National Science Week


National Science Week 2013 is kicking off in Queensland with a launch party at Queensland Museum and Sciencentre on Friday 9th August. See below for more information!

In 2013 National Science Week will run from 10-18 August with events to be held in locations throughout Queensland.

All National Science Week events can be found on the National Science Week website.

National Science Week is Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology. Running each year in August, it features approximately 1000 events around Australia, including those delivered by universities, schools, museums and science centres.

These events attract a wide audience from children to adults, and science amateurs to professionals. Over one million people participate in science events across the nation, with another 160 000 taking part in school activities.

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National Science Week Launch 2013 – Radical Wine and Chocolate

After two sell-out years, Radical Wine & Chocolate is back to reveal the science behind the feel-good foods we love.

This delicious event will launch the Queensland celebrations of National Science Week 2013.

Embrace your inner scientist and discover the reasons wine and chocolate are good for you. Meet local wine producers and chocolatiers, sample some products, try your hand at experiments and join in fascinating discussions.   

Delve into the world of Science Fiction, Science Future as we open the Sciencentre especially for After Dark. No kids, no lines, no limits! 

Featuring Collector’s Bar, demonstrations, product samples and sales, and entry to the Sciencentre.

Presented with Inspiring Australia and the ARC Centre of Excellence for Free Radical Chemistry & Biotechnology as part of National Science Week 2013.

Tickets available soon from qtix.

For more information on the National Science Week 2013 Launch Event and to buy tickets, visit the Queensland Museum website.

Participants in Radical Wine and Chocolate 2011 take part in some hands-on experiments all about the science of wine!

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