A new and growing field that explores whether many biological processes depend on uniquely quantum processes to work. Under particular scrutiny at the moment are photosynthesis, smell and the navigation of migratory birds.
Event dates: 25-28 February 2017
ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sands is a major cultural institution in Singapore that explores the intersection between art, science, technology and culture. An iconic presence along the Marina Bay waterfront, the museum presents exhibitions and programmes to deliver stories about art and science using a combination of intellectual discussion, education, beautiful design, and intriguing interactive content. Since its opening in 2011, ArtScience Museum has staged large-scale exhibitions by some of the world’s major artists, including Leonardo da Vinci, Salvador Dalí, Andy Warhol and Vincent Van Gogh, as well as exhibitions on physics, paleontology, biology and other scientific topics.
Event date: 17 March 2017
Glasgow Science Centre is a five-star visitor attraction that presents science and technology concepts in unique and inspiring ways. Its Science Mall is home to hundreds of interactive exhibits, including two major exhibitions exploring health & wellbeing and energy. The Centre is also home to a fulldome digital planetarium, the revolutionary Glasgow Tower and the largest cinema screen in Scotland.
As an educational charity, Glasgow Science Centre provides a curriculum-aligned education programme to more than 100,000 Scottish schoolchildren each year. In the last financial year, nearly 77,000 pupils from nursery to Advanced Higher pupils visited the Centre and 35,000 pupils experienced the Centre’s On Tour programme in their own classrooms.
The Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art in Brisbane, Australia will host a screening organised in collaboration with the Centre for Engineered Quantum Systems (EQuS), an Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence.
Event date: 24 March 2017
The Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) is a single institution located across two adjacent river-side buildings in the Cultural Precinct at Brisbane's South Bank. Its vision is to be the leading institution for the contemporary art of Australia, Asia and the Pacific.
QAGOMA holds a Collection of over 17,000 works of historical, modern and contemporary art, and stages a dynamic program of Australian and international exhibitions. It is home to the Children's Art Centre which collaborates on interactive artworks with leading artists from around the world, and the Australian Cinémathèque, the only dedicated cinema facility in an Australian art museum.
Event date: tbc
Science World at TELUS World of Science is a charitable organization that engages British Columbians in science and inspires future science and technology leadership throughout their province. As a science centre, it hosts hands-on, interactive displays, inspirational feature exhibitions and awesome live science shows. Science World at TELUS World of Science is also home to the largest OMNIMAX® Theatre in the world.
In addition to their Vancouver-based facility, they offer outreach programs, teen and adult evenings, special presentations and resources for both teachers and parents.