BrisScience is Brisbane’s monthly series of talks on science, featuring dynamic speakers working at the leading edge of science and technology. BrisScience events are held roughly once a month and open to the public. The majority of events are free and don’t require registration (just show up!), but some larger events are ticketed; see the list of upcoming talks (sidebar to the right) for dates and topics. Click here to find out about receiving email announcements of each talk.


BrisScience events are held at The EdgeState Library of Queensland, South Brisbane. There are many restaurants, cafes, and bars nearby for dinner or drinks before or after the talk.

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Parking is available at the Cultural Centre car parks for flat fee of $15. The closest parking is located off Stanley Place.

Public Transport

The Edge at the State Library of Queensland is very well serviced by public transport. Please visit the TransLink website  for specific information regarding the best route from your location.


The Edge is located approximately 150 m from the Cultural Centre bus stop. Walk down the river-side of the Queensland Art Gallery. The Edge is located 100 m on the right.


The closest CityCat ferry stop is Southbank. After disembarking from the ferry, turn right and walk along the river for approximately 600 m. To enter The Edge walk up the stairs on the left located 100 m past the Victoria bridge.


South Brisbane train station is located on Grey Street, approximately 250 m from The Edge. Exit South Brisbane Train Station on to Grey Street and turn left. Walk down Grey Street to the Melbourne Street intersection and cross both streets to the Queensland Museum. Walk down Melbourne Street past the Queensland Museum and turn left to walk down the river-side of the Queensland Art Gallery. After 100 m The Edge will be on the right.



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