1 April 2017
 CHINCHILLA COMMUNITY EVENT
Chinchilla Cultural Centre
1 April 2017

Event Description

This program hosted at the Chinchilla Cultural Centre, will give Western Downs communities the opportunity to explore the wonders of science through workshops, hands on activities and visual displays. Leading...

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31 March 2017
CHINCHILLA STUDENT DAY
Chinchilla Cultural Centre
31 March 2017 Sold Out

Event Description

Students from Years 7 to 9 in the Western Downs region are invited to participate in the World Science Festival Brisbane’s Regional Program in Chinchilla through an event specifically dedicated...

27 March 2017
TOWNSVILLE STUDENT DAY
Museum of Tropical Queensland
27 March 2017

Event Description

Students from Years 11 to 12 in North Queensland are invited to participate in the World Science Festival Brisbane’s Regional Program in Townsville. Students will have the opportunity to take...

26 March 2017
DEGAS REVEALED: The Science Behind the Art
Cremorne Theatre, QPAC
26 March 2017

Event Description

In 2016, Australian scientists revealed the hidden image beneath Edgar Degas’ ‘Portrait of a Woman’. When the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation and the National Gallery of Victoria collaborated...

26 March 2017
UNDER THE MICROSCOPE: Pioneering Women in Science
Concert Hall, QPAC
26 March 2017

Event Description

In the footsteps of Marie Curie, Jane Goodall and Mary Jackson, contemporary women of science share their stories of struggle and success. Join ABC’s Geraldine Doogue to discover how these...

26 March 2017
SCIENCE FRONTIERS: The Man Who Fell to Earth
QAGOMA
26 March 2017

Event Description

The Man Who Fell to Earth 1976 R David Bowie is mesmerising as Thomas Jerome Newton, an alien who has crash landed on earth in search of water to take...

26 March 2017
TOWNSVILLE EVENT – An Afternoon with Harry Cliff
The Ville Resort-Casino
26 March 2017

Event Description

Come along to Townsville’s Ville Resort-Casino for a Sunday afternoon of fun, food and frivolity with a serious side. The Festival’s Regional Program is jetting Dr Harry Cliff, self-described ‘pet...

26 March 2017
SCIENCE FRONTIERS: Moon
QAGOMA
26 March 2017

Event Description

Moon 2009 M Sam Bell (Sam Rockwell) is solo caretaker of an automated mining base on the moon and is living out the last few days of his lonely three...

26 March 2017
MICROPLASTICS: A Macro Problem
Cremorne Theatre, QPAC
26 March 2017

Event Description

It’s difficult to imagine life without plastic. But what if the alternative is a life without oceans? The aggregated waste of modern living is choking entire marine ecosystems. Plastics and...

26 March 2017
WHEN SCIENCE MEETS ART: An Enduring Entanglement
Griffith University Conservatorium Theatre
26 March 2017

Event Description

History suggests that art and science have always been symbiotic partners in the advancement of humanity. But do we value them equally? Since the dawn of civilisation, artists and scientists...

26 March 2017
DEAR SCIENCE: A live podcast event
Studio 420, ABC Brisbane
26 March 2017

Event Description

The brand new ABC podcast where lifestyle advice meets hard research. ABC science journalist Bernie Hobbs and bona fide chemist Dr Alice Williamson take letters written to ‘agony aunts’ and...

26 March 2017
OCEAN ACTION: Can Science Save this Precious Environment?
Concert Hall, QPAC
26 March 2017

Event Description

As the impact of industrialisation flows into our ocean, what action can humankind take to address the devastating environmental effects? Climate change, acidification, overfishing, habitat destruction, population growth and plastic pollution...