World Science Festival Brisbane 2021
24 March, 2021 - 28 March, 2021
Bursting into 2021 with a much-needed message of hope, wisdom and wonder, World Science Festival Brisbane returns 24–28 March 2021, celebrating science and human resilience in an unprecedented era of global change. Now in its sixth year and hosted by Queensland Museum, the 2021 program aims to answer one of the biggest questions facing humanity: how does science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) hold the key to overcoming current and future challenges for the good of all people and our planet?
Think, everything from combating pandemics to natural disasters; tackling climate change and Australian bushfires; planning truly smart and connected cities; and even navigating the future of the universe. Unveiling World Science Festival Brisbane 2021 theme of ‘Extremes and Adaptations’, the festival’s program reach has been supersized thanks to the introduction of an innovative series of digital events in tandem with live programming.