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POSTPONED: Oceans, Ice and Climate Change: An IPCC Update

South

2 April 2020

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. In September 2019 the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its Special Report on the Oceans and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate (SROCC). The report…

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CANCELLED: Science in the Park

South

28 March 2020

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS After the success of last year, Science in the Park returns for another afternoon of hands-on activities, guided hikes, solar printing, DNA extraction, crystal chemistry,…

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POSTPONED: Talking Climate Change

South

25 March 2020

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED INDEFINITELY DUE TO CORONAVIRUS. An expert panel will speak on climate change science, communication and media, politics, law and from the community to hear how climate science…

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Science in the Pub: Inspiring Women in STEM winners

South

5 March 2020

#scipubinspiring – In 2019, Science in the Pub launched their first ever scholarship prize for Inspiring Women in STEM. Hear from the winners in a relaxed pub environment. What is their research? What did they…

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STEM + Community networking event (Hobart)

South

2 March 2020

Meet with other members of the local science community and industry. Hear how Hobart is packed full of science and how you can be involved. National Science Week, held in August each year, is an…

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No qualms about quantum theory

South

26 February 2020

Quantum theory has been singularly successful in the almost one-hundred years since its foundations were laid by Albert Einstein, Niels Bohr, Werner Heisenberg, Erwin Schrödinger, Max Born, Paul Dirac, and others. Nevertheless, there is a…

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Making Art with Maths and Evolution

South

25 February 2020

See how mathematics and evolution can create art with international guest Professor Daniel Ashlock. Many mathematical processes can create complex and potentially artistic images. These same processes can also create an unpleasant mess and, typically,…

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Festival

Kids Love Science @ Love Living Locally

South

23 February 2020

Love Living Locally is returning to the Community Hub in 2020 and will showcase some fun and family-friendly science activities in the Kids Love Science tent! This is a free community gathering to celebrate living…

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Workshop

Plan a Native Garden

South

23 February 2020

Go for a walk with the Head Gardener and discuss landscaping tips, plant selection, simple soil analysis, pruning and more! Learn why planting a native garden is so important to our local environment. Afternoon tea…

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Hobart Fire Forum

South

13 February 2020

The bushfire crisis unfolding on the mainland has highlighted the need to change the way we deal with bushfires, climate change and risk. The Australia Institute and the new Independent Science Council of Tasmania is…

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Science in the Pub: Fire

South

6 February 2020

  #scipubfire – find out the science behind Australia’s unprecedented bush fires. Details TBC Please note: the venue has moved to the Black Buffalo Hotel. Why attend Science in the Pub? Do you really need…

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Book Launch

Book Launch: Flight Lines

South

5 February 2020

A stunning work of narrative non-fiction about the extraordinary migratory shorebirds, combining personal narrative, vivid imagery, and fascinating new science. Andrew follows these shorebirds from Australia’s southern ocean to the Arctic and back, exploring the…

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