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The International Research Ship Operators (IRSO) forum

South

7 October 2019 - 11 July 2019

The International Research Ship Operators (IRSO) forum is a group of research ship operators representing 49 organisations from 30 countries who manage over 100 of the world’s leading marine scientific research vessels. IRSO membership is…

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Talk

What makes a good environmental children’s book?

South

15 September 2019

What makes a good environmental children’s book? SCBWI panel discussion*. Nicole Gill in conversation with Christina Booth, Coral Tulloch and Anne Morgan, followed by the announcement of the winners of the Wilderness Society’s Environment Award…

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Open Day at the University of Tasmania Radio Telescope & Grote Reber Museum

South

15 September 2019

A great day out for families, with tours of the facility, 3D movies, face painting, BBQ, water rockets and other events. Free and all are welcome.

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Talk

Will you get off that thing!! Screen-time, learning and cyber safety

South

12 September 2019

It’s the dilemma facing every parent, and is being called a crisis by some. How much screen-time is too much? What impact is it having on learning and development? How accurate and balanced is the…

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Threatened Species Day @ TMAG

South

8 September 2019

Come and commemorate National Threatened Species Day – our annual opportunity to renew our efforts to protect species from extinction – at TMAG! It’s also the final day of SeaWeek, which encourages everyone in the…

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Film

Kingborough Council Film Night: 2040

South

7 September 2019

Concerned about his young daughter’s future, filmmaker Damon Gameau travels the world in search of new approaches and solutions to global warming, and discovers one major solution is right here in the waters of Tasmania!…

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Talk

National Threatened Species Day talks – Hobart

South

7 September 2019

A variety of Talks about work being done to save Tasmanian wildlife. Speakers include: Dr Clare Hawkins – Wedge Tailed Eagles Professor Greg Woods of UTAS -Tasmanian Devils Dr Dejan Stojanovic-Swift Parrot and Orange-bellied Parrot…

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Book Launch: Through Ice & Fire

South

6 September 2019

Legendary explorers such as Shackleton, Mawson and Scott continue to inspire to this day, and their faithful ships, the Endurance, Aurora and Tera Nova are vivid characters in their fateful voyages of discovery. The first and only Australian-built Antarctic flagship, Aurora…

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GovHack Tasmania Hobart

South

6 September 2019 - 8 September 2019

GovHack is a festival of ideas using open government data to make our communities better places. GovHack provides access to data and a space to connect with government and organisations, so you can workshop ideas…

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Science in the Pub: eLearning

South

5 September 2019

From online to hands on: eLearning in the community #SciPubELearning Panellists Suzi Claffin, Understanding Multiple Sclerosis (MS), University of Tasmania Kathleen Doherty, Understanding Dementia MOOC, University of Tasmania Others TBC Why attend Science in the Pub? Do…

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Beer Aquatic: Cold Science in a Hot Climate

South

29 August 2019

The topic for August is: Why Antarctic Ice Sheet Research matters NOW with Ben Galton-Fenzi Beer Aquatic is based on ‘Café Scientifique’ that started in the UK in the late nineties. The concept goes back…

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Natural History of Beer

South

28 August 2019

What can beer teach us about biology, history and the natural world? Professor Rob DeSalle from the American Museum of Natural History and co-author of the book “A Natural History of Beer” is visiting Hobart…

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