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Thursday, 22 September 2016 - Sunday, 25 September 2016
All Day
The Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre and The University of Queensland, St Lucia
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Ms Melanie Martin
07 3366 0665
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UQ International

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In September 2016, The University of Queensland will co-host the McDonnell International Scholars Academy 6th International Symposium: Addressing Global Challenges Through International Collaboration in Education and Research. The biennial Symposium provides an invaluable forum to explore the role of research universities in tackling significant global challenges in an uncertain future. The University of Queensland is pleased to be working with Washington University in St. Louis – one of our most engaged university partners – to host the 2016 Symposium.

The McDonnell International Scholars Academy’s 6th International Symposium program will feature sessions and discussions focusing on ongoing research and how institutions of higher learning can foster the collaborative efforts required to address the complex global challenges. The Symposium will focus on the global challenges of Population Ageing, Food, Water & Climate Change, Energy & Environment and Public Health.

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