Science Festival is a week-long celebration of scientific knowledge, innovation and progress with a series of free events and activities for both students and the public.
From public lectures, expert-led masterclasses, panel discussions, games and activities, the festival has something for everyone. This year’s theme put a spotlight on discovery – what has science discovered so far and what will it uncover next. Find out how these scientific discoveries have changed our world and what the future of scientific exploration could look like.
Missed out on a Science Festival event?
Or just want to relive the excitement? We've recorded a selection for you to watch in your own time. Now pass me the popcorn!
- Hear from a series of experts as they highlight the weird and wonderful world of science with our recorded 2022 Masterclass series.
- Learn about the discoveries that changed our world with Dr
Suzie Sheehy. Catch up on the recording here.
- Listen to a panel of experts tackle the topic of Australia’s space technology and the University's SpIRIT Satellite Mission.
About Science Festival
The University of Melbourne Science Festival is hosted by the Faculty of Science as part of National Science Week. Now in its eighth year, the Festival is our chance to showcase the latest in research from across the whole University. Check out some highlights from last year's program.
Science Festival Program Coordinator