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Luminary lectures at the library

Luminary lectures

'Luminary lectures at the library' is a lecture series presented by academics across a range of interesting fields, that aims to connect our wider Gold Coast community with cutting edge research and information from the world of academia.

Our free monthly lectures and discussions will be facilitated by academics and experts in their fields, and will cover a diverse range of content from the sciences, digital art, health sciences, engineering and more.

Come along, learn and connect with those who share similar interests and enjoy a lecture in a relaxed library environment. Whether you are a student, or just have a general interest in the topic, there will be something for everyone.


A vibrant green tree python wrapped around a tree branch

February - What does it take to be a venomologist?

Ever wondered what it's like to not only be a scientist, but a venomologist? Join Jordan Debono, a passionate researcher and science communicator as she describes how she works with venomous snakes every day in an attempt to combat various blood clotting disorders.

Presented by Jordan Debono - Zoologist and Venom Research PhD Student, University of Queensland.

Wednesday 6 February 2019, 6.30pm to 7.30pm at our Helensvale Library.

Book online now to secure your free ticket to this event.


Aerial view of coastline

March - Coastal ecology and the effect of human settlement

Presented by Dr Daryl McPhee - Associate Professor of Environmental Science, Bond University

Wednesday 13 March 2019, 6.30pm to 7.30pm at Burleigh Waters Library.

Bookings to open soon.

Calendar of events

Check out our Calendar of events for more information about upcoming lectures.