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One Small Step: 50 years since the Apollo missions to the Moon

South

16 July 2019

On 21 July 1969 (Australian time), the world watched as Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin (‘Buzz’) Aldrin became the first people to walk on the Moon. Over the following two and a half…

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Sea Rescue: Marine species partnerships restoring our coastal ecosystems

South

25 June 2019

Coastal habitats and the valuable services they provide humans have been degraded worldwide. Policy makers and practitioners are now asking whether large-scale habitat restoration can be used to counter these losses. The prevailing paradigm of marine restoration…

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Menzies Institute Seminars: Lessons from Forensic Pathology

South

20 June 2019

There is a time-honoured perception that pathologists may know everything, but that they are always too late. However, on a day-to-day basis forensic pathologists are in a key position to identify illnesses and accidents in…

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Lecture

A New Journey to the Centre of the Earth

South

18 June 2019

A public lecture by Professor Hrvoje Tkalčić, the Head of Seismology and Mathematical Geophysics Group at the Australian National University. More than 75 years ago, the Earth’s core was hypothesized to be solid in the centre as…

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Science and Engineering of Composting Forum

South

18 June 2019

Approximately 50% of the rubbish Australians put in the everyday mixed-waste ‘garbage bin’ could be put to better use in the garden as compost and mulch or could be returned to agricultural land to improve…

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Brain Health and Dementia Risk

South

14 June 2019

As part of the Australian Dementia Forum 2019, you are invited to participate in an exciting FREE public information session. National and international experts will present to you the latest scientific evidence about how sleep,…

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Film

SCINEMA International Science Film Festival

South

13 June 2019

The largest science-based film festival in the Southern Hemisphere is coming to Hobart, and you may never be quite the same again. The SCINEMA International Science Film Festival is an amazing two-hour viewing experience, bringing…

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Science in the Pub: Marine Predators

South

6 June 2019

At this month’s science in the pub, local researchers explore marine predators – seals, elephant seals and reef sharks – how we study them and what they are teaching us about evolution, ecology and our…

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Trauma Tasmania 2019

South

1 June 2019

In its third successful year, Trauma Tasmania Symposium will look at the health response to multi-casualty events. Speakers from Australia and around the world will use their expertise, reflect on their experience, examine the evidence,…

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Frozen and thriving: The surprising abundance of life in sea ice

South

30 May 2019

Want to learn more about how organisms survive in sea ice and about the ecology of ice-covered oceans? Dr Klaus Meiners, a researcher with the Australian Antarctic Division and ACE CRC, will talk about bugs…

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Light, Body Clocks and Sleep: Science to health

South

29 May 2019

Professor Russell Foster, CBE, FRSB, FMedSci, FRS, Director, Sleep and Circadian Neuroscience Institute, Head Nuffield Laboratory of Ophthalmology, University of Oxford will be giving a public lecture at MSP on Wednesday 29 May 2019. About…

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Botanic Gardens Day Australia and New Zealand 2019

South

26 May 2019

Celebrate the beauty of nature with a day out at the Gardens.

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