COOL JOBS: Townsville 2019
8 March 2019


The Festival’s ever-popular Cool Jobs is back to bring you face-to-face with amazing scientists doing amazing jobs. Learn what it takes to do some of the coolest jobs on earth and how these people inspire the world to learn and get excited about science.

COOL JOBS: Townsville is free thanks to support from Community Partner James Cook University. 

To book

Complete the QTIX School Group Booking Request form.

Free transport

Schools hailing from Burdekin, Charters Towers and Hinchinbrook Local Government Areas are eligible for free bus transport thanks to Community Partner James Cook University.

Please include transport requirements in the ‘additional comments’ section of the QTIX School Group Booking Request form.

More information?

Contact QTIX School Hotline on (07) 3840 7127.



Espen Knutsen


Espen Knutsen

Espen Knutsen is the Senior Curator of Palaeontology at the Museum of Tropical Queensland (Queensland Museum Network) and holds a joint appointment with the James Cook University in Townsville, QLD....

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Madeleine Kersting Flynn


Madeleine Kersting Flynn

Madeleine Kersting Flynn has been an illustrator for QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute for the past 12 years. Madeleine draws complex medical processes for scientific journals and medical professionals to...

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Mark Hamann


Mark Hamann

Mark Haman is a marine biologist working at James Cook University (JCU) in Townsville. Before working at JCU, Mark was employed by The International Union for Conservation of Nature in...

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Age Recommendation

School Years 7 to 12

Session Times

Cool Jobs: Townsville 2019

08 March 2019

60mins 10:00am



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