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12 March 2016
On a Wing
Queensland Museum
12 March 2016

Event Description

On a wing: a taxidermy display & art exhibition Everybody knows that birds have feathers and fly but did you know that they can sing, imitate, walk, run, swim, and...

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12 March 2016
Turtle Hatching
Queensland Museum
12 March 2016

Event Description

Learn more about the amazing Loggerhead and  Flatback Turtles! Eggs of the Loggerhead and Flatback Turtle will be incubated at the Queensland Museum with the hatchlings timed to emerge during...

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12 March 2016
Biolumination
Queensland Museum
12 March 2016

Event Description

Germs + bacteria = nasty? At the World Science Festival Brisbane they spell beautiful glowing artworks. For a fresh look at germs and bacteria, take one artist and add a...

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12 March 2016
Google Intergenerational Coding
Cafe Muse, Queensland Museum
12 March 2016

Event Description

Come along to a Google coding workshop to introduce parents, grandparents and children to simple coding to support a shared language across the generations. As this is an intergenerational event,...

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12 March 2016
Dr Karl for Kids
Festival Lab, South Bank
12 March 2016

Event Description

Join renowned science personality Dr Karl Kruszelnicki as we investigate the real science behind some of the mysteries of life. How do Aeroplanes stay up?  Why do I look the...

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12 March 2016
FREE KIDS FILMS: Saturday
Queensland Museum
12 March 2016

Event Description

Free kids’ films will be screening in Queensland Museum‘s iconic dinosaur garden, ENERGEX Playasaurus Place. Bring the kids along and enjoy a line-up of 4 fun films, screening on rotation from 10am to...

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12 March 2016
Street Science!
Cultural Forecourt, South Bank Parklands
12 March 2016

Event Description

Street Science! Saturday 12 & Sunday 13 March 2016 / Download StreetScience! map Free, two-day extravaganza – explore the fun of science in a non-stop, action packed program. From drones,...

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12 March 2016
Dinosaurs & Prehistory in Virtual Reality
Queensland Museum
12 March 2016

Event Description

Experience Dinosaurs & Prehistory in Virtual Reality, a state-of-the art virtual reality experience. See the most scientifically accurate interactive 3-D models ever created of Australian dinosaurs and prehistoric life. Presented...

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12 March 2016
SALON: 1.5 Degrees of Separation
Queensland Museum
12 March 2016

Event Description

Salon: 1.5 Degrees of Separation Aside from the momentous nature of so many nations coming together to work towards a global climate accord, what can we expect of the Paris...

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12 March 2016
Stone and Brick Walking Tour – Saturday tour
12 March 2016

Event Description

Meeting point details: The Stone and Brick Walking Tour departs from the Victoria Bridge Abutment at the March of the Dungarees memorial, southern side of the Victoria Bridge on Saturday...

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12 March 2016
Atomic Kids! Morning workshop – SOLD OUT
Queensland Museum
12 March 2016

Event Description

Atomic Kids is SOLD OUT In this hands-on workshop, students discover atoms and molecules – the tiny building blocks of everything around us. They will explore and physically feel different...

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12 March 2016
Ars Electronica Futurelab’s Shared Space Bots
12 March 2016

Event Description

One of the key challenges of autonomous mobility is how we humans are going to communicate with the self-driving autonomous car of tomorrow. Will we use words, gestures or haptic...

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12 March 2016
Madness Redefined: Creativity, Intelligence and the Dark Side of the Mind
12 March 2016

Event Description

Virginia Woolf, John Keats, Emily Dickinson, Edgar Allen Poe—teetering on the thin line between madness and genius, they contributed to the world some of the greatest works of literature at...

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12 March 2016
Where Worlds Collide: Science, Values and Ethics
Conservatorium Theatre, Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University
12 March 2016

Event Description

The bionic body is closer than you think! The technology is out there to edit our genes and replace body parts. Those afflicted by disease may cheer, but such developments...

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12 March 2016
SALON: Winning Ways – the use and abuse of performance enhancing technologies
Queensland Museum
12 March 2016

Event Description

Salon: Winning Ways – the use and abuse of performance enhancing technologies Ethical considerations surrounding enhancing technologies are an integral part of current regulations in sporting competitions; numerous sporting codes...

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12 March 2016
Atomic Kids! Afternoon workshop – SOLD OUT
Queensland Museum
12 March 2016

Event Description

Atomic Kids is SOLD OUT In this hands-on workshop, students discover atoms and molecules – the tiny building blocks of everything around us. They will explore and physically feel different...

