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November 2017

Science Says!

November 29, 2017, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Science Says! is science as you’ve never seen it before, and with a lot more laughter! Join us as brilliant scientists, gifted comedians and talented communicators use their wits and wittiness to uncover the top science discoveries of 2017 – and a few of the odder ones, too! It’s an evening in the style of the great panel shows – think mixing Mock the Week, Spicks and Specks, and just a dash of QI. Last years’ challenges included singing about…

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December 2017

One Last Apocalypse – Free, immersive games & experiences

December 3, 2017, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

One Last Apocalypse is reaching its peak on Sunday 3 December, in the form of two prototype experiences – and we want you to come and play! So what is this One Last Apocalypse? One Last Apocalypse is a project that we’ve been delivering at The Edge over the past six months. To recap, it’s a project that has explored the idea of apocalypse as change, and given The Edge the opportunity to reconnect with programming from years ago: The…

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BrisScience: Artificial Intelligence

December 11, 2017, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Is your brain smarter than a computer? Artificial Intelligence (AI) has made great advances in the past few years. Many of these advances depend on algorithms that were originally inspired by how your brain works. However, in many important ways you are still much smarter than any AI algorithm yet designed. Join us this month as Professor Geoff Goodhill and Dr Lilach Avitan discuss how we still have much to learn from the brain for building better AI. Find out…

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March 2018

BrisScience: Could cryptocurrencies let you control & sell access to your DNA data?

March 5, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

  Last year saw an incredible surge in demand for direct to consumer genetic tests – but it raises a lot of questions… What exactly is a genetic test? How is your privacy protected when you take a genetic test? Do some companies make money selling your genetic data to third parties? How anonymous can DNA data ever be? Who even owns our DNA? And what does all this have to do with cryptocurrencies? Join us as Dr Caitlin Curtis…

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April 2018

QMusic Industry Connect 2018

April 28, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on May 19, 2018 at 12:30pm

One event on June 2, 2018 at 12:30pm

One event on June 16, 2018 at 12:30pm

One event on July 21, 2018 at 12:30pm

Want to build a sustainable career in the music industry?

QMusic’s Industry Connect program is designed to help musicians and workers get the knowledge, relationships and opportunities they need to succeed!

Industry Connect provides showcase opportunities throughout the year for musicians within the program, while travel grants can help to bring you to BIGSOUND in September 2018.

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May 2018

QMusic Industry Connect 2018

May 19, 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on May 19, 2018 at 12:30pm

One event on June 2, 2018 at 12:30pm

One event on June 16, 2018 at 12:30pm

One event on July 21, 2018 at 12:30pm

Want to build a sustainable career in the music industry?

QMusic’s Industry Connect program is designed to help musicians and workers get the knowledge, relationships and opportunities they need to succeed!

Industry Connect provides showcase opportunities throughout the year for musicians within the program, while travel grants can help to bring you to BIGSOUND in September 2018.

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UQ Interaction Design Exhibit 2018

May 31, 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

User experience design, or UX, is changing the way we connect with products, services and each other!  Experience new ways to interact with digital technology in this rapidly evolving field at UQ’s 2018 Interaction Design Exhibit! View interactive prototypes developed by UQ’s Bachelor of Information Technology (User Experience Design) and Master of Interaction Design students from the course Physical Computing and Interaction Design Studio. This year’s theme is ‘Designing for playful and open-ended interactions in everyday life’. Within this, broad…

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June 2018

QMusic Industry Connect 2018

June 2, 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on May 19, 2018 at 12:30pm

One event on June 2, 2018 at 12:30pm

One event on June 16, 2018 at 12:30pm

One event on July 21, 2018 at 12:30pm

Want to build a sustainable career in the music industry?

QMusic’s Industry Connect program is designed to help musicians and workers get the knowledge, relationships and opportunities they need to succeed!

Industry Connect provides showcase opportunities throughout the year for musicians within the program, while travel grants can help to bring you to BIGSOUND in September 2018.

Find out more

QMusic Industry Connect 2018

June 16, 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on May 19, 2018 at 12:30pm

One event on June 2, 2018 at 12:30pm

One event on June 16, 2018 at 12:30pm

One event on July 21, 2018 at 12:30pm

Want to build a sustainable career in the music industry?

QMusic’s Industry Connect program is designed to help musicians and workers get the knowledge, relationships and opportunities they need to succeed!

Industry Connect provides showcase opportunities throughout the year for musicians within the program, while travel grants can help to bring you to BIGSOUND in September 2018.

Find out more
July 2018

QMusic Industry Connect 2018

July 21, 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on May 19, 2018 at 12:30pm

One event on June 2, 2018 at 12:30pm

One event on June 16, 2018 at 12:30pm

One event on July 21, 2018 at 12:30pm

Want to build a sustainable career in the music industry?

QMusic’s Industry Connect program is designed to help musicians and workers get the knowledge, relationships and opportunities they need to succeed!

Industry Connect provides showcase opportunities throughout the year for musicians within the program, while travel grants can help to bring you to BIGSOUND in September 2018.

Find out more