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QUT STEMFEST brings together our expertise and innovations in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). QUT STEMFEST aims to encourage an interest in STEM among the general public and young people and provides opportunities and foster partnerships between the community, research organisations and industry.


Join us for a month of public, student and industry activities, to celebrate National ICT, Literacy and Numeracy, Engineering and Science Weeks.  The annual festival offers opportunities for all ages to get involved. QUT STEMFEST is on 30 July – 2 September 2018.

World Science Festival Brisbane

We're proud to be an academic partner of the World Science Festival Brisbane with the Queensland Museum. This is a great opportunity to explore science and innovation, through a program of talks by the world’s greatest researchers, hands-on workshops, exhibitions and family events. The World Science Festival Brisbane is on 20–24 March 2019.

15th October 2018

Would you put this in your mouth? Looks can be deceiving...

It looks a bit grubby, but a lot of us safely put this in our mouth.

27th September 2018

School’s out. STEM Camp’s in!

160 students. 5 days. 10 real world problems to help solve.

17th September 2018

Model bridge researcher earns PhD

It took eight years of dedicated research into the structural health of bridges – and building the world’s most complex model of a truss bridge – to earn QUT engineering lecturer Dr Craig Cowled his PhD this year.

17th September 2018

Start QUT for free while you’re still at high school

When Jarod Lam started attending lectures at QUT, he was still heading off to high school every day.

31st August 2018

Citizen science project scores results for Queensland students

A QUT coral reef researcher, who has been working with high school students to undertake novel marine research in their classroom, is investigating whether the teenagers have made their own, new scientific discovery.

31st August 2018

Robot reef protector sees a new way to check Great Barrier Reef health

An underwater drone that can keep watch on reef health and accurately identify and inject the devastating crown-of-thorns starfish is ready to be put to the test on the Great Barrier Reef, as a result of a collaboration between QUT, Google and the Great Barrier Reef Foundation.

21st November 2018

5th International STEM in Education Conference

Join us for the 5th International STEM in Education Conference from 21-23 November 2018 at QUT in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

14th September 2018

STEM skills on show at Moreton Bay STEM Fest

Over 100 students from high schools in the Moreton Bay region impressed judges with their change making ideas and projects at the annual Moreton Bay STEM Fest held last week.

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