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Operation Ouch

South

11 January 2020

TV’s favourite doctors return to Australia these summer school holidays with a brand new show! Following two sell-out Australian tours, and a smash hit season in London’s West End, Dr Chris and Dr Xand are…

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Conference

Cutting Edge Symposium – Saving Our Seas

South

8 January 2020

This Symposium is focused on global efforts to understand ecological changes in the world’s oceans that are associated with climate impacts. The Symposium is aimed at researchers, policy makers and managers using phytoplankton time-series to…

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Workshop

Fermented As Anything

South

18 December 2019

A delicious hands-on workshop on the science and art of making your own fermented foods and drinks. Presented by Dr Margo Adler and Nanna Bayer: a marriage of two enthusiastic fermenters from very different worlds,…

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Workshop

Possum and Glider Citizen Science Workshop

South

11 December 2019

The workshop will look at research on possums and gliders in Tasmania well as a new citizen science app for monitoring these interesting animals.

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Event

#SciPubWild: Wild diseases – the answers are out there

South

5 December 2019

Featuring speakers from the Wild and Comparative Immunology (WACI) 2019 workshop in Hobart, 5-6 December Panellists Travis Beddoe, La Trobe University Chrissie Ong, Menzies Institute for Medical Research, University of Tasmania Liana Wait, Princeton University

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Talk

How Cheap Food Costs Us …and the Earth

South

5 December 2019

A comforting fish finger dinner with a refreshing can of beer: What’s not to like?  In the face of ocean pollution, the loss of biological diversity, and climate change impacts on agriculture, how should we…

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Book Launch

BOOK LAUNCH: Child of Gondwana

South

4 December 2019

It is a good time to write about Tasmanian geology. Many previous uncertainties have been clarified by research and field studies. The age and origin of our Precambrian rocks is now reasonably well known, and…

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Workshop

Summer Orchard Walk: Improve your orchard planning and outputs with science!

South

2 December 2019

Specialist David Williams looks in detail at what’s involved in creating Tasmanian IPMD (Integrated Pest and Disease Management ) Orchard Plans including an orchard walk, hands on monitoring session and planning workshop. Lunch is included.…

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Event

Sunday Sip of Science with CSIRO

South

1 December 2019

Join the CSIRO on a Sunday afternoon in the pub for some drinks, food and science. Climate change affects us all – but what role does science play? World-renowned scientist Professor Benny Freeman will talk…

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Event

2019 Australian-International Model Solar Challenge

South

30 November 2019 - 1 December 2019

Teams from all over Australia and overseas race cars and boats that run on solar power. The public is welcome to view the races.

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Talk

Creative (Climate) Communications

South

28 November 2019

Conversations about climate change at the science-policy interface and in our lives are stuck. In this presentation, Maxwell Boykoff will explain how to get them unstuck by integrating lessons from the social sciences and humanities.…

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Event

What does Japan’s policy shift in whaling mean for global whale populations?

South

28 November 2019

For only the second time in many decades there will be no whaling in the Southern Ocean this summer. Japan’s departure from the IWC last July is the most dramatic change in whale politics and…

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