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Sustainability in the Pub: Life Below Water

North

17 September 2019

September’s event explores the stewardship of kanamaluka/Tamar Estuary in a rapidly warming world. With pressures from agriculture, mining and urban/industrial development over the past two hundred years adversely affecting kanamaluka, the health and resilience of…

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Sex and Drugs and Medical Records: Health information and the Dark Web (Burnie) Copy

North

10 September 2019

Medical records are appearing on illicit market places on the Dark Web. The health industry in Australia reports more data breaches than any other industry, with 58% of data breaches due to cyber incidents. So…

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King Island – A Revealing Survey

North

7 September 2019

To mark Threatened Species Day QVMAG Friends present: King Island – A Revealing Survey In January David Maynard and Simon Fearn from QVMAG Natural Sciences travelled to King Island to undertake a survey of the…

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Royal Institution of Naval Architects – Tasmanian Technical Meeting Series

North

29 August 2019

Hydrodynamic Performance of an Integrated Semi-submersible Platform with Wave Energy Converters To meet the increasing demand for energy and seafood, the development of offshore platforms that combine multiple functions within the same facility are being…

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News

Our World: a scientific exploration

North

12 August 2019 - 13 September 2019

Science will be part of the solution to every problem in the 21st century – and it will continue to illuminate humanity and humanity’s place in the universe. This exhibition involves an appreciation of the…

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Breaking New Ground (part of National Science Week)

North

11 August 2019

Join four University of Tasmania PhD candidates as they present their research in this special event. Microbiome: The new clinical frontier Ravichandra Vemuri’s project is a collaboration between the UTAS, CSIRO (Brisbane), and UAS labs…

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Harmful Algal Blooms in the Australian Region

North

28 July 2019

While microalgal blooms are natural phenomena, since the 1980s their impacts on public health, tourism and fisheries have increased in frequency, intensity and geographic distribution. Environmental agencies and aquaculture are increasingly forced to invest in…

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Lecture

Hazards of Flooding and Flood Modelling for Northern Tasmania

North

14 July 2019

The storm events of 2011 and 2016 led to severe flooding and sediment movement across northern Tasmania. During both events, the Westmorland Stream alluvial system at Caveside (near Mole Creek) was affected by debris flows…

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Kids

Dinosaurs! School Holiday Program

North

8 July 2019 - 12 July 2019

Kids, become a palaeontologist this July holidays! Check out a dinosaurs’ world of volcanoes. Create your own fossils and learn how they form. Excavate dinosaur bones and take home your own dig pit. To book…

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The Rhythms of Earth and Life through Time

North

23 June 2019

Professor Large challenges the Darwinian concept that evolution is a random process. He will outline recent research on the trace element composition of sedimentary pyrite that demonstrates that the chemistry of the oceans and atmosphere…

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A Season at the Sørsdal: Operating an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle beneath an Antarctic ice shelf

North

19 June 2019

Hear about the first deployment of the University of Tasmania’s autonomous underwater vehicle in Antarctic waters and how it was used as a research tool. Refreshments from 5.30pm

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Jane Franklin – the Real Founder of the Royal Society of Tasmania

North

26 May 2019

Various people have desired to gain kudos from establishing themselves as the founder of the Royal Society of Tasmania, notably Governor Eardley Wilmot. Alison will argue that Jane Franklin was the real founder, though as…

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