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13 August 2017
MOBILE PLANETARIUM: 3D Shows
Museum of Tropical Queensland
13 August 2017

Event Description

Experience two different immersive IMAX-style movies in a mobile planetarium – a first for Townsville! Earth’s Wild Ride – SOLD OUT Imagine Earth was a distant place you once called...

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

Event Description

From palaeontology to spiders and drones – the Chinchilla Cultural Centre will be transformed when the World Science Festival Brisbane regional program takes over for a supercharged FREE celebration of...

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

Event Description

In two sessions spread over the day, 100 students (per session) will arrive to experience an event specifically dedicated to school engagement. Each session will include opportunities to interact with...

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

Event Description

Due to the severe weather conditions predicted in the Townsville and North Queensland region the World Science Festival Brisbane events scheduled in Townsville on Sunday 26 and Monday 27 March...

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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...

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26 March 2017
THE HATCHERY: Showcasing and Supporting Turtle Conservation
Level 1, Queensland Museum
26 March 2017

Event Description

The hugely popular hit of 2016 returns with more space, more time, more eggs, more activities, more turtles… and a smack of jellyfish. Under the watchful eye of Reptile Curator Patrick...

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

Event Description

Due to the severe weather conditions predicted in the Townsville and North Queensland region the World Science Festival Brisbane events scheduled in Townsville on Sunday 26 and Monday 27 March...

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

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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...

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26 March 2017
BRAIN FOOD BREAKFAST SERIES: The Sensory Experience of Food
Festival Lab
26 March 2017

Event Description

Rise and shine – it is time to feed your brain and your belly! Before the working day begins, join us at Festival Lab for a series of entertaining and...

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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...

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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...

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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...