Science of Learning Research Centre (SLRC) Symposium

-The Science of Learning: An Evidence Base to Education in the 21st Century-


November 1-2, 2019

The University of Queensland, St Lucia Campus

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You are cordially invited to participate in the 2019 Science of Learning Research Centre (SLRC) Symposium to be held at The University of Queensland, Brisbane Australia, St Lucia Campus from 1 ​November 1-2, 2019.

The Science of Learning Research Centre is a Special Research Initiative of the Australian Research Council. In the Centre, researchers in education, neuroscience and cognitive psychology are working together with teachers to understand the learning process.

​November 1-2, 2019

Queensland Brain Institute, Building (79), The University of Queensland, St Lucia Campus

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The Science of Learning Research Centre is bringing together neuroscientists, psychologists and educational researchers for a two-day symposium at the Queensland Brain Institute.

Hosted by the Science of Learning Research Centre

Download Program

The draft program is now available and a final version of the program will be published closer to the event date. If you have any queries in the meantime please contact the SLRC Admin Team, at

Important Dates & Registration

Regular Registration: FREE

Registration closes Sunday 27th October

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** If you can no longer attend the symposium, please let the admin team know by emailing Registrations are limited.

Science of Learning Research Centre (SLRC) Symposium

Friday November 1

Full day symposium & networking dinner

Saturday November 2

Full day symposium

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Getting to QBI

The Queensland Brain Institute is located within the University of Queensland (St Lucia) on Upland Road

If you are unfamiliar with the St Lucia Campus, Apple and Android app, UQ NAV, can assist with directions. Please click here to download


A map of the available parking at UQ is located here. All parking within the UQ campus is paid, to view casual parking rates please click here.

As parking is limited we suggest, if possible, catching alternative transport, please note Chancellors Place is the closest bus stop to QBI.

Parking regulations

Parking regulations apply 24 hours a day, 365 days a year:

  • Paid parking applies from 7am until 9pm Monday to Friday, including semester breaks and mid-semester breaks.
  • Paid parking does not apply on weekends, public holidays, or from Christmas Day to New Year's Day (25 December to 1 January).


There are many options for accommodation nearby to The University of Queensland.​

UQ Colleges

There are several residential colleges on the UQ campus that are a short walk from QBI.  They are available during semester breaks, and some of them also offer short term accommodation during semester time.  Please contact the individual UQ colleges for more information. 


The UQ St Lucia campus is 7km from Brisbane CBD. Suburbs surrounding St Lucia include Indooroopilly, Toowong and Taringa, where there are the following hotels: