2019

Five future engineering leaders and problem-solvers have become the first to receive scholarships created by the Andrew N. Liveris Academy for Innovation and Leadership.

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SCHOLAR UPDATES | ANDREW N. LIVERIS BUILDING CONSTRUCTION PROJECT UPDATE

25 Jun 2018

Five future engineering leaders and problem-solvers have become the first to receive scholarships created by the Andrew N. Liveris Academy for Innovation and Leadership.

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SCHOLAR UPDATES | UQ ANNOUNCES HISTORIC GIFT FROM ANDREW AND PAULA LIVERIS

13 Apr 2018

Global business leader Andrew N. Liveris is spearheading an extraordinary effort to provide $40 million to support University of Queensland (UQ) innovation and leadership initiatives across the state and around the world.

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SCHOLAR UPDATES | HISTORIC GIFT FROM ANDREW AND PAULA LIVERIS

6 Apr 2018

UQ alumnus Mr Liveris and his wife, Mrs Paula Liveris, have donated $13.5 million to help establish the Liveris Academy in the University’s Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology (EAIT).