The Frontier Forum is a new space for meaningful, informed conversations about the major developments shaping our world. 
Presented by the UQ Global Change Institute and moderated by Tegan Taylor, these online events bring together leading researchers and experts from across the community who are at the coalface of major global challenges. Join us as we debate the issues, confront broken systems, and get into some blue-sky thinking about where we go from here.


Solar panels on rooftops.

Frontier Forum: the future of household energy (online)

2 November 2022 6:00pm7:00pm
For this Frontier Forum, join our expert panellists online as they discuss how we'll need to renegotiate our access to the energy grid as consumers in a net-zero world.

Frontier Forum: the health data revolution (online)

30 June 2022 6:00pm7:00pm
Gone is the era of the locked hospital file cabinet – digital advances are rapidly democratising health data and transforming the way we interact with the medical industry. Join our expert Frontier Forum panellists for a deep-dive on the health data revolution.
Wooden city model

Frontier Forum: building better cities (online)

24 March 2022 6:00pm7:00pm
Join our expert panel as they debate what makes a sustainable, liveable, global city.

Frontier Forum: killer superbugs – a problem much bigger than human health (online)

18 November 2021 6:00pm7:00pm
Join our panel of experts online as they discuss the superbug threat and how it must be addressed locally and globally.

About the series moderator
Tegan Taylor (UQ alumnus BBusMan, BJ, GCArts, MA) is a health and science reporter for the ABC and co-host of the ABC’s multi-award-winning Coronacast. She also co-hosts ABC Radio National’s Health Report and hosts the live event series and radio/podcast Ockham’s Razor. She’s been known to pop up on RN Life Matters, Triple J and in the Best of Australian Science Writing. In 2020, Coronacast won a Walkley award and the Eureka Prize for Science Journalism. Tegan was previously a producer on the ABC's national digital newsdesk, a journalism lecturer at The University of Queensland and, long ago, a newspaper reporter.