UQ at World Science Festival Brisbane

The University of Queensland is proud to partner with the Queensland Museum for the World Science Festival Brisbane from 20-24 March 2019.

Held annually in New York since 2008, the World Science Festival is now one of the most celebrated science festivals in the world - and it’s coming back to Brisbane.

We will showcase UQ expertise across all aspects of science through talks, panels and engaging science demonstrations during World Science Festival Brisbane.

See the full program

Featured events

Future-proofing the Great Barrier Reef
The science behind our everyday existence
The Reef Needs Us All

Street Science!

23 March 2019 10:00am24 March 2019 5:00pm
Take part in hands-on activities and discover the science behind our everyday existence. Unlock the secret ingredients in everyday household items, rediscover Australia’s extinct megafauna using augmented reality, learn about the protection of our coral reefs and see if you can trick your brain.
World Science Festival Brisbane Teacher Breakfast

UQ Teacher & Alumni Breakfast

24 March 2019 7:30am
The University of Queensland invites teachers and alumni to join astrophysicist Professor Tamara Davis as she takes you to the edge of the universe and back, followed by an exclusive viewing NASA – A Human Adventure.

Citizens + Science: The Reef Needs Us All

24 March 2019 1:00pm2:00pm
Ancient and vast, Australia’s Great Barrier Reef belongs to us all. Sadly, this giant living organism that hugs so much of our Eastern coastline is facing potential catastrophe. Scientists are doing what they can to monitor, repair and build resilience into the reef’s natural systems, but they need all the help we can give.

General enquiries

Email: uqwsf@uq.edu.au
Phone: +61 7 3365 1888