The past Friday 8th of February we the first 2019 seminar organized by the SFPE UQ Student Chapter and it gave the attendants the opportunity to take a look to fire safety engineering from a different perspective. On that day, … Continue reading Improving Fire and Life Safety in a Vertical World
One of our PhD students, Carmen Gorska, participated in the IRG49. The event took place from the 29th of April to the 3rd May 2018 in South Africa, Johannesburg. Ms. Gorska was awarded the “Ron Cockroft Award” which granted her a financial contribution … Continue reading Representation at IRG49
The Fire Protection Association Australia (FPA) organized the Fire Australia 2018 conference between the 1st and the 3rd of May of 2018 and UQ Fire was present at the event. We shared UQ Fire’s perspective during Dr. Cristian Maluk’s presentation, … Continue reading Fire Australia conference
Students from UQ Fire had the opportunity of getting a glance of to the conditions under which fire fighters operate. During a visit to QFES’ Wythe Island facilities, a group of PhD, Masters, and visiting students geared up in full … Continue reading QFES Live Fire Campus
Over the last three weeks, PhD Students Mr Mateo Gutierrez and Mr Ian Pope presented their work on the fire performance of bamboo at institutions around the United Kingdom. On the 28th March, they met Dr Bhavna Sharma and other … Continue reading Bamboo research tours around the UK
This week there was an unusual tension in the Structures Lab at The University of Queensland as UQ Fire prepared things for the arrival of engineered, laminated bamboo. PhD candidates Mateo Gutierrez, Angela Solarte and Ian Pope led major efforts to obtain the shipment of … Continue reading Bamboo shipment fuels research
The end of 2017 is getting closer and it makes us think of all the hard work accomplished by the members of UQ Fire; within this past year, fire research at The University of Queensland has reached a range of areas. … Continue reading End of the year BBQ!