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Promote your National Science Week Event

17 April 2024

Please submit your event’s details for promotions and publication in the Tasmanian Science Week printed program by filling out the form below by 1 June 2024
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Fisher Insights to Help Shape Sand Flathead Stock Recovery

9 April 2024

Valuable information to help support the rebuild of Sand flathead stocks has been revealed through surveys of 1,500 Tasmania’s recreational flathead fishers on their views on stock status and management. “We found the majority of…
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FameLab Australia 2024 Application Deadline Extended

8 April 2024

FameLab Australia 2024 Application Deadline has been extended to the 14th of April. About FameLab:FameLab is the largest public-facing science communication training program and competition in the world. The Foundation for the WA Museum is…
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Swift Parrot Still in Peril, Despite Revised Numbers of Surviving Birds Due to New Counting Method

26 March 2024

While a new method of counting has resulted in the estimates of an endangered bird species being revised upwards, researchers say it in no way means the threat of extinction has lessened for the swift…
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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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