20 March 2017
CELL BIOLOGIST’S APPRENTICE
TRI
20 March 2017

Event Description

Some of the scientists from Mater Research Institute will guide you through our laboratories based at the Translational Research Institute.  We will show you some of the technologies we use in our wide and varied areas of medical research.  From managing chronic disease, seeking a greater understanding of the genetics and pathophysiology of diseases of the brain to looking for way to improve mothers, babies and women’s health, we will open your mind to a world of possibilities for striving...

21 March 2017
3D BIOFABRICATOR’S APPRENTICE
TRI
21 March 2017

Event Description

Ever wondered about how you could use 3D printing to repair broken bones?  Here’s your chance to find out, working inside a PC2 classified laboratory at the Translational Research Institute...

21-22 March 2017
IMMUNOLOGIST’S APPRENTICE
QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute
21-22 March 2017

Event Description

The Apprentice Program is an immersive experience for students in Years 10-12 keen to get a taste of real science in action. The Apprentice Programs are small, hands-on workshops in...

22 March 2017
FORENSIC SCIENTIST’S APPRENTICE
Griffith University Nathan Campus
22 March 2017

Event Description

Imagine you are a Forensic Scientist who uses your skills to help identify soldiers from a WWI battlefield in France or soldiers who died on the Kokoda Track defending Australia...

21-23 March 2017
PALAEONTOLOGIST’S APPRENTICE
The University of Queensland, St Lucia
21-23 March 2017

Event Description

These Apprentices will explore how microfossils, which are fossil or fossil fragments that can only be seen with a microscope, have huge potential to resolve many longstanding tectonic and paleoclimate...

24 March 2017
ECOTOXICOLOGIST’S APPRENTICE
Griffith University Nathan Campus
24 March 2017

Event Description

As an Ecotoxicologist’s Apprentice, apprentices will learn to identify and understand risks to the natural environment by various human activities. In this hands-on, intimate experience led by water quality researcher...

24 March 2017
FRESHWATER ECOLOGIST’S APPRENTICE
Griffith University Nathan Campus
24 March 2017

Event Description

Access to clean water is one of the most critical issues of our time and the challenge of maintaining such a privilege will only increase as the human population grows....

21-24 March 2017
ROBOTICIST’S APPRENTICE
QUT Gardens Point
21-24 March 2017

Event Description

What if a robot could use the world we live in as a canvas to paint on? Throughout history, artists and scientists have worked together to imagine a better world....

23 March 2017
CANCER CRUSADER’S APPRENTICE
Translational Research Institute
23 March 2017

Event Description

Are you interested in finding a cure for cancer? As an Apprentice you’ll have access to one of the PC2-classified laboratories at the Translational Research Institute, under the guidance of...

24 March 2017
GREEN HEARTS CHALLENGE: Future BNE Challenge
South Bank Piazza
24 March 2017

Event Description

Calling all young scientists! We need your help to secure Brisbane’s water future. Green Heart Schools invites Year 7 students to the Future BNE Challenge on Friday 24 March 2017....

24 March 2017
AUTOMATED AUTOS: The Future of Driverless Driving and Drones
Griffith University Conservatorium Theatre
24 March 2017

Event Description

Autonomous vehicle prototypes from Google, Volvo, Tesla and Uber are already on the road and are set to drive you home within the next five years, while ‘consumer’ drones home-deliver...

24 March 2017
NATIONAL YOUTH SCIENCE FORUM: Five Minutes with Your Future
Collectors Cafe, Queensland Museum
24 March 2017

Event Description

Meet a university science student or a newly graduated scientist and put them to the test. Do you like studying science? Are you interested in a career in science? Who...

23 March 2017
COOL JOBS
Griffith University Conservatorium Theatre
23 March 2017

Event Description

The Festival’s ever-popular Cool Jobs is back and brings you face-to-face with amazing scientists doing amazing jobs. Learn what it takes to do some of the coolest jobs on earth...

23-24 March 2017
FLIGHT CLUB: Design a Creature with Flight Club Features
Queensland Museum
23-24 March 2017

Event Description

Welcome to flight club. Explore how the animal kingdom has perfected the art of flying, soaring, parachuting and gliding to survive within diverse habitats. In this hands-on workshop, you will...

23 March 2017
ENERGY INNOVATION CHALLENGE PRESENTATION
Queensland Museum Theatre
23 March 2017

Event Description

Come along to the World Science Festival Brisbane 2017’s Energy Innovation Challenge Final Presentation, where you will see four of the best ideas received through the Challenge pitched to our...

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23 March 2017
ANSTO: Fact or Fiction School Show
Griffith University Conservatorium Theatre
23 March 2017 Sold Out

Event Description

How much does the internet weigh? What is the science behind Facebook? Are cats taking over the world? Find the answers to these questions and more at Fact or Fiction...

22 March 2017
ANSTO: Fact or Fiction Evening Show
Griffith University Conservatorium Theatre
22 March 2017

Event Description

How much does the internet weigh? What is the science behind Facebook? Are cats taking over the world? Find the answers to these questions and more at Fact or Fiction...

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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...

3 March 2017
GLADSTONE STUDENT DAY
Gladstone Entertainment Convention Centre
3 March 2017

Event Description

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

22-26 March 2017
THE HATCHERY: Showcasing and Supporting Turtle Conservation
Queensland Museum
22-26 March 2017

Event Description

One of the World Science Festival Brisbane’s most popular events returns to the Queensland Museum for the 2017 Program. Visitors will once again have the opportunity to view baby Loggerhead...

24-25 March 2017
GENETICIST’S APPRENTICE
QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute
24-25 March 2017

Event Description

The Apprentice Programs are small, hands-on workshops in which scientists, technologists, and innovators educate curious minds on the workings and wonders of their chosen fields. Combining biology, chemistry and physics,...

23-25 March 2017
MICROBIOLOGIST’S APPRENTICE
QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute
23-25 March 2017

Event Description

The Apprentice Programs are small, hands-on workshops in which scientists, technologists, and innovators educate curious minds on the workings and wonders of their chosen fields. Combining biology, chemistry and physics,...

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24 March 2017
MUSEUM CURATOR’S APPRENTICE
Queensland Museum
24 March 2017 Sold Out

Event Description

The Apprentice Programs are small, hands-on workshops in which scientists, technologists, and innovators educate curious minds on the workings and wonders of their chosen fields. In the Museum Curator’s Apprentice...

24 March 2017
PIONEERS IN SCIENCE: Professor Ian Frazer
Concert Hall, QPAC
24 March 2017

Event Description

Great minds inspire greatness. The Pioneers in Science program gives high school students – in person and online – rare access to some of the world’s most renowned scientists. This...

24 March 2017
THE FUTURE IS IN GOOD HANDS
Griffith University Conservatorium Theatre
24 March 2017

Event Description

A glimpse into the future of scientific innovation from the perspective of those whose lives will directly depend on it. Four of the brightest young scientific minds from around the...