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  • Queensland Museum researcher part of landmark coral bleaching study

    15 March 2017 - Queensland Museum

    A Queensland Museum Network scientist has been part of a landmark study into coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef released today in the prestigious journal Nature.
  • Extraordinary women of science celebrated at World Science Festival Brisbane

    08 March 2017 - Queensland Museum

    World Science Festival Brisbane will shine a spotlight on the achievements of some of the brilliant women of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) following International Women’s Day on 8 March.
  • Travel to the depths of space at Queensland Museum

    03 March 2017 - Queensland Museum

    Journey to the farthest reaches of the Sun’s planetary domain at Queensland Museum through the stunning photographic exhibition, Michael Benson’s Otherworlds: Visions of our Solar System, which opens on 4 March 2017.
  • New events and programs added to World Science Festival Brisbane

    22 February 2017 - Queensland Museum

    The full World Science Festival Brisbane program has been released, bringing a stellar line up of science stars and thought provoking events to Brisbane’s Cultural Precinct from 22 – 26 March 2017.
  • Innovative museum program encourages artists to unsettle traditions

    10 February 2017 - Queensland Museum

    A new artists-in-residence program at Queensland Museum will see Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people draw on the State Collection to inspire works of film, street and visual art, music and theatre.
  • Queensland Museum to host Ancient Rome’s finest in exclusive exhibition

    22 January 2017 - Queensland Museum

    In an Australian exclusive, Queensland Museum will host the might and power of Ancient Rome when Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum opens on 23 June 2017.
  • A timeless cinema experience to open World Science Festival Brisbane

    20 January 2017 - Queensland Museum

    The World Science Festival Brisbane will host the Queensland premiere of A Live Presentation of 2001: A Space Odyssey, Stanley Kubrick’s classic film digitally remastered and complete with live orchestra and choir.
  • Hadron Collider exhibition opens with a bang

    09 December 2016 - Queensland Museum

    What sits under the border between France and Switzerland, generates temperatures 100,000 times hotter than the sun, and shoots protons at one billion kilometres per hour?
  • Bridie is Queenslands new biodiversity champion

    08 December 2016 - Queensland Museum

    From the outback to the city, Queensland students have taken up the task to prove they are biodiversity champions in Queensland Museum’s Natural Leaders challenge.
  • Big science celebration returning in 2017

    03 November 2016 - Queensland Museum

    World Science Festival Brisbane will showcase the latest scientific innovations and discoveries from Australia and around the world when it returns to Queensland Museum from 22-26 March 2017.
  • Spooktacular times to be had this Halloween

    06 October 2016 - Queensland Museum

    Dust off your most spooktacular costumes as the Queensland Museum Network gives its smallest ghouls, goblins and ghost busters a chance to have a faboolous adventure this Halloween weekend.
  • Google turns Queensland Museums treasures digital

    21 September 2016 - Queensland Museum

    Some of the Queensland Museum Network’s most treasured and iconic items will be on show 24/7 on the Google Arts & Culture Natural History platform, which launched today.
  • The dinosaurs are migrating north

    21 September 2016 - Queensland Museum

    With less than three weeks til the dinosaurs of Dinosaur Discovery: Lost Creatures of the Cretaceous claw their way out of the Queensland Museum and migrate north, it is the last chance to explore this popular exhibition.
  • Natural young leaders Budding young scientists vie for title of Biodiversity Champion

    16 September 2016 - Queensland Museum

    Queensland Museum and BHP Billiton are on the hunt for the next David Attenborough correspondent, as part of their Natural Leaders biodiversity challenge for 2016.
  • Queensland Museum part of landmark National Research Centre

    12 September 2016 - Queensland Museum

    Queensland Museum curators and archaeologists will take part in a seven-year research quest to investigate the beginning of Australia’s unique biodiversity andIndigenous heritage, while inspiring Australian children to engage with science.
  • Step inside the world's greatest experiment

    02 September 2016 - Queensland Museum

    Faster than the speed of light, 100,000 times hotter than the sun, yet at the same time colder than space, it’s not a superhero but a super experiment and it’s coming to the Queensland Museum on 9 December 2016.
  • Teachers are getting innovative in the lab

    01 September 2016 - Queensland Museum

    Teachers are breaking new ground in the lab guiding students into an innovative future with the help of the Creative Lab workshop.
  • Palaeontologists on the hunt for new megafauna

    22 August 2016 - Queensland Museum


    Queensland Museum palaeontologists will be on the hunt for new species of extinct megafauna when they undertake their field expedition to South Walker Creek mine in August.
  • World Science Festival Brisbane is looking for you in 2017

    19 August 2016 - Queensland Museum

    From big bangs to big ideas the first World Science Festival Brisbane was a resounding success and, with the 2017 event just around the corner, the search is on for participants to bring their passion for science from the labs to the streets once again.
  • Local research under joint appointments

    03 August 2016 - Queensland Museum

    Queensland Museum Network and James Cook University have teamed up to deliver four new curatorial roles at the Museum of Tropical Queensland, and shared with the university in Townsville.
  • Beer, Chocolate, Wine and Science?

    29 July 2016 - Queensland Museum

    Discover the history and science behind your favourite beer, wine and chocolate during Queensland Museum’s After Dark events during National Science Week.
  • Dancing spider named for dancing icon

    11 July 2016 - Queensland Museum

    Queensland Museum scientist, Dr Barbara Baehr has paid tribute to one of the world’s most iconic dancers, Li Cunxin, by naming a new species of peacock spider in his honour.
  • The dinosaurs are back and ready to roar

    21 June 2016 - Queensland Museum

    Just in time for school holidays, the fearsome dinosaurs from Dinosaur Discovery: Lost Creatures of the Cretaceous are ready to roar back to the Queensland Museum.
  • Queensland Museum draws record crowds

    13 May 2016 - Queensland Museum

    Queensland Museum has put Brisbane under the microscope and on the map this year, delighting record crowds, announced Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk.
  • Dinosaurs stomp into the record books and back to the Queensland Museum

    26 April 2016 - Queensland Museum

    They might not have been seen for 145 million years, but after a taste of the limelight in 2015, the dinosaurs are coming back to the Queensland Museum when Dinosaur Discovery: Lost Creatures of the Cretaceous returns on 21 June.
  • Queensland Museum unveils new species of gecko

    22 April 2016 - Queensland Museum

    A new species of fat-tailed gecko has been discovered by scientists in outback
  • Brisbanes Supercharged Super-successful Celebration of Science

    24 March 2016 - Queensland Museum

    Over 120,000 people converged on Brisbane’s Cultural Precinct last week to share in the wonder of science during the inaugural World Science Festival Brisbane presented by the Queensland Museum.
  • Museum digs up ancient Queensland stories in new publication

    15 December 2015 - Queensland Museum

    Queensland’s ancient past is revealed in a new book, In Search of Ancient Queensland, the first significant publication about the state’s geological and fossil history in 25 years.
  • Queensland Museum hosts world premiere of Medieval Power

    10 December 2015 - Queensland Museum

    Take a step back in time to a world where knights ruled, royalty reigned and a legacy was born with Medieval Power: Symbols and Splendour at the Queensland Museum.
  • Leadership comes naturally to biodiversity winner

    25 November 2015 - Queensland Museum

    Aryan Sabet has proven he has what it takes to be a biodiversity champion, winning the inaugural Queensland Museum Natural Leaders challenge
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