UQ Fire’s site visit of Bamboo Structures at the Woodford Folk Festival

In recent years, many engineers and architects have been looking for new options for sustainable construction, and they have seen in bamboo an excellent opportunity to meet the aspirations of the global movement towards environmental sustainability. Historically, bamboo has been … Continue reading UQ Fire’s site visit of Bamboo Structures at the Woodford Folk Festival

UQ Fire thesis wins the 2016 David Sugden Award

Daan Van den Broecke obtained the David Sugden Award for his work investigating the Effectiveness of Sprinklers in Road Tunnels. Daan recently completed the International Master of Science in Fire Safety Engineering (IMFSE), and developed his research project and thesis with the UQ Fire research group; the project was … Continue reading UQ Fire thesis wins the 2016 David Sugden Award

Science Magazine – Fire experiments lead by Prof Jose Torero rule out the government’s explanation

In its latest issue, the prestigious International weekly Science journal, published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) presented the work lead by Prof Jose Torero and carried in the UQ Fire Laboratory facilities. The latest experiments rule out the government’s … Continue reading Science Magazine – Fire experiments lead by Prof Jose Torero rule out the government’s explanation