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Lecture

From Mouldy Houses to Drying Timber

North

28 August 2022

A public lecture by PhD Candidates from the Centre for Architectural Science Tasmania (CAST) – Rhys Tanton, Freya Su and Jack Tan, with an introduction to CAST by Dr Mark Dewsbury. Dr Mark Dewsbury will…

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Talk

Macquarie Island seabirds; their place in the food web

South

25 August 2022

Macquarie Island is one of the southernmost World Heritage Areas on the planet. It’s the breeding site of at least 25 species of native seabirds and four species of mammals, and millions of animals come…

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Lecture

Phillip Law Lecture: Observing life on the edge

South

25 August 2022

Since 2002, the Phillip Law Lecture has given noted academics, scientists and leaders the opportunity to give a public lecture on an Antarctic theme. In 2022 Antarctic ecologist, writer and science communicator, Dr Dana M.…

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Event

The French Connection Tour

South

25 August 2022

Discover the legacy of French botanists, learn about French collections of flora and sneak through the fence to delight in the recreated Lahaye’s Garden at Government House Tasmania. $30 per person For further information about…

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Festival

AgFest

North

24 August 2022 - 27 August 2022

Tasmania’s premier rural event, Agfest field days showcases more than 400 exhibitors across the four-day event. Immerse yourself in a one-stop-shop with endless sites, attractions and experiences.

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Festival

Australian Antarctic Festival

South

24 August 2022 - 28 August 2022

The Australian Antarctic Festival returns to its normal biennial schedule after having been cancelled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This free, five-day event provides an insight into Antarctic exploration, both historic and contemporary,…

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Event

Children’s University presents Young Tassie Scientists @ Hive

North West

24 August 2022

Join some of the incredible Young Tassie Scientists to find out what scientists really do! Space, caves and bugs – where else would you find out first-hand about these! The Young Tassie Scientists will be…

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Performance

Fundraiser Concert: Handfish Conservation Project

South

19 August 2022

Join a special Lunchtime Concert performed by students from the University of Tasmania’s Songwriting, Classical Performance, and Jazz and Popular Music streams to support of the Handfish Conservation Project. This project was established by IMAS…

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Lecture

Tasmania’s Oldest Fossils

North

14 August 2022

A joint lecture of the Royal Society of Tasmania and the Tasmanian branch of the Geological Society of Australia. Twelve years ago, a new occurrence of an enigmatic Precambrian macrofossil (Horodyskia – ‘string of beads’)…

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National Science Week

Statewide

13 August 2022 - 26 August 2018

Australia’s biggest festival is back! Each year Tasmania hosts around 100 events during National Science Week. Check out the full program at scienceweek.net.au.

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Event

National Science Quiz – Live Stream

Online

7 August 2022

A fantastic night of science and fun with The National Science Quiz! Hosted by Charlie Pickering (ABC TV), two teams of scientists, including UTAS’s own Dr Bardra Holland, each joined by a special guest team…

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Webinar

Royal Society of Tasmania – 2021 Doctoral Award Winners

South

7 August 2022

Join the 2021 Doctoral Award Winners Webinar, featuring Dr Pratiksha Srivastava (engineer), speaking on “Electron exchange between living and non-living things for developing sustainability in the environment” and Dr Rhondda Waterworth (psychologist and lawyer), speaking…

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