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Sea Forest: Tasmanian Business Named in Fast Company World’s Most Innovative Companies of 2024 List

25 March 2024

Tasmanian seaweed cultivation business, Sea Forest, has been named one of the planet’s most innovative companies. Founded by Sam Elsom, the business has operations at Triabunna and Swansea and cultivates the native red Australian seaweed…
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Tasmanian Science Week Grant Round Closing 8 April!

22 March 2024

Do you have a great idea for an event to run as part of Tasmania’s National Science Week? Apply for a  Tasmanian Science Week Grant before 8 April! Two types of grants are available for…
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Marine Zooplankton Bring Global Meeting to Hobart

18 March 2024

More than 340 scientists from 38 countries gather in Hobart next week for a major international conference about marine zooplankton, the most abundant and diverse ‘eco-influencers’ on the planet. As the estimated 28,000 species of…
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Developing an Urban Forest Strategy for the City of Launceston

15 March 2024

In response to the increasing severity of heatwaves in Australia and their disproportionate impact on vulnerable populations, the City of Launceston mandated the creation of an Urban Forest Strategy. The strategy aimed to guide Launceston…
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Science Week 2024: School Grants

15 March 2024

Science Week 2024 The school theme for National Science Week in 2024 is Species Survival – More than just sustainability. The theme aims to highlight the importance of science and innovation in ensuring the survival and…
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Tree Canopy Mapping in the City of Hobart

15 March 2024

In our collaboration with the City of Hobart, Geoneon developed a deep-learning model to map the urban tree canopy, utilising high-resolution satellite imagery. Our analysis compared urban canopy data from 2017 and 2022, delivering crucial…
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Where? Where? Wedgie!

15 March 2024

Decades ago, there were estimated to be as few as 1000–1500 Tasmanian wedge-tailed eagles remaining. There’s since been a lot of efforts to reduce human impacts on these birds, but we don’t know if these…
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2024 Young Tall Poppy Awards

12 March 2024

The annual Young Tall Poppy science awards recognise and celebrate the achievements of Australian scientists. Become a 2024 Young Tall Poppy to be recognised for your intellectual and scientific excellenceand further engage in activities to promote…
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Ocean Detectives Return with Climate Clues

12 March 2024

The longest science voyage by CSIRO research vessel RV Investigator has returned to Australia with one of the most comprehensive datasets ever collected in the Southern Ocean. Over 60 days and 12,000 kilometres, the voyage…
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Decade of Recovery for Rock Lobster Stock off Tasmania’s East Coast

12 March 2024

Southern rock lobster stock off Tasmania’s east coast is recovering well thanks to management actions introduced in 2013 through the State Government’s East Coast Stock Rebuilding Strategy. These actions were based on IMAS stock modelling…
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Australian Academy of Science – Awards and Funding Opportunities

5 March 2024

Nominations close 1 May 2024 for academic honorific awards! The Australian Academy of Science offers two types of opportunities for scientists. Our honorific awards recognise outstanding contributions to the advancement of science across the career spectrum. Our…
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Nominate a Future Shaper

28 February 2024

Young Future Shapers are in Years 5-10 and get a personalised success plan, invites to virtual events and the choice of: A mind-blowing STEM Camp; An epic local STEM adventure; or An awesome prize pack…
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