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GEOGRAPHY UNEARTHED: What are the UQ Geographers doing?

  • 21 Jul 2023
  • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • St Lucia University of Queensland Campus
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GEOGRAPHY UNEARTHED: What are the UQ Geographers doing?

This will be an interesting trip learning about the geography programs at the University of Queensland including work of Geographers at the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences.

Date: Friday 21 July, starting at 9am and finishing about 3pm.

Venue: Meet at the rear of Steele Building on Campbell Place, off Campbell Road.

The visit includes morning tea and presentations from UQ staff on:

  • Physical and Human Geography programs
  • Queensland Centre for Population Research
  • Atmospheric/climate science
  • Remote Sensing Centre and Earth Observation Program
  • Great Barrier Reef Habitat Mapping & Coral Reef Atlas
  • Demonstration of weather monitoring equipment
  • Coastal engineering lab in the Advanced Engineering Building

 Lunch will be on the deck at Nano’s Lakeside café at your own choice and expense. It will also include a short talk on the refurbishment of the lake.

After lunch, there will be a short walk across the new lake walkway for a guided tour of the Alumni Rainforest.

The trip should conclude at about 3pm.

Public Transport is recommended. The tour is not during the semester and therefore there should also be limited parking for $5 along the Brisbane River and at some other areas.

Details of the venue and the transport options will be provided to participants closer to the event.

Cost:  Members $7 Non-members $17

This trip will be limited to 30 people and if full, please join the waitlist if you are interested.  

For further information please contact us at

Coordinators: Iraphne Childs/Chris Spriggs

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