Category Archives: Opinion & comment

Keys to a good panel event – insights from 2016 World Science Festival Brisbane

From Tanya Ha, Science in Public In March 2016, an estimated 120,000 people descended upon free and ticketed events and street science shows in Brisbane’s Cultural Precinct—all for the fun, fascination and food-for-thought offered by science. The inaugural World Science Festival Brisbane, presented by Queensland Museum, boasted a line-up of over 120 speakers from nine countries, including

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Knowledge 100: What if we treated scientists like rock stars?

Quantum computing, bionics, big-data, supercomputing, intelligent polymers and more. We’re good at innovation – just ask the Knowledge 100. Innovation is the zeitgeist at the moment, and what better time for The Australian to acknowledge those who are contributing to this space. From the big-data pioneers to the STEM heroes and knowledge brokers, there were

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