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Baby Love: 21 Red Handfish Hatched in Successful Conservation Breeding Program

29 November 2023

Twenty-one red handfish hatchlings have arrived in the second ever conservation breeding event in captivity – and it’s an essential part of protecting this critically endangered species from extinction. “Despite being a small clutch, this…
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Marine Biotoxin Research Helping to Safeguard Tasmanian Sea Urchin Fisheries

28 November 2023

Researchers have determined the likelihood of Tasmanian sea urchins accumulating paralytic shellfish toxins (PST) in their roe during blooms of the microalgae Alexandrium catenella and Gymnodinium catenatum. This new research will help tailor Tasmanian urchin…
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Recreational Rock Lobster and Abalone Catches Informing Managment

28 November 2023

The latest Tasmanian Recreational Rock Lobster and Abalone Fisheries Assessment report has been released, which involved surveying almost 450 licensed rock lobster and abalone fishers about their catches between November 2022 and April 2023. This…
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Helping to Mitigate Climate Change Impacts for Tasmania’s Wine Industry

27 November 2023

Wine grapes that are exposed to smoke can be left with undesirable sensory characteristics that may leave them unsuitable for wine making. As the state prepares for bushfire season, important research is underway to identify…
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Joining Forces for Sand Flathead Recovery in Tasmania

27 November 2023

World-leading fisheries science, governments and the recreational fishing sector in Tasmania have joined forces to fill the scientific knowledge gaps about Sand Flathead’s biology, movement and growth, to recover this much-loved species for future generations…
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Unis Establish National Air Quality and Pollen Service

27 November 2023

The University of Melbourne and the University of Tasmania today announced their investment into the newly established start-up “AirHealth”, the first integrated, Australia-wide service that will provide access to real time, location specific air quality…
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From Building Waste to Wildlife Sanctuary: IMAS Donation to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary Sees Sustainability in Action

27 November 2023

The Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) has worked with Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary on a sustainable solution for repurposing the materials being removed ahead of a proposed upgrade to the world-class fisheries and aquaculture…
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How Do You Connect With Nature?

24 November 2023

A national initiative to collect stories about how each of us connects with nature has kicked off in Hobart, as researchers seek to understand how we can encourage more positive relationships with the environment around…
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New Analytical Chemistry Training Centre ‘HyTECH’ Launches in Tasmania

24 November 2023

A new centre for cutting-edge research and post-graduate training in the field of separation science has launched in Hobart, in a move that connects the University of Tasmania’s world-leading analytical chemistry research group with renowned…
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Winners of the 2023 Tasmanian STEM Excellence Awards

17 November 2023

The winners of the 2023 Tasmanian STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Excellence Awards were announced this week at a celebratory event at a ceremony at the University Club in Hobart. Congratulations to all winners for…
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Adult Future Shapers

13 November 2023

CSIRO Education are calling for people who support young people to be recognised as “Adult Future Shapers”.   Design your own prize to help you or your community go further with STEM. Choose a custom resource…
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Register Your School’s Interest in the 2024 Kids In Space Education Program

13 November 2023

The 2023 Kids in Space program with the Australian Space Agency and The Andy Thomas Space Foundation for 10,000 students, hundreds of teachers and 70+ schools across Australia has been a resounding success.  Kids in Space is a sponsored…
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