About us


UQ logoThe University of Queensland has been running BrisScience since 2005, bringing the best and brightest scientific minds to the people of Brisbane – from early career researchers to Nobel Laureates!


The Edge LogoBrisScience events are held at The Edge, State Library of Queensland, South Brisbane.

Imagined as a model for the library of the future, The Edge is a visionary space for creatives and innovators, providing the resources and platform to explore creativity across art, science, technology, and enterprise. Day-to-day, the community and venue spaces are filled with artists, researchers, makers, hackers, hobbyists and programmers working on their own and collaborative projects, or attending hands-on workshops and courses facilitated by The Edge.


Parking is available at the Cultural Centre car parks for flat fee of $17. 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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