Global Leadership Series

The Global Leadership Series is a lively program of events for alumni and community. Join us for lectures and discussions with the best of the best UQ-related speakers on matters that impact your community and shape your ideas of the world.

The series is an opportunity for you to engage with great minds on global matters, participate in thought-provoking discussions and network with UQ alumni and community members. All alumni, parents, community members and friends are welcome to attend the Global Leadership Series events.

The 2019 Global Leadership Series program will be available in February. To hear podcasts of this year's GLS events click here

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Investigative journalism in the era of fake news

20 November 2018 6:00pm8:00pm
The future of democracy depends on the free and fair flow of information, of transparency in our institutions of all kinds. Investigative journalism shines a light on the systems that form the basis of our society and government. Two experts in the field will share their experiences in the industry.
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Biobanking and the growth in personalised medicine

4 September 2018 6:00pm8:00pm
Two of UQ's leading researchers will discuss the benefits of biobanking - the process of collecting samples of bodily fluid or tissue. These samples are later used to help fight disease in a personalised approach.
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3D printing: a new frontier for regenerative dentistry

9 August 2018 6:00pm8:00pm
3D printing is not a new technology however using it to print live tissues and cells is a recent development.
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Venomous mystery: turning venoms into medicine

17 July 2018 6:00pm
Experts from UQ's Institute for Molecular Biology are investigating how animal venom can uncover new treatments for pain, stroke and epilepsy.
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The Future of Travel

20 February 2018 6:00pm8:00pm