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East Meets West (Tasmania) @ QVMAG

North

12 September 2021

Western and eastern Tasmania not only have contrasting rainfall and vegetation, but also have dramatically different geology. Each of the two parts of the island formed in different places at different times and came together…

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Breaking New Ground: Public Presentations by University of Tasmania PhD Candidates

North

22 August 2021

This year’s annual Royal Society of Tasmania meeting presents an opportunity to hear University of Tasmania PhD candidates tell us about their research topics. Priyadarshni Bindal investigates barriers to oral care access for community-dwelling seniors,…

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Kids

School Holiday Program @ QVMAG

North

5 July 2021 - 9 July 2021

Back by popular demand, the School Holiday program features flying, finger painting, dinosaurs, filmmaking, and AWESOME engineering.

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Royal Society: What Made Tasmania?

North

27 June 2021

The geology of Tasmania is very ancient, complex, highly mineralised and controversial, and most of the west was poorly understood, until in recent decades the mapping, dating and information compilation coordinated by the Tasmanian Geological…

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Royal Society: Impact of Plastics on Marine Wildlife

North

23 May 2021

Plastic has only been mass produced since approximately the 1950s, yet debris is now ubiquitous in aquatic and terrestrial environments, from the Arctic to the Antarctic and from the top of Mount Everest to the…

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Ecology of Culture Symposium

North

22 May 2021

Environment, culture and new museum practice. Participate in conversations about loss and longing within the spaces of a contemporary regional museum. This symposium will include a series of roundtable discussions, a guided walk along the…

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Festival

Inspiring Tas @ AgFest

North

5 May 2021 - 8 May 2021

Inspiring Tasmania is proud to present the Young Tassie Scientists at AgFest! They’re bringing you hands-on, engaging science activities – let them dazzle you with modern magic! Once your mind has been blown, chill out…

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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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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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Royal Society: The Key to Tackling the Global Fire Crisis

North

28 February 2021

Pyrogeographic thinking means changing the negative way we look at and talk about wildfire disasters to the more positive method of problem solving to achieve sustainable coexistence with fire. Hear from Professor David Bowman from…

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Film

FREE Sci-Fi Film-Fest: Interstellar @ QVMAG

North

24 January 2021

As part of the Summer of Sci-Fi you can enjoy FREE sci-fi film screenings on Sundays at 1pm covering some of the top cult-classic sci-fi films to date. Think time travel, parallel universes, space missions…

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Beaker Street x MONAFOMA North

North

15 January 2021 - 17 January 2021

It’s Sci Art Walks with a twist, featuring artistic and scientific delights for your ears and eyes, in Launceston (15-17 Jan) and Hobart (22-24 Jan). ANCESTRAL EVE Launceston 15-17 January ​ When you ask Mona Foma…

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