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Book Launch

My Forests Book Launch

South

17 June 2021

Witness the spectacular tree houses of the Korowai of West Papua. Visit tree sitter Miranda Gibson, whose 449-day protest against clearfelling in Tasmania’s Tyenna Valley led to a World Heritage listing. Science Week Tasmania will…

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Science in the Pub: from alveoli to spiracles

South

3 June 2021

SciPubBreath: from alveoli to spiracles Panellists Professor Graeme Zosky, Professor of Physiology, School of Medicine, UTAS Dr Glen Bain, Bird Ecologist, School of Natural Sciences, UTAS Shasta Henry, Invertebrate Ecologist, School of Natural Sciences, UTAS  …

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Beer Aquatic: Carbon vs. the Ocean

South

27 May 2021

Even with taking the necessary action to reduce our CO2 emissions, scientists now know that we can only achieve the Paris goal of limiting warming to 2C or less by also removing CO2 and storing…

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Conference

Education: It Takes a Spark conference

South

26 May 2021

The intent of the It Takes a Spark EDU Conference is to bring together Students (Year 4 to 10) and teachers with industry and universities using an authentic sharing and experiential model. Participants will connect with inspiring…

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Talk

Royal Society: Engagement, diversity, and interdisciplinarity to tackle future challenges

South

7 May 2021

The future of the Earth and its global population holds significant challenges, particularly with respect to climate change mitigation and adaptation. Indeed, in 2020 we experienced a taste of many of the impacts to come.…

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Science in the Pub: Going Viral – Viruses and Vaccines

South

29 April 2021

#scipubgoingviral – Celebrate the Special Day of Immunology with a focus on the COVID-19 vaccine. Panellists Professor Katie Flanagan, Head of Infectious Diseases at Launceston General Hospital A/Professor Guna Karupiah, Associate Professor in Biomedicine, UTAS…

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Talk

Beer Aquatic: Taking stock of reef life – from scuba to stakeholder

South

29 April 2021

It’s easy to complain that Government policies about the marine environment are not based on the best science, but providing the scientific information needed to back large-scale decisions is not so easy. Associate Professor Rick…

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Festival

Festival of Fagus

South

24 April 2021 - 8 May 2021

The Festival of Fagus is a celebration of autumn, wilderness and one of Tasmania’s favourite natural events – the turning of the leaves the Fagus.  

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Workshop

Experimenta Life Forms: Biopolymer Workshop with Betty Sargeant

South

24 April 2021

Learn how to make biopolymers, how to use biopolymers to create small sculptural artefacts and find out how organic materials, such as algae, can be an alternative to plastic-waste consumption. Workshop 1: 11:00am – 12:15pm…

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Talk

Special Arts Forum: Eco-Sustainability in Arts Practice

South

23 April 2021

Join an illustrious panel of speakers as they share their approaches to environmental sustainability within their respective art practices, featuring Dr Betty Sergeant and Dr Niklavs Rubenis, moderated by Dr Jan Hogan. This in-person Arts…

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Bush Adventures autumn program

South

22 April 2021 - 29 April 2021

The City of Hobart’s Bush Adventures Program fosters curiosity, wonder and delight for our natural world. Bush Adventures are a diverse range of activities and events within Hobarts unique Bushland Reserves aimed at expanding your…

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Kids

TMAG Up Late! (ages 10-16)

South

15 April 2021

Come for an evening at the Museum, of torch light gallery tours, photo booth selfies, a silent disco, live courtyard music, yummy snacks and a performance of RETREAT. TMAG after dark comes alive for this…

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