17 August: Fresh Science (South East Queensland event)

BrisScience is getting fresh with the hottest young scientists from South East Queensland as they go head to head in Fresh Science this August. In the time it takes for a sparkler to burn down, hear leading early-career scientists reveal their cutting edge discoveries. Who will explain their research the best? Who will leave you hungry for … More 17 August: Fresh Science (South East Queensland event)

11 May: Venomous reptiles and their toxins

With chilling tales of dangerous encounters with taipans, king cobras and arctic vipers, komodo dragons, vampire bats and an Antarctic giant octopus, Associate Professor Bryan Fry brings to life his work with venoms and discusses their potential uses for society. Pushing beyond their importance in maintaining ecological balance, Bryan looks at the world’s most dangerous … More 11 May: Venomous reptiles and their toxins

13 April: ‘Digging deeper…can Australian soils really feed the world?’

The first BrisScience seminar for 2015 is kicking off in April, brought to you by The University of Queensland. Join our panel as they celebrate the International Year of Soils with a nitty gritty discussion on: ‘Digging deeper…can Australian soils really feed the world?’ Our four panellists are: Rob Pekin: founder of Food Connect and a … More 13 April: ‘Digging deeper…can Australian soils really feed the world?’

Monday 3 November, 2014

Temperature: A Brief History of Imaginary Time A/Prof Tom Stace, School of Mathematics and Physics, The University of Queensland Heat powers your car, makes or breaks your BBQ, and drives the cosmos.  But how did we move from the primordial sensations of hot and cold to the Second Law of Thermodynamics – which many physicists regard … More Monday 3 November, 2014

Monday 13 October, 2014

  You’re invited to an evening of science in the style of the great panel shows (think Good News Week and Spicks and Specks!), as BrisScience takes a lighter look at the top science stories of 2014 and the scientists behind them. It’s science as you’ve never seen it before, with this year’s panellists including world leading researchers, gifted comedians, and professional science communicators … More Monday 13 October, 2014

Monday 15 September, 2014 – UQ Research Week

In September BrisScience will once again present The University of Queensland’s annual Research Week Public Lectures. This year’s talks are: Why Groups are the Cornerstone of Mental Health Prof Alex Haslam, School of Psychology, The University of Queensland Joining just one social group today you will cut your risk of being diagnosed with depression in the next … More Monday 15 September, 2014 – UQ Research Week