World Science Festival Brisbane is GO! Tickets on sale now.
World Science Festival Brisbane is back for another extraordinary year of science right across Queensland. Today Minister for Environment and the Great Barrier Reef, Science, and the Arts Leeanne Enoch, and Queensland Museum Acting CEO Dr Jim Thompson joined together with Councillor Krista Adams to launch the full 2018 World Science Festival Brisbane program; with all tickets officially on sale from 1 February.
From 21 to 25 March 2018, world-leading scientists, communicators and performers from across the globe will delve into what makes us human, how humanity has advanced, and try to answer the immortal question of how we can all live better for longer.
The 2018 Festival features five days of spectacular science, designed to feed curious minds and challenge our views of what it means to be human. Crowd favourites include Street Science! the return of the turtle hatchlings, vibrant conversations and iconic films.
As Queensland Museum marks 156 years of sharing the stories of Queensland through collections, research, outreach and science communication, the Festival prepares to welcome pioneers in science and explore technological advancements as we investigate our humanity.
The program features world-renowned physicist Professor Brian Greene, former Australians of the Year Professor Fiona Wood and Professor Alan Mackay-Sim and one of Australia’s most recognised science communicators Dr Karl Kruszelnicki.
At the foundation of World Science Festival Brisbane is a general public, informed by science, inspired by its wonder, convinced of its value and prepared to engage with its implications for the future.
Ground-breaking discoveries will be examined, experiments will be demonstrated and knowledge will be shared. In 2018, Follow your curiosity and be part of something spectacular.