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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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National Science Week national grant round open now

2 November 2023

Grants are now open for National Science Week 2024. The National Science Week Grants 2024 provide individuals and organisations with $2,000 to $20,000 to support the delivery of science engagement activities during National Science Week…
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2 biggest threats to wombats revealed in new data gathered by citizen scientists

28 October 2023

Launched in 2015, WomSAT (Wombat Survey and Analysis Tool) is a citizen science project and website that allows “wombat warriors” to report sightings of wombats, their burrows, and even their cube-shaped poops. The project initially aimed to uncover…
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Pils of Wisdom Scholarship

28 October 2023

Science Made Beerable Inc. is offering one scholarship to someone in the brewing or related industry, to further their education in brewing science. At this year’s ExBEERimental Science event, Shambles Brewery, Range Brewing and Molly Rose Brewing brewed a science-inspired…
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Royal Society of Tasmania 2023 Medal Winners announced

22 October 2023

The RST Council recently awarded the two medals on offer this year, namely the MR Banks Medal and the RM Johnston Memorial Medal. MR Banks Medal The MR Banks Medal was established in 1997 and…
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Friends of Bass Strait Islands – Restoring seabird habitat by removing woody weeds

22 October 2023

With the support of a birdlife Australia Community Grant, Friends of Bass Strait Islands have just completed a project that forms a critical part of the long-term African boxthorn removal strategy that has been in…
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Agricultural science students share research

22 October 2023

From supplying the Tasmanian whisky industry with oak barrels to mechanical pollination in onion seed crops, honours students presented a diverse range of research at the Bachelor of Agricultural Science Honours Seminar in Hobart on…
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Morrisby’s gum tree migration project aiming to save endangered Tasmanian species of eucalypt

22 October 2023

The Morrisby gum, or eucalyptus morrisbyi, is one of the rarest eucalypts in Australia and a few years back, one of the main populations of that species suffered this catastrophic decline. Rising temperatures, drying soils…
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Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science

22 October 2023

The Prime Minister and the Minister for Industry and Science announced the 2023 prize recipients on 16 October 2023 at the Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science Dinner in Canberra. The prizes acknowledge the achievements and…
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