Queensland

Fresh Science QLD 2021

Training will occur on Monday 18 and Wednesday 20 October. With the pub night on Wednesday 20 October.

QLD Fresh Science in the pub

Join us for QLD Fresh Science at Griffith University’s Nathan campus on Wednesday 20 October.

These up-and-coming scientists will describe their scientific discoveries in under 1 minute.

Who will you choose as the People’s Choice winner for 2021? Will the people agree with the judges?

The event is free but bookings are essential. It’s a COVID-safe event, and we have contingency plans… A cash bar (card accepted) will be available for beer, wine and non-alcoholic drinks, and light food will be provided.

WHEN: Wednesday 20 October 2021. Doors open 6:30pm for a 7pm start.

WHERE: Building N79 – Engineering, Technology and Aviation, Room 1.05 (right by the door), Griffith University, 170 Kessels Rd, Nathan QLD 4111

Register here.

Fresh Science Queensland is delivered by Science in Public in partnership with Econnect Communication and is proudly supported by Griffith UniversityThe University of QueenslandQueensland University of Technology, the University of the Sunshine Coast and the University of Southern Queensland.

Fresh Science QLD was held on 6 November 2019 in Brisbane. 

2019 Fresh scientists at Fresh Science in the Pub, The Atrium (QUT) in Brisbane.

On a the night of Wednesday 6 November a crowd of science enthusiasts gathered at the The Atrium, (P-Block Level 6, Science and Engineering Centre) QUT Gardens Point campus 6:30-8:30pm to see Queensland’s Fresh Scientists present.

In the past we’ve heard about smart bandages, the sawfish saw, printable solar cells, wallabies’ immune tricks, ocean arteries, backward planets and more.

2019’s Fresh Scientists revealed their discoveries using rhyme, reason and the odd firework.

Fresh Science Queensland is run by Econnect Communication.

Follow us on Twitter @ScienceinPublic for event updates and highlights.

The 2019 QLD Fresh Scientists were:

  • Julie Wixey, University of Queensland
  • Antony McNamee,  Griffith University
  • Mostafa Azghadi, James Cook University
  • Alexander Mueller, University of Queensland
  • Shiwanthi Ranasinghe, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute
  • Louisa Parkinson, University of Queensland
  • Toan Dinh, Griffith University
  • Nicholas Fletcher, University of Queensland
  • Magdalena Zych, University of Queensland
  • Joan Rohl, Queensland University of Technology
  • Michaela Blyton – Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Queensland

Read the stories of past Qld Freshies here.

Spread the word: You can help spread the word by telling any science  enthusiasts you know about your local event.

You will also be able to download both a PDF or JPEG of the event flyer to share among your friends.

Our Supporters: In 2019, Fresh Science QLD was supported by the Queensland University of Technology, Griffith University, hosted by the University of Queensland, and delivered in partnership with Econnect Communication,