Jun 12 2024

UQ-IITD Research Academy featured at Freedom of Expression Scholars Conference, Yale Law School

Recently, UQ-IITD Research Academy PhD candidate Tania Chatterjee presented her ongoing doctoral research on social media regulation at the 12th Freedom of Expression Scholars Conference, an annual event at Yale Law School. She was awarded with a USD2,500 travel grant from Yale Law School to facilitate her attendance.  Her paper, co-authored by her PhD thesis supervisors, Associate […]

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Apr 09 2024

Spotlight: Associate Professor Amirali Popat

Associate Professor Amirali Popat is a Fulbright Future Scholar and Director of Research at The University of Queensland’s (UQ) School of Pharmacy. He has a Bachelor of Pharmacy and Master of Pharmacy (Gujarat University, India) and a PhD in Nanomedicine from the Australian Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN) UQ, 2012. His research focuses on […]

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Nov 15 2023

UQ-IITD Research Academy students win India’s most prestigious fellowship

​Three UQ-IITD Research Academy scholars have recently been awarded the prestigious Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship (PMRF) scheme. The Fellowship awards high-achieving students from selected universities with financial assistance, and aims to attract top talent to foster innovation and high-quality research outcomes. Research Fellows also contribute to their local community teaching once a week in a […]

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Sep 11 2023

UQ-IITD Student Council 2023–2024

In August, the inaugural student council of the joint PhD program was announced. Congratulations to the nominated members of the UQ-IITD Student Council 2023–2024. Student Council President, Marut Jain:As the student council president, Marut Jain will be the head of student council teams and the OCS PhD Nucleus Coordinator for the Department, and also the student coordinator […]

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Aug 17 2023

Graduating with a joint Australian-Indian degree, a renewable energy researcher has the jobs lined up

The first graduate to confer under The University of Queensland and Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (UQ-IITD) Academy of Research joint PhD program is set for a career in renewable energy. Motivated by his concern for the environment, Dr Alok Kumar Ray explored ways of contributing to more sustainable practices and focused his PhD on […]

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Jun 14 2023

My magical UQ experience

Written by Neha Singh One year at UQ was more fantastical than any fiction. Indeed, it’s a beautiful place with huge global diversity. I made many lifetime friends who were just like family. One of the best parts about UQ-IIT Delhi joint PhD program is having full student rights in both institutions including access to […]

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Mar 16 2023

UQ-IITD PhD student presents renewable energy research to Australian PM

During a recent visit to the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD), UQ-IITD Academy of Research joint PhD candidate Vallari Chourasia had the opportunity to present her research to Australian Prime Minister, Anthony Albanese. “It was an amazing experience for me! It was such a great honour to present my PhD work to Mr Albanese,” […]

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Jan 13 2023

3MT® Competition

The Academy held the 2022 Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition in November. The 3MT is an academic competition that challenges PhD students to describe their research within three minutes to a general audience. 3MT celebrates the discoveries made by research students and encourages their skill in communicating the importance of research to the broader community. […]

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Nov 02 2022

Life at UQ

Satakshi Gupta, UQIDAR PhD student, shares the experience from her journey at UQ. Satakshi is working on her PhD project ‘Unravelling the charge generation pathways in organic and hybrid solar cells’.  Even after a year into the pandemic, it seemed like no end was in sight. After living through multiple lockdowns, my life was stuck in […]

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Sep 13 2022

The University of Queensland and Indian Institute of Technology Delhi celebrate 100th joint PhD enrolment

The UQ–IITD Academy of Research has hit a major milestone, celebrating the enrolment of its 100th PhD student. A delegation from UQ, including Chancellor Peter N Varghese, AO, and President and Vice-Chancellor Professor Deborah Terry AO, travelled to India in August to mark the occasion.  “Students from the UQ–IITD partnership are undertaking exciting research in […]

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