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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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INVENTING TOMORROW

North

19 May 2019

Come along to the Tasmanian premier of this extraordinary documentary at the BOFA Film Festival. Inventing Tomorrow follows the scientific experimentation performed by 4 teenagers from 4 different countries. It premiered at the Sundance Film…

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Agfest 2019

North

2 May 2019 - 4 May 2019

Agfest is one of Australia’s largest agricultural field days attracting more than 60,000 visitors annually. There will be tons of science on offer at Agfest this year, including a special stall by Inspiring Tasmania in…

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The Future of Humanity

North

28 April 2019

The Royal Society of Tasmania 2019 Launceston Lecture Series presented by Professor Barry Brook from University of Tasmania. Humans have persisted in our modern evolved form for two hundred millennia and are now a dominant force…

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GMO Crops: Science, technology and marketing (Hobart)

North

17 April 2019

Tasmania’s moratorium on genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in agriculture will expire in November. To help us understand the current state of GMO technology, law and policy, the Institute for the Study of Social Change in…

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GMO Crops: Science, technology and marketing (Launceston)

North

15 April 2019

Tasmania’s moratorium on genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in agriculture will expire in November. To help us understand the current state of GMO technology, law and policy, the Institute for the Study of Social Change in…

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Growing Healthy Hearts

North

24 March 2019

Presented by Dr Costan Magnussen. Although typically considered diseases of middle or older age, the initial stages of heart disease begin in childhood. This presentation will overview some of Dr Magnussen’s research findings on the role…

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The Universe and the future of space (Launceston)

North

13 March 2019

For one-night only, ANU superstar Astrophysicist Dr Brad Tucker will visit Hobart to talk about the Universe and the future of space followed by an evening of stargazing with the audience. In the past few…

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Beer + Science at Red Brick Road

North

5 March 2019

Come have a beer with other members of the local science community and industry. Hear how Launceston is packed full of science and how you can be involved. National Science Week, held in August each…

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Sue Quinn Exhibition for PhD Examination: Porosity and poiesis across fragile membranes: patterning fluid arrangements in human biology

North

28 February 2019

Sue’s artistic investigation focuses on the human organism’s visual qualities in its smallest, less obvious, yet visually fascinating parts. I explore notions grounded in microscopic observations that lead to greater emphasis on the performance and…

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The Science of Taste

North

8 February 2019

We experience the world, including the food we eat, via our five senses. Taste comes to us as the brain integrates these sensory inputs with memories, expectations and emotions. This talk will give an overview…

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Fermentation Science course info night

North

31 January 2019

Learn about the new course at the University of Tasmania’s University College: the Associate Degree in Applied Science specialising in FERMENTATION SCIENCE AND SEPARATION PROCESSES. In a relaxed setting, learn about Tasmania’s innovative industries within the food and…

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