UQ Marine Biodiversity Roadshow

a boy looks at small shark jawsVisit the shores of Moreton Bay for a guided exploration of marine habitats and biodiversity.

This biannual event is held in spring and autumn. It features activities and information that focus on habitats and organisms living in the bay, including:

  • guided shore and intertidal walks led by UQ researchers
  • displays of shark jaws, turtle and coral skeletons, and microscopic creatures
  • citizen science projects in Moreton Bay, including CoralWatch and Reef Check
  • recordings of dolphins, snapping shrimp and singing fish.

All activities are free, family friendly and suitable for all ages.

To find out more, email marine@uq.edu.au.


UQ Marine Science Experience Day

a marine science tutor delivers a presentationFuture students, teachers and interested members of the public can experience a day in the life of a marine science student at the UQ Marine Science Experience Day.

The annual event includes an interactive lecture, hands-on lab activities, and a discussion about careers and UQ study programs.

To find out more, email enquire@science.uq.edu.au.


Moreton Bay Research Station Open Day

a girl inspects a seahorse in a jar

Every year, UQ’s Moreton Island Research Station opens its doors to the public for open day.

Meet UQ researchers, students and station staff, and learn how their efforts are helping to understand and preserve local marine and terrestrial environments. 

Activities include research talks, equipment demonstrations, cruises, traditional knowledge sharing walks and art workshops.

Visit Moreton Bay Research Station for Open Day