World Science Festival Brisbane

With its dynamic mix of scientific surprises and fun discoveries, World Science Festival Brisbane is back from 9-13 March 2022 with the theme: ‘Science, People, Heart’, investigating how science, creativity and art are shaping a brighter world and humanity’s willingness to embrace it.

Visitors will be inspired by real science, for real people and have the chance to ask real questions on health, the great space race, palaeontology, marine archaeology, ethics and much more.

2022 also marks the return of crowd favourites The Hatchery: Turtle Conservation
Experience at Queensland Museum, City of Science free family science fun and a
digital program allowing audiences from around the world to join in and listen to
leading experts discuss a range of topics.

Queensland Museum Network CEO Jim Thompson said this year the Festival would
traverse an extraordinary scientific and creative journey with new experiences and the return of some much-loved favourites.

“This year, with the addition of Curiocity Brisbane, audiences will have the chance to revel in science that thrills and challenges, explore interactive art installations, take part in dynamic talks and engage in loads of family fun,” Dr Thompson said.

“Arts and science are similar in that they are expressions of what it is to be human in this world. Both are driven by curiosity, discovery and the aspiration for knowledge of the world or oneself.

“Now, more than ever, it’s important that visitors have the opportunity to explore
subjects and stories that also influence people’s understanding and opinion on a range of topics, from science and history facts to social debates and discussions.”

Don’t miss the special Science Communication Soiree on Thursday 10 March where science communicator and author Dr Karl, astrophysicist and science communicator Karli Noon and Queensland’s Chief Scientist Prof Hugh Possingham present a unique opportunity from budding science communicators to learn from Australia’s best-in-the-biz in a networking event.

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