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March for Science Hobart 2019

South

4 May 2019

SCIENCE, NOT SILENCE The March for Science celebrates the public discovery, distribution, and understanding of scientific knowledge as crucial to the freedom, success, health, and safety of life on this planet. We are a nonpartisan…

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Agfest 2019

North

2 May 2019 - 4 May 2019

Agfest is one of Australia’s largest agricultural field days attracting more than 60,000 visitors annually. There will be tons of science on offer at Agfest this year, including a special stall by Inspiring Tasmania in…

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Just Genes? Ethical, legal and social questions for genetics

South

29 April 2019

The Centre for Law and Genetics marks 25 years of groundbreaking work on the challenges facing this rapidly changing field. Last year Chinese scientist Dr He Jiankui claimed to have created the world’s first gene-edited…

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The Future of Humanity

North

28 April 2019

The Royal Society of Tasmania 2019 Launceston Lecture Series presented by Professor Barry Brook from University of Tasmania. Humans have persisted in our modern evolved form for two hundred millennia and are now a dominant force…

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GMO Crops: Science, technology and marketing (Hobart)

North

17 April 2019

Tasmania’s moratorium on genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in agriculture will expire in November. To help us understand the current state of GMO technology, law and policy, the Institute for the Study of Social Change in…

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Tasmanian Youth Science Forum 2019 (Years 11-12)

South

15 April 2019 - 17 April 2019

The Tasmanian Youth Science Forum (TYSF) is a program for Year 11 & 12 students with an interest in science, engineering & technology. Participants will spend 3 days at the University of Tasmania taking part…

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GMO Crops: Science, technology and marketing (Launceston)

North

15 April 2019

Tasmania’s moratorium on genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in agriculture will expire in November. To help us understand the current state of GMO technology, law and policy, the Institute for the Study of Social Change in…

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Nature Play Day

South

15 April 2019

Come and join us for a morning of outdoor play, exploration, and creativity. Supported by the Dept of Education, the City of Hobart and lots of fantastic volunteers, this free event is for children aged…

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Public Night Sky Viewing Evening

South

13 April 2019

Presented by the Astronomical Society of Tasmania, the Public Night Sky Viewing Evening gives EVERYONE the opportunity to view the wonders of the Tasmanian night sky. A pretty first quarter Moon will be in the…

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Earth Time: 2019 – part of the Children's Festival

South

12 April 2019 - 17 April 2019

A chance to enjoy dinosaur themed activities to get you into the dinosaur spirit! More than forty activities over five festival days and one night as TMAG is taken over by children and we open…

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Kids Love Science @ Love Living Locally Festival

South

7 April 2019

Budding rocket scientists, chemists, entomologists, electrical engineers, robotics experts and plant DNA scientists are needed for this year’s Love Living Locally festival. The Kids Love Science program is packed full of ‘hands on’ activities for…

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Heavens, What a Mess! Understanding and Dealing with the Problem of Space Debris

South

4 April 2019

A Fulbright Public Lecture presented by William P. Schonberg, P.E., D.S. F.ASCE, F.ASME, AssocF.AIAA. What is space junk, where does it come from and what is its impact now and into the future? This is a free public lecture.…

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