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Solving society’s problems through sustainable materials, healthy living and translational success.

The University of Queensland's Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN) is an integrated multi-disciplinary research institute bringing together the skills of world-class researchers in the areas of bioengineering and nanotechnology.

AIBN seeks to deliver innovative solutions to society's problems through sustainable materials, healthy living and translational success.


Latest news

Greenhouse gas waste from factories could be turned into environmentally-friendly chemicals and fuels under an international project seeking to better understand the gene function of bacteria.
AIBN researchers have developed a diagnostic device, called an Immuno-storm chip, that could identify which cancer and COVID-19 patients are at risk of a potentially lethal ‘cytokine storm’.
AIBN’s Professor Yusuke Yamauchi has been named as a Research Project Director by the Exploratory Research for Advanced Technology (ERATO) funding program, an initiative of the Japan Science and Technology Agency.


Women in Science at AIBN

Female researchers are essential and valued contributors to the AIBN. We recognise that as women you may face unique challenges as you develop your research career, and we aim to provide a number of initiatives to support you in developing and achieving a fulfilling research career at the institute.
How we support women in science




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Student enquiries

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