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Swift Coding Intro with Kingborough Robotics

South

26 November 2020

A very basic introduction to using Apple’s fun, easy to learn Swift Playgrounds app to learn the basics of coding. For ages 8 – 12 years.

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Talk

Heatwaves in the Ocean – Really?

South

25 November 2020

We are all familiar with heatwaves in the atmosphere – right? We know them as extreme hot air temperatures that last for at least a few days and which can cause serious heat stress to…

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Event

Women in STEM Webinar

South

20 November 2020

Topic: Diversity in research – how to engage female researchers in the Post COVID-19 environment This webinar aims to showcase Australian and Japanese policies and initiatives in Women in STEM by facilitating discussion between Australian…

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Conference

Aboriginal STEM Summer School

Statewide

19 November 2020

Aboriginal Summer School for Excellence in Technology and Science (ASSETS) virtual event Join host, Seth Westhead (ASSETS Mentor and Health Researcher), to hear from ASSETS alumni, parents, teachers, program partners, STEM professionals and others about…

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Conference

2020 ICT Tasmanian Conference & Innovation Exhibition

South

13 November 2020

The 8th. Annual ICT Tasmanian Conference & Innovation Exhibition is proudly supported by the Tasmanian Government. This year’s conference will feature two session streams, each with an interesting and engaging line up of speakers and…

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Lecture

Battery Technologies for Space Missions

Statewide

11 November 2020

Batteries have been playing a crucial role, either by enhancing or even enabling many of NASA’s space missions. Dr. Ratnakumar Bugga, Principal Technologist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology will discuss the history…

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Talk

Antarctic krill – their diet, and response to high CO2

Statewide

8 November 2020

Many of us know what animals eat krill, but what do krill eat and what makes them so nutritious? And how is ocean acidification, caused by climate change, affecting these vital creatures?

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Event

Science in the Pub: Indigenous

South

5 November 2020

#SciPubIndigenous – Celebrating indigenous researchers in Tasmania Panellists Prof Greg Lehman – Pro-Vice Chancellor, Aboriginal Leadership, UTAS Jacob Prehn, Lecturer and Indigenous Fellow Academic Development, Social Work, UTas Dr Tanya Schramm , GP and Senior Lecturer, Aboriginal…

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Kids

Sphero Robots with Kingborough Robotics

South

5 November 2020

This session is for children aged 8 – 12 years. Children aged 8 and under must be accompanied by parent/guardian. We will have some fun checking out the new Sphero Bolts. Bring your own device…

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Talk

Understanding the evolution of Australia’s biodiversity

Statewide

4 November 2020

To celebrate 10 years of sharing Australia’s unique biota, join the Atlas of Living Australia for three talks from leading scientists in evolutionary and taxonomic research. From spiders to orchids to reptiles, come along to…

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Talk

Cosmic Relief Live Webinar: Astronomy in Times of Crisis

Statewide

29 October 2020

COSMIC RELIEF Live Webinars with Fred Watson. In an international emergency like the present one, you might expect the science of the stars to be the last thing on people’s minds. The problems facing both…

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Talk

Beyond the surf – winds and waves as part of the climate machine

South

29 October 2020

Surfer or not, if you say the word ‘ocean’ most people think of the sight and sound of waves on a beach. But did you know that waves – and the winds that drive them…

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