PIONEERS IN SCIENCE BRISBANE: Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg
21 March 2019 SLQ Auditorium 1

Age Recommendation

School Years 9 to 12


SLQ Auditorium 1


Stanley Place, South Brisbane, QLD, 4101, Australia


21 March 2019


11:30am - 12:30pm


School Student $10
Ove Hoegh-Guldberg

Ove Hoegh-Guldberg


Ove Hoegh-Guldberg

Professor Hoegh-Guldberg is internationally recognised for his work on the impact of climate change on oceans, particularly the Great Barrier Reef. He is UQs Professor of Marine Studies and Director...

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World Science Festival Brisbane’s Pioneers in Science program will give high school students rare and intimate access to a renowned scientist. During this interview-style discussion, our pioneer will share insights into their trailblazing career path, and answer questions from the next generation of STEM professionals.

The World Science Festival Brisbane’s Pioneers in Science program gives high school students from around the globe rare and intimate access to some of the world’s most renowned scientists.

Meet Ove Hoegh-Guldberg, the inaugural Director of the Global Change Institute and Deputy Director of the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies.

Ove Hoegh-Guldberg is a Professor of Marine Science at The University of Queensland who studies the effects of global warming and ocean acidification on coral reefs, and is a pioneer in examining the biological, economic and social effects of coral bleaching. He undertakes game-changing research to find collaborative, high-impact solutions to address several of the most pressing and serious challenges facing humanity worldwide, such as climate change, food security, clean energy and population growth.


Submit your questions

Submissions are now open for students to submit their questions to Ove, using the online form before Monday, 18 February 2019. You will be contacted via email if your question is chosen for presenting during the live show.


To book

Complete the QTIX School Group Booking Request form.

If you have any questions, please phone a QTIX Groups Bookings Officer on (07) 3840 7466.

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