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Virtual Ocean Talk – Connected to Sea Country

South

2 July 2020

The Australian National Maritime Museum celebrates the connection between Traditional Owners and Sea Country drawing on this year’s NAIDOC Week theme ‘Always Was, Always Will Be’. This talk will explore the benefits of engaging with…

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Dating in the dark – The underground world of beneficial plant-microbe relationships

South

21 June 2020

In this talk Dr Foo will take you on a journey into the wonderful world of plant-microbe symbioses. View the recording on YouTube.

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CANCELLED: Trauma Tasmania 2020

South

6 June 2020

PLEASE NOTE, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO CORONA VIRUS (COVID-19). Trauma Tasmania 2020 focuses their attention on the gains made and yet to be made in managing the vital first hours after injury,…

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CANCELLED – Who Goes There? Challenges and opportunities of Antarctic tourism

South

30 April 2020

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS. Antarctica may be more closely associated with penguins than people, but each year over 50,000 tourists head to Antarctica to experience the southern continent first…

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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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CLOSED- A Complex Beauty

South

27 February 2020 - 26 June 2020

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE ALLPORT LIBRARY AND MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS HAS NOW BEEN CLOSED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS. A Complex Beauty is an artistic engagement with human anatomical specimens. It explores the complexities of disease,…

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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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