8-10 November at the State Theatre Centre of Western Australia

A writers' festival dedicated to science, creativity and wonder

First events announced and on sale now



How cool is the Virtual Plant Cell!

Across the Festival weekend, Quantum Words Perth will be hosting an on-site demonstration of the ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Energy Biology’s  Virtual Plant Cell. This is a unique ...


Have you checked out our list of speakers lately?

In the past week we’ve been busy confirming even more amazing speakers who will be joining us for the full program of Quantum Words Perth events – including Dr Joëlle ...


QWP welcomes two new event partners!

Quantum Words Perth has attracted the support of a number of government and community partners for which we are extremely grateful. Earlier this week we we’re thrilled to be advised ...




Finding Our Humanity

November 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

A small population biologist, conservationist and world-renowned orangutan expert, Leif Cocks, has an almost 30-year career working with orangutans. Leif is also the author of the books Orangutans and their …


Cool Jobs # 1 with Jo Chandler

November 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Jo Chandler is an award-winning Australian journalist, author, editor, and educator who has filed news and features from assignments across Africa, Papua New Guinea, rural and remote Australia, Antarctica and …


Cool Jobs # 2 with Leif Cocks, Natasha Hurley-Walker & Karina Price

November 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The future of work is changing and the potentials of STEM careers are expanding. In this session, three leading science professionals with cool jobs in the fields of astronomy, conservation, …

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