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TMAG Up Late! (ages 10-16)

South

15 April 2021

Come for an evening at the Museum, of torch light gallery tours, photo booth selfies, a silent disco, live courtyard music, yummy snacks and a performance of RETREAT. TMAG after dark comes alive for this…

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Kids

Coding and Robotics Workshop

South

14 April 2021

Join Kingborough Robotics for a coding and robotics workshop. Suitable for beginners and experienced participants. Ozobot, Dash and Lego Mindstorms EV3. Ages 10 – 17. Free.

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Kids

Bat Walk

South

14 April 2021

A night time guided nature walk to introduce you to the wonderful world of Tassie microbats. Track nature using your smartphone, turn bat sonars into audible sound and discover other secrets of nature. Ages 10…

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Kids

The MakeIt Place @ QVMAG

North

12 April 2021 - 13 April 2021

Back by popular demand, the Make it Place is happening during the school holidays at the Museum at Inveresk. Have fun creating rockets, bridges, animals, cars and more. Use craft materials and your imagination to make…

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Talk

Royal Society: Tales of Evolution from the Mouths of Plants

South

11 April 2021

The Royal Society of Tasmania 2020 presents the Peter Smith Medal Lecture, by medal winner Dr Frances Sussmilch. Plants need to hydrate! They don’t have timers on their phones telling them when to take a…

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Science in the Pub: Fermentation

South

1 April 2021

#scipubfermentation – Join local scientists at the Black Buffalo Hotel to talk about the science of beer! Panellists Kelsey Picard and Matthew Fielding – Science Made Beer-able Dipon Sarkar – Food Microbiologist and Sourdough Enthusiast Harriet Walker – Wine Scientist  

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Talk

Royal Society: Global and Australian perspectives for Covid-19 vaccine rollout

North

28 March 2021

Professor Katie Flanagan, Infectious Diseases Specialist and Clinical Professor at the University of Tasmania, will discuss the platform technologies being used to design COVID-19 vaccines, candidates in preclinical and clinical trials and phase 3 trial…

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Talk

Ocean Decade Australia – What does Success look like?

Online

25 March 2021

Australians have a deep connection to the ocean. As an island nation on the blue planet, it is no surprise that there are hundreds of organisations, institutions, communities and individuals invested in using, valuing, managing…

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Talk

Royal Society: Using engagement to tackle future challenges

South

17 March 2021

The Royal Society of Tasmania invites you to attend this lecture by Dr Jess Melbourne-Thomas, Tasmanian Australian of the Year 2020. The future of the Earth and its global population holds significant challenges, particularly with…

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Webinar

Young Tall Poppy info session (TAS)

Statewide

11 March 2021

The annual Young Tall Poppy Science Awards were created to recognise and celebrate the achievements of Australian scientists. Recipients of the Young Tall Poppy Science Awards (referred to as ‘Tall Poppies’) promote interest in science…

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Kids

Robot Workshop with Professor Wiggle

South

11 March 2021 - 17 April 2021

Come along and make your very own upcycled robot! Join Professor Wiggle (aka Michael Auden) for this fun workshop making your very own robot with upcycled parts. Professor Wiggle will show you how to put…

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That’s What I Call Science! International Women’s Day Panel Discussion

Statewide

9 March 2021

Join Niamh Chapman and Mibu Fischer for the panel discussion ‘Systemic Barriers to Equity and What We Can Do About It’ with Professor Madhu Bhaskaran, Dr Emma Burrows and Dr Annabelle Newton from Women in…

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