The Centre for Marine Science supports and hosts a number of events throughout the year. Find out about upcoming events below.

Market Day

26 July 2017, 10am-2pm, Near fountain in Union courtyard - look for the marquee covered with marine life!

Come visit our Market Day stall to learn about marine@UQ, our activities, courses, people and try your hand at our trivia quiz!

UQMBRS Marine Mammal Forum

31 July 2017, 9am-3pm Moreton Bay Research Station in Dunwich, North Stradbroke Island 

Part of the Yura Yalingbila - Welcome the Whales festival on North Stradbroke Island, the Forum will include presentations by Traditional Owners and scientists about the Yalinbila (whales), Buwangun (dolphins) and Yungun (dugongs) found in the region. Open to the public, no registration required. Download the full schedule.

Joint AMSA-CMS Networking Breakfast for RHD students

4 August 2017, 7am-10am Sir Llew Edward Bldg, Terrace Room, St Lucia campus

Focusing on non-academic careers with opportunity to have small group discussions with marine graduates now working in government, consulting, education, NGOs and other alternative careers. Registrations open now.

Life Beneath the Bay/BrisScience

14 August 2017, 6pm-8pm The Edge, State Library, South Brisbane

Professor John Pandolfi (UQ), Associate Professor Ian Tibbetts (UQ), Dr Tim Stevens (Griffith University) and educator Tim Roe (Moreton Bay Environmental Education Centre) will introduce you to some of the less well-known habitats and creatures found in Moreton Bay, describe how the Bay is being used to enhance science education for local students and discuss the groups working to protect this valuable resource. Co-presented by BrisScience.  Registrations open soon.

Sustainability Week

21-25 August 2017, UQ Campuses

Check out the full schedule of events.

Screening of Plastic Ocean followed by talk by Dr Kathy Townsend

22 August 2017, 5pm-7pm Global Change Institute, Room 273, St Lucia campus

Join us to hear first hand from UQ's Dr Kathy Townsend about the impact of plastics on marine life. Dr Townsend is located at UQ's Moreton Bay Research Station, specialising in human impacts on the marine environment. Chill out with pizza and friends while watching the film: Plastic Ocean. Hear from passionate scientists, ocean activists and adventurers on a mission to investigate the consequences of plastics for our oceans. This film provides real-world solutions for our disposable culture. Registrations open soon.

Riverbank clean up/tree planting

24 August 2017, 9.30am, Riverbank, northern side of City Cat Ferry terminal, St Lucia campus

Riverbank restoration, clean up and tree planting at St Lucia Campus. Join us for this riverbank clean up, restoration and the opportunity to plant a visible legacy at UQ. All welcome! Register now

Biodiversity Roadshow

14 October 2017, 11am-2pm, Redcliffe foreshore 

Join us on the beautiful Redcliffe shore for our 2nd Biodiversity Roadshow where we will introduce you to the diverse, sometimes cryptic organisms that make up this part of Moreton Bay. Guided walks, touch tanks, microscopes, trivia quizzes, activities for the little ones and more will be available. More information and registration for guided walks will be available soon.