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Climate and megafaunal extinctions

South

20 September 2013

A lecture by Professor Alan Cooper. Professor Cooper is a ARC future fellow at the University of Adelaide where he is also the director of the Australian centre for ancient DNA. As his title suggests,…

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A future techno-garden? Resolving the 21st century’s development-conservation dilemma

South

18 September 2013

Leading Australian environmental scientist Professor Barry Brook will be presenting this seminar. Professor Brook’s work focuses on global environmental change, and the impact that climate change and global warming are having on traditional risks to natural…

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Mt Canopus Optical Observatory Open Night

South

14 September 2013

 Entry $5 per person, children under 16 FREE. ~ Talks from leading Astronomers ~ Tours of 1 metre telescope ~ See the moon, planets and stars through telescopes with expert guides from the Astronomical Society…

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Youth Leading the World 2013 Community Forum

South

5 September 2013

Youth Leading the World is a 3 day intensive process with Youth in which they explore local and global issues of sustainability, measure and understand their own eco-footprint and work on action plans to make…

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Free Screening of Chasing Ice, 2nd Sept

South

2 September 2013

  Come and see the screening of this amazing documentary that has won over 30 international awards. Filmed over four years using time lapse photography and video to shoot retreating glaciers in Alaska, Greenland and…

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Science in the Kitchen Garden Series – Soil Biology & Health

South

24 August 2013

Exploring plant health, flavour & nutrition from a plant’s perspective. Presentation, discussion & central microscope exploration of real-living samples of micro-organisms in healthy and unhealthy soils. Led by soil health guru, Letetia Ware. Supported by…

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Big question, Big facilities: the discovery of the origin of mass?

South

21 August 2013

Professor Elisabetta Barberio, from the University of Melbourne, presents the AIP Women in Physics Lecturer for 2013. The understanding of our universe, from the largest to the smallest, has progressed significantly in recent decades. Large,…

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Clever Chemistry – Sustainable Industry for Tasmania

South

20 August 2013

Three innovative Tasmanian scientists will present the latest developments in sustainable industries that utilise unique Tasmanian resources and technologies. For more details, contact racitasbranch@gmail.com. This is a  free, catered event. Reserve you seat HERE.

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Big question, Big facilities: the discovery of the origin of mass?

North

20 August 2013

Professor Elisabetta Barberio, from the University of Melbourne, presents the AIP Women in Physics Lecturer for 2013. The understanding of our universe, from the largest to the smallest, has progressed significantly in recent decades. Large,…

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News

Here Be Dragons: An Introduction to Critical Thinking

North

16 August 2013

Here Be Dragons is a free 40 minute video introduction to critical thinking. It is suitable for general audiences and is licensed for free distribution and public display. Most people fully accept paranormal and pseudoscientific claims…

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Australian Antarctic Division Public Seminar: Airborne Electromagnetic induction soundings for sea ice thickness measurements

South

15 August 2013

The Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) hosts the Antarctic Seminar Series to provide an opportunity to showcase work undertaken through the Australian Antarctic program and related Antarctic activities. The general public are encouraged and welcome to…

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Extraordinary Claims Require Extraordinary Evidence

North

14 August 2013 - 17 August 2013

With a sea of information coming at us from all directions, how do we sift out the misinformation and bogus claims, and get to the truth? Our aim is to promote science to the broader community by offering…

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