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Cats and Native Wildlife

North

8 October 2019

Meet Barry Bandicoot and Crazy cat to understand how our pets and wildlife need to be kept apart for their own safety. Di from the Tasmanian Field Naturalists will teach some simple steps that you…

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Talk

Big Cyber Trends and National Security

South

8 October 2019

Fergus Hanson is the Head of the International Cyber Policy Centre. He is the author of Internet Wars and has published widely on a range of cyber and foreign policy topics. He was a Visiting Fellow at…

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Conference

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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Vanishing Point Unseen: Community Forum – Changing Attitudes

North West

5 October 2019

Join this diverse group of expert panellists who will share insight into marine debris, its impact on wildlife, and practical solutions we can employ as a community to address this problem.  

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Kids

Legends of the Dinosaurs

North

5 October 2019 - 8 October 2019

Prepare to challenge everything you thought you knew about dinosaurs in an interactive musical and scientific adventure at QVMAG! With show times running from Saturday 5 October to Tuesday 8 October, you’re sure to find…

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Book launch: Helping Hands

South

3 October 2019

Dedicated to those who give their time, patience, and love to others when it is needed most; Helping Hands celebrates the work of wildlife carers and the captivating critters in their care. Featuring photographs of young orphan…

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Science in the Pub: Bioethics

South

3 October 2019

Bioethics: how to save the masses without forsaking the individual #SciPubBioethics Panellists Dr Rebekah McWhirter, Research Fellow, Centre for Law and Genetics, Faculty of Law, and Menzies Institute for Medical Research, UTas Dr Lisa Eckstein,…

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Workshop

Coding and Going Wild with Spheros

North

2 October 2019

aCoding with Spheros is a fun way of using coding and creativity. If you have a smartphone or tablet device you can bring it along to use with the sphero.edu app. Get the app: https://edu.sphero.com/d/…

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Talk

The Dish Redux – from the Apollo Mission to Earth surveying

South

1 October 2019

Peter Smith Lecture 2019 – Dr. Lucia McCallum Whether we are talking about climate change, sea level rise or the exploration of natural resources, “Earth measurement” and “precise positioning” have long found their way into…

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Kids

QVMAG School Holiday Program

North

30 September 2019 - 5 October 2019

A variety of activities to choose from!

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Talk

Beer Aquatic: Where science meets seamanship

South

29 September 2019

Reflections on 20 years aboard R/V Aurora Australis, Captain Gerry O’Doherty Beer Aquatic is based on ‘Café Scientifique’ that started in the UK in the late nineties. The concept goes back to the salons of…

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Gravitational Wave Astronomy: from laser detectors to cosmic clocks

South

26 September 2019

In 2015, gravitational waves were observed for the first time from the collision of two black holes a billion light years away. Each black hole was about 30 times the mass of our Sun. Since…

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