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12 March 2016
Documentary Double: Mind
slq Auditorium 2, State Library of Queensland
12 March 2016

Event Description

Join us for the screening of two powerful and fascinating documentaries exploring the mystery of the mind. Alive Inside: A Story of Music & Memory (78mins) Alive Inside is a joyous cinematic exploration of...

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12 March 2016
FILM: The Stanford Prison Experiment – SOLD OUT
Cinema A, GOMA
12 March 2016

Event Description

This event has SOLD OUT The Stanford Prison Experiment 2015 explores the science behind the making of a ‘good’ person and the influence of power. Based on the notorious real...

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12 March 2016
SALON: Wired for Genius: The Roots of Creativity in Artists & Machines
Queensland Museum
12 March 2016

Event Description

Wired for Genius: The Roots of Creativity in Artists & Machines Can the passion that fuels a work of art be mimicked by machines? Inspired by the terror inflicted during...

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12 March 2016
River Listening Installation + Walking Tour – Afternoon tour
Festival Lab, South Bank
12 March 2016

Event Description

RIVER LISTENING INSTALLATION (throughout the festival, 24/7)  River Listening is an augmented reality sound installation reimagining the world beneath the Brisbane River in sound. The installation can be experienced by...

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12 March 2016
Going with the Flow: The Changing Shape of Sea Ice
Conservatorium Theatre, Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University
12 March 2016

Event Description

The Antarctic is one of the coldest places on the planet yet is central to one of the hottest topics in climate research. Paradoxically, the sea ice in the Antarctic...

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12 March 2016
SALON: Intelligent Alien Life – Little Green Men or Machines? – SOLD OUT
Queensland Museum
12 March 2016

Event Description

This event is SOLD OUT SALON: Intelligent Alien Life: Little Green Men or Machines? In 2015, the Kepler Space Telescope spotted a star system emitting light patterns so bizarre, even...

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12 March 2016
Science & Story: Getting it Write
SLQ Auditorium 1, State Library of Queensland
12 March 2016

Event Description

From literature to reporting, writing about science makes for a compelling narrative, but what happens when changing technology changes the conversation about science?  In a world of always-on internet and...

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12 March 2016
OUTDOOR FILM: Fern Gully, The Last Rainforest
Cultural Forecourt, South Bank Parklands
12 March 2016

Event Description

Pack a picnic blanket and bring the whole family along to see 90s animation cult classic Fern Gully: The Last Rainforest (G) on the big screen, under the stars in the Cultural Forecourt, South...

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12 March 2016
Festival Walking Tour: River Listening – Night tour
Festival Lab, South Bank
12 March 2016

Event Description

Meeting point details: The River Listening Walking Tour departs the River Listening tent (located next to the Festival Lab venue) at 6:45pm on Saturday 12 March. River Listening is an...

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12 March 2016
KindaThinky
Festival Lab, South Bank
12 March 2016

Event Description

DESTINY: If there’s one thing we know for sure at KindaThinky, it’s that the future hasn’t happened yet. We also know 100% for sure that it will happen after now. OK...

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12 March 2016
The Thomas Conservation Oration 2016 – SOLD OUT
Festival Lab, South Bank
12 March 2016

Event Description

This event is SOLD OUT  Ocean Futures: A New Generation of Laws and Policies for the Sea Australia’s seas and global oceans as a whole are at a cross-road.  Increases...

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12 March 2016
Reality Since Einstein – SOLD OUT
12 March 2016

Event Description

This event is SOLD OUT Never has a scientist captured the world’s imagination like Albert Einstein. His disheveled hair and mischievous grin are instantly recognizable to children and adults the...

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12 March 2016
SALON: Earth’s Evolution – Lessons from the Cosmos
Queensland Museum
12 March 2016

Event Description

Earth’s Evolution: Lessons from the Cosmos In 1968, NASA released a photo that forever changed how we view planet Earth. Taken by the astronauts of Apollo 8 , “Earthrise” captured...

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12 March 2016
OUTDOOR FILM: Racing Extinction
Cultural Forecourt, South Bank Parklands
12 March 2016

Event Description

Louie Psihoyos returns with Racing Extinction (PG), the gripping follow-up to his Oscar-winning documentary The Cove. With The Cove, former National Geographic photographer turned film director Louie Psihoyos tackled the controversial issue...