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Makerspaces at Queensland University of Technology

by Brian O’Connell, Doctoral Student in Mechanical Engineering

For the early part of 2016, I had the pleasure of being a visiting scholar at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane. The original purpose of the trip was to assist them in setting up a makerspace. As is the way of things, plans made via email and skype may not survive a trip halfway across the world.

The availability of physical space fluctuated, the schedules of individuals filled with the perils of their fallIMG_0023semester, and the soft funding complicated as it is wont to do. So although I continued to lobby for a makerspace at QUT throughout my trip, I found other ways to find success in that trip.

 

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