Video | Business Headlines | Internet | Science | Scientific Ethics | Technology | Search

 


World Science Festival Brisbane is returning in March 2017

Following a hugely successful inaugural year, the World Science Festival Brisbane is returning in March 2017.

Running from 22-26 March, topics over the four day festival will run the gamut from deep space to deep oceans, music to madness, aliens to Einstein.

There will be some amazing speakers at the festival including 14 year old New Zealand whiz kid Tristan Pang. Tristan who excelled academically from an early age is a top mathematician and scientist, a clever problem solver and a great communicator. Tristan self-learnt and earned a place at the University of Auckland by the age of 12, majoring in both maths and physics www.worldsciencefestival.com.au/speakers/tristan-pang/

‘THE HATCHERY: SHOWCASING AND SUPPORTING TURTLE CONSERVATION’ is one of the Festival’s most popular events and will return to the Queensland Museum for the 2017 program lead by New Zealand’s Patrick Couper who has been has been with the Queensland Museum for 32 years and is a curator in the Biodiversity Program. www.worldsciencefestival.com.au/program/events/the-hatchery/

Other speakers include Internationally renowned American Astrophysicist Brian Greene; UK philosopher and author Professor AC Grayling; creator of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) Professor Barry Barish; and Australia’s favourite science communicator Dr Karl Kruszelnicki are just a few of the scientific and cultural heavy hitters that will be converging in Brisbane for the four days of the festival- www.worldsciencefestival.com.au

The World Science Festival Brisbane attracts over 120,000 people during the four days from every corner of the globe, especially New Zealand, making Brisbane one of the must visit capital cities on the events calendar.


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Trade Plans: Prime Minister's Speech To International Business Forum

"The work to improve public services, build infrastructure, and solve social problems is possible only because we have enjoyed sustained, solid economic growth. A big reason for that is the Government’s consistent agenda of economic reform, and our determination to open up more opportunities for trade with the world." More>>

ALSO:

Media: TVNZ Flags Job Cuts To Arrest Profit Decline

Chief executive Kevin Kenrick said the changes were aimed at creating "a sustainable future video content business for TVNZ in an ever-changing media market." More>>

ALSO:

Reserve Bank: Wheeler Keeps OCR At 1.75%

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler kept the official cash rate unchanged at 1.75 percent, as expected, and reiterated his view that the benchmark rate doesn't need shifting for the foreseeable future. More>>

ALSO:

f work for Pumpkin Patch staff

Retail: Pumpkin Patch Brand, IP Sold To Catch Group

The receivers of failed children's clothing retailer Pumpkin Patch have confirmed that the company's brand and intellectual property have been sold to Australian online retailer Catch Group. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sci-Tech
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news