We host public events periodically, including lectures, workshops, symposiums and activities for schoolchildren. UQ students and staff, and members of the wider community are welcome to attend.

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Year 12 Research Investigation Webinar 3

1 June 2022 4:00pm5:00pm
Observe the first part of report writing in action.
students in front of laptops

Year 12 Research Investigation Webinar 4

2 June 2022 4:00pm5:00pm
Observe the second part of report writing in action.
Dragonfly

Experience Entomology Webinar

2 June 2022 6:00pm6:45pm
Domestic and international students are invited to hear about studying entomology at the undergraduate level at UQ.
White kangaroo

Experience Zoology and Conservation Biology Webinar

9 June 2022 6:00pm6:45pm
Domestic and international students are invited to hear more about studying zoology, ecology and conservation biology at the undergraduate level at UQ. Registrations to be announced.
Sea Urchin

Experience Marine Biology Webinar

16 June 2022 6:00pm6:45pm
Domestic and international students are invited to hear more about studying marine biology at the undergraduate level at UQ. Registrations to be announced.
Bee on flower

Year 11 Queensland Biology Winter School

27 June 2022 9:00am28 June 2022 5:00pm
Students commencing Year 11 in 2022 and studying senior biology are invited to apply for the UQ Queensland Biology Winter School (11QBWS).
Bower bird

Year 12 Queensland Biology Winter School

4 July 2022 9:00am5 July 2022 5:00pm
Students commencing Year 12 in 2022 and studying senior biology are invited to apply for the UQ Queensland Biology Winter School (12QBWS).

Experience Genetics (individuals)

8 July 2022 9:00am2:30pm
Year 12 biology students are encouraged to register to attend if you are not coming with your school in Term 3 Week 1. Registrations to be announced.
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Experience Genetics (school groups only)

11 July 2022 9:00am19 July 2022 2:00pm
Complete practicals on DNA recombination, extraction, amplification and analysis, and consolidate your learning with a quiz. Registrations to be announced.
Close-Up Photo of Person Holding Sand - Photo by Krisp Cut from Pexels

Modifying the soil biological community to improve soil health

22 July 2022 9:00am4:00pm
The complexity of the soil food web; interactions between soil organisms; the role of soil organisms in maintaining plant and soil health

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Women writting on notepad

IA3 Best Practice for Senior Biology Teachers

18 May 2022 4:15pm6:00pm
Tips and tricks to improve scientific literacy and writing in the context of the Research Investigation, useful for new and returning teachers who implement senior sciences. Attend online.
students in front of laptops

Year 12 Research Investigation Webinar 2

4 May 2022 4:00pm5:00pm
How to search for primary literature effectively, then how to read a paper efficiently.
students in front of laptops

Year 12 Research Investigation Webinar 1

27 April 2022 4:00pm5:00pm
How to plan your writing, focusing on developing a research question from a research claim.
Students in lecture

Data are Fun?! for Senior Science Teachers

22 April 2022 9:45am2:30pm
Best practice in data processing, analysis, and report preparation, useful for new and returning teachers who implement senior sciences. You can attend in person or online.
Students out in the field

Biology Day for Scientific Technicians

21 April 2022 9:45am4:45pm
Join scientific technicians around the state for a biology-focussed professional development day, including aseptic technique, enzymatic reactions, plant biology experiments and field ecological surveying techniques.
Students in laboratory

Year 12 Unit 3 Study Day (April 12)

12 April 2022 9:30am2:00pm
Year 12 biology students can register to participate in lectures, workshops and study groups to consolidate Unit 3 learning online. Registration to be announced.
Students in laboratory

Year 12 Biology Unit 3 Study Day (April 5)

5 April 2022 9:30am2:00pm
Year 12 biology students can register to participate in lectures, workshops and study groups to consolidate Unit 3 learning online. Registration to be announced.
Students in lecture

Data are Fun?! for Senior Science Teachers

25 March 2022 9:45am2:30pm
Best practice in data processing, analysis, and report preparation, useful for new and returning teachers who implement senior sciences. You can attend in person or online.

Queensland Biology Summer School

18 January 2022 9:00am20 January 2022 5:00pm
The inaugural multi-day UQ Queensland Biology Summer School (QBSS) will provide you with a deep dive into contemporary topics in ecology, conservation biology, plant science, and zoology.
Native bees on flower

Native Bee Identification, Ecology and Beekeeping (1/2 day workshops)

5 December 2021 9:30am2:00pm
An in-depth, hands-on workshop on the diversity, biology, husbandry and conservation of Australian native bees. Learn laboratory skills in native bee identification, and see first-hand the whimsical world inside a live native stingless bee hive and taste their honey!
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UQ-STAQ Senior Biology Day

26 November 2021 9:00am4:00pm
Join teachers around the state for our annual senior biology professional development day. This year, you can attend in person or online.
Bees on flower

An evening with Native Bees (twilight session)

21 October 2021 4:30pm6:30pm
An introductory workshop on the lives and diversity of Australian native bees for anyone interested in pollination ecology or sustainable gardening.
Bees on flower

An evening with Native Bees (twilight session)

7 October 2021 4:30pm6:30pm
An introductory workshop on the lives and diversity of Australian native bees for anyone interested in pollination ecology or sustainable gardening.
Whale diving

Experience Marine Biology

2 October 2021 10:00am11:30am
Attend class as if you are at university, and learn about a diverse range of potential careers in marine biology, and coastal and ocean science.
Cockatoo Red-Tailed Cockatoo Calyptorhynchus Banksii

Experience Zoology and Conservation Biology

25 September 2021 10:00am11:30am
Attend class as if you are at university, and learn about a diverse range of potential careers in zoology, ecology and conservation biology.
Students in laboratory

Five-day intensive bee identification workshop

Cancelled
4 December 2020 9:00am
This workshop is primarily an identification course, teaching participants to identify Australian bee specimens to Family and Genus, with the option of gaining experience in the use of species-level keys.

BrisScience: The science of stingless bees

15 June 2020 6:30pm7:15pm
This lecture will take you into the secret lives of stingless bees, both Australian and overseas species, and introduce you to Meliponiculture - the keeping and management of stingless bees.
Bees on flower

Half-day bee identification workshop

8 December 2019 9:00am1:00pm
In this workshop, you will be introduced to Australian bee diversity and anatomy and provided with the skills needed to navigate bee identification keys.