Queensland scientists are international leaders, at the forefront of breakthroughs and discoveries that make a difference to the wellbeing of individuals and communities locally, nationally and internationally.

To help continue this trend and encourage innovation and collaboration World Science Festival Brisbane and the Queensland Government’s Office of the Queensland Chief Scientist and Office for Women and are proud to present the 2018 Queensland Women in STEM prize.

Two cash prizes of $5,000 are available, voting for the People’s Choice is now open. View the amazing entries and to cast your vote!

The aim of the 2018 Queensland Women in STEM prize is to showcase inspiring females working in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) careers whose practice aligns with Queensland’s Science and Research Priorities and has the potential to benefit Queensland.

The 2018 Queensland Women in STEM prize will also identify female STEM professionals who are not only making a positive to contribution to their individual field, but are also engaging with and communicating their practice to a broader community.

Award Presentation

The presentation of this award will be part of the Space Invaders event on Saturday 24 March, 10am.

About UQ at World Science Festival Brisbane

The University of Queensland is proud to partner with the Queensland Museum for the third World Science Festival Brisbane from 21-25 March 2018.

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

The University of Queensland will showcase our expertise across all aspects of science through talks, panels and engaging science demonstrations during World Science Festival Brisbane.

Full program.


South Brisbane