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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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BRUNY ISLAND MARINE DEBRIS CLEAN UP

South

25 May 2019

Plastic in our ocean increases by 8 million tonnes each year! This durable debris has the potential to entangle, or be ingested by fish, mammals and birds and leach toxic compounds into the ecosystem. Let’s…

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Explorations in Time – The Kimberley Rock Art Dating Project

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23 May 2019

A lecture presented by Professor Andrew Gleadow from the University of Melbourne. Professor Gleadow has built an internationally recognised career at the forefront of dating Earth materials to understand the age of mountain-building, basin-forming and landscape processes.…

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Pint of Science 2019: Hobart

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20 May 2019 - 22 May 2019

Curious about the world of science? Love a good pint? Join us this May 20-22nd for a Pint of Science at Shambles! In pubs across the world this May, local scientists will be sharing their…

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AI and Education: 2019 Richard Selby Smith Oration

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14 May 2019

How can artificial intelligence improve our education systems? Toby Walsh is Scientia Professor of Artificial Intelligence at the University of New South Wales and the CSIRO’s Data61. He has recently worked with the NSW Department…

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Robocup Jr Workshop

South

11 May 2019

RoboCup Junior is a national initiative that sponsors local, regional and international robotic events for students. It is designed to introduce RoboCup to primary and secondary school children, as well as undergraduates who do not…

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HUON MARINE DEBRIS CLEAN UP

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11 May 2019

Plastic in our ocean increases by 8 million tonnes each year! This durable debris has the potential to entangle, or be ingested by fish, mammals and birds and leach toxic compounds into the ecosystem. Lets…

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Sixty Years of the Antarctic Treaty

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8 May 2019

This is the first of two Australian Institute of International Affairs events this year focusing on 60 Years of the Antarctic Treaty, discussing its achievements, challenges and looking forward to what comes next. Antarctica is…

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The second quantum revolution: the promise of quantum technology

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8 May 2019

Join Prof David Jamieson, from the School of Physics, University of Melbourne and ARC Centre of Excellence for Quantum Computation and Communication Technology, for this FREE Public Lecture. Every day we effortlessly apply the products of the…

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The Royal Society of Tasmania Lecture: 2019 Doctoral Award Winners

South

7 May 2019

For the May lecture of the Royal Society we will hear from the joint winners of the 2018 RST Doctoral Thesis Award. This award is given annually to two recently graduated PhD academics who have…

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March for Science Hobart 2019

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4 May 2019

SCIENCE, NOT SILENCE The March for Science celebrates the public discovery, distribution, and understanding of scientific knowledge as crucial to the freedom, success, health, and safety of life on this planet. We are a nonpartisan…

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Just Genes? Ethical, legal and social questions for genetics

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29 April 2019

The Centre for Law and Genetics marks 25 years of groundbreaking work on the challenges facing this rapidly changing field. Last year Chinese scientist Dr He Jiankui claimed to have created the world’s first gene-edited…

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