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Aussie Backyard Bird Count

Statewide

19 October 2020 - 25 February 2020

The Aussie Backyard Bird Count is an activity for all-ages that involves observing and counting the birds that live near you – whether that’s in your garden, the local park, a beach or even your…

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Talk

Street Smart: How cities are reshaping their streets in response to COVID-19

Statewide

16 September 2020

An expert panel discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed our relationship to city streets and public places. Presenters: Skye Duncan, Director, Global Designing Cities Initiative Councillor Anna Reynolds, Lord Mayor of Hobart Stacey Pennicott,…

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Lecture

Space Battery Design – It’s Not Just a Battery

Statewide

16 September 2020

The application of battery technology to space applications necessitates a multi-disciplinary approach to battery design development, to optimize power and electrical performance requirements with the challenging mechanical and thermal environments of space. This presentation will…

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Conference

Tasmanian Health Conference 2020

South

12 September 2020

The ninth Tasmanian Health Conference 2020 aims to discuss what is being done to improve public health policies and practices, how to strengthen the health system making it resilient to climate risks, provide an update…

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Conference

Connect 4 STEM in Action conference – POSTPONED TO 2021

South

10 September 2020 - 12 September 2020

This event has been postponed until 2021. Three days of opportunities for STEM Educators in Tasmania. Early Years Educators Day 10 Sept 9am-4pm Sustainability Learning Centre, Mt Nelson STEM Forum 10 Sept 4.30pm Venue TBC…

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Talk

Devil in the Detail: Tassie’s threatened species

Statewide

7 September 2020

National Threatened Species Day commemorates the death of the last known thylacine, or Tasmanian tiger, in 1936. A panel of our top researchers will come together to discuss endangered Tasmanian devils, wedge-tailed eagles and the…

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Talk

Royal Society September Lecture – Tasmania’s highland ecosystems

Statewide

6 September 2020

Tasmania’s high altitude, treeless landscape is a complex ecosystem that could be at risk in future if the climate continues to warm. Hear the winner of the Royal Society of Tasmania’s Clive Lord Medal 2019,…

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Cosmic Relief Live Webinar: The Volcanic Solar System

Statewide

27 August 2020

COSMIC RELIEF Live Webinars with Fred Watson. In some parts of the world, volcanoes are an important part of everyday life. In space, too, they are more common than you might imagine. In this informative…

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Festival

TastroFest Online

North West

15 August 2020 - 23 August 2020

TastroFest heads online in 2020! There’s plenty of videos to watch including night sky tours and bedtime stories for kids. For more details visit the TastroFest Facebook page! Tasmania has some of the cleanest and…

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Festival

National Science Week Online

Statewide

15 August 2020 - 23 August 2020

All across Tasmania, we celebrate National Science Week every August, but this year it’s heading online. Tasmanians get to stay safe and healthy while learning about, and getting hands on with, science, technology, engineering, and…

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Festival

Returning in 2021 – Festival of Bright Ideas

South

15 August 2020

PLEASE NOTE THAT FOBI 2020 HAS BEEN CANCELLED. A fun event for all Tasmanians, the Festival of Bright ideas showcases science, tech, engineering, maths, arts, and more. Come see, play, eat, drink, and interact! Visit…

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Talk

A Space like no other : the past, present and future of Tasmania’s involvement in space

Statewide

12 August 2020

Presented by Professor Simon Ellingsen from the University of Tasmania “As small island sitting on the edge of the Pacific and Southern oceans Tasmania has a view of the sky accessible to few others. Tasmania…

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