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BRUNY ISLAND MARINE DEBRIS CLEAN UP

South

25 May 2019

Plastic in our ocean increases by 8 million tonnes each year! This durable debris has the potential to entangle, or be ingested by fish, mammals and birds and leach toxic compounds into the ecosystem. Let’s…

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Jane Franklin – the Real Founder of the Royal Society of Tasmania

North

26 May 2019

Various people have desired to gain kudos from establishing themselves as the founder of the Royal Society of Tasmania, notably Governor Eardley Wilmot. Alison will argue that Jane Franklin was the real founder, though as…

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Botanic Gardens Day Australia and New Zealand 2019

South

26 May 2019

Celebrate the beauty of nature with a day out at the Gardens.

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Talk

Light, Body Clocks and Sleep: Science to health

South

29 May 2019

Professor Russell Foster, CBE, FRSB, FMedSci, FRS, Director, Sleep and Circadian Neuroscience Institute, Head Nuffield Laboratory of Ophthalmology, University of Oxford will be giving a public lecture at MSP on Wednesday 29 May 2019. About…

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Frozen and thriving: The surprising abundance of life in sea ice

South

30 May 2019

Want to learn more about how organisms survive in sea ice and about the ecology of ice-covered oceans? Dr Klaus Meiners, a researcher with the Australian Antarctic Division and ACE CRC, will talk about bugs…

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Trauma Tasmania 2019

South

1 June 2019

In its third successful year, Trauma Tasmania Symposium will look at the health response to multi-casualty events. Speakers from Australia and around the world will use their expertise, reflect on their experience, examine the evidence,…

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Science in the Pub: Marine Predators

South

6 June 2019

At this month’s science in the pub, local researchers explore marine predators – seals, elephant seals and reef sharks – how we study them and what they are teaching us about evolution, ecology and our…

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Film

SCINEMA International Science Film Festival

South

13 June 2019

The largest science-based film festival in the Southern Hemisphere is coming to Hobart, and you may never be quite the same again. The SCINEMA International Science Film Festival is an amazing two-hour viewing experience, bringing…

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Festival

TastroFest

North West

1 August 2019 - 3 August 2019

Tasmania has some of the cleanest and clearest skies in the world.  It just stands to reason that we celebrate our location with a festival of astronomy. Spanning the 40th to the 44th parallel, Tasmania…

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Festival

National Science Week

Statewide

1 August 2019 - 31 August 2019

All across Tasmania, we celebrate National Science Week every August. Technically it’s 10-18 August but we just can’t contain all the events on the Apple Isle in just one week. So welcome to Science Month!…

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