World Science Festival Brisbane 2017

Science and Story

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World Science Festival returns to Brisbane igniting new and challenging discussions about science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).

Check out the special events hosted at SLQ below, or visit the official website for the full program from 22–26 March.

Investigate a selection of the amazing science resources available at State Library.

Presented in partnership with World Science Festival Brisbane.

Venue:
Meet at Reception, level 1, State Library, Stanley Place, South Bank
Cost:
Prices vary
More information:
Partnerships
(07) 3842 9983
partnerships@slq.qld.gov.au

Program of events

Karlie Noon

A night by the fire with Indigenous scientist Karlie Noon

Talking Circle, level 1, State Library
Starts 23rd Mar 2017, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Discover the fusion of culture and science with Karlie Noon as part of World Science Festival Brisbane.

Grattan Institute

How is technology reshaping the economy?

SLQ Auditorium 1, level 2
Starts 23rd Mar 2017, 6pm - 7:15pm

Explore which new technologies are having the biggest impact on the economy and the workplace in this Grattan Institute State of Affairs talk.

Water Talks: the dirt on water and disease

Water Talks: the dirt on water and disease

The Edge, State Library
Starts 22nd Mar 2017, 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Find out what governments and corporations are doing locally and abroad to provide safe sanitation systems and drinking water to every person on earth.

Water Talks: engineering the solutions

Water Talks: engineering the solutions

The Edge, State Library
Starts 23rd Mar 2017, 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Discover how ‘green engineering’ could influence modern water management and whether the concept of ‘used’ water is too difficult to swallow.

Water talks: other worldly water

Water Talks: other worldly water

The Edge, State Library
Starts 24th Mar 2017, 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Join planetary and space experts as they discuss the latest on extra-terrestrial water and the benefits that this rather expensive water-divining exercise might have for Earth’s future populations.

Water Talks: the inconvenient truth of bottled water

Water Talks: the inconvenient truth of bottled water

The Edge, State Library
Starts 25th Mar 2017, 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Join our discussion to uncover how global society was persuaded that bottled is better and why science may convince us otherwise.

Science and Story

Science and Story: the semantics of science

The Edge, State Library
Starts 25th Mar 2017, 10am - 11:30am

Join our esteemed panel of experts and learn how they sell the fact and fiction of science.

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