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Tasmania’s Oldest Fossils

North

14 August 2022

A joint lecture of the Royal Society of Tasmania and the Tasmanian branch of the Geological Society of Australia. Twelve years ago, a new occurrence of an enigmatic Precambrian macrofossil (Horodyskia – ‘string of beads’)…

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National Science Week

Statewide

13 August 2022 - 26 August 2018

Australia’s biggest festival is back! Each year Tasmania hosts around 100 events during National Science Week. Check out the full program at scienceweek.net.au.

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Event

National Science Quiz – Live Stream

Online

7 August 2022

A fantastic night of science and fun with The National Science Quiz! Hosted by Charlie Pickering (ABC TV), two teams of scientists, including UTAS’s own Dr Bardra Holland, each joined by a special guest team…

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Webinar

Royal Society of Tasmania – 2021 Doctoral Award Winners

South

7 August 2022

Join the 2021 Doctoral Award Winners Webinar, featuring Dr Pratiksha Srivastava (engineer), speaking on “Electron exchange between living and non-living things for developing sustainability in the environment” and Dr Rhondda Waterworth (psychologist and lawyer), speaking…

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Festival

agriCULTURED

North

4 August 2022 - 7 August 2022

agriCULTURED is a new Tasmanian event celebrating our rich, diverse agricultural landscapes, fresh seasonal produce, and vibrant food makers. A forum for farmers, producers, scientists, and makers to meet, share and discuss opportunities. Farming families,…

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Lecture

The blue biotechnology revolution – Clean and green foods and bioproducts from the ocean

South

27 July 2022

Australia’s marine territory is vast, pristine and protected. It harbours the next generation of environmentally responsible resources and products, such as bioplastics made from kelp, complementary medicines made from seaweed, beauty products extracted from fish…

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Lecture

Personalised Medicine: Are we there yet?

North

24 July 2022

Personalised medicine uses very specific and unique health information from an individual to make informed therapy choices. To that end, the latest advances in human genomics, microbiome analysis and other advanced biomarker tools will assist…

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Workshop

Tasmania’s Marine Atlas Community workshops

Statewide

20 July 2022 - 1 August 2022

Do you care about Tasmania’s marine environment? If so,  join this series of community workshops where Dr Myriam Lacharité will explain the development of the Tasmania’s Marine Atlas. The Atlas is an online mapping platform that…

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Lecture

Humanity’s Return to the Moon – and How Australia Is Helping Us Get There

South

19 July 2022

UTAS Physics discipline is hosting speakers from NASA’s Space Communications and Navigation Division as they discuss NASA’s Artemis program. Hear from members of NASA’s Space Communications and Navigation (SCaN) Division as they discuss NASA’s Artemis…

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Kids

Build your own Arduino-based Snake Game

South

16 July 2022 - 23 July 2022

Have a blast from the past! Build your own Arduino-based version of the classic phone game Snake & then play! This 1.5 hour, hands-on workshop is for everyone, beginners and enthusiasts of any age, and…

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Kids

Winter Bike and Hike – Go Wild Go Solo

South

14 July 2022

Join for a bike and hike into the south-western wildlands of kunanyi/Mt Wellington for an expedition to one of Tasmania’s most spectacular waterfalls. Spend the day cycling through mixed forest along the Pipeline Track then…

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Workshop

Robotics Beginners Workshop: Wall Dodging Robot

South

13 July 2022 - 20 July 2022

Join for a hands-on introduction into the world of Arduino for absolute beginners. This is step-by-step workshop to build your wall dodge robot. You’ll learn about all the parts and their functions. All materials are…

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