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Making Art with Maths and Evolution

South

25 February 2020

See how mathematics and evolution can create art with international guest Professor Daniel Ashlock. Many mathematical processes can create complex and potentially artistic images. These same processes can also create an unpleasant mess and, typically,…

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Festival

Kids Love Science @ Love Living Locally

South

23 February 2020

Love Living Locally is returning to the Community Hub in 2020 and will showcase some fun and family-friendly science activities in the Kids Love Science tent! This is a free community gathering to celebrate living…

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Workshop

Plan a Native Garden

South

23 February 2020

Go for a walk with the Head Gardener and discuss landscaping tips, plant selection, simple soil analysis, pruning and more! Learn why planting a native garden is so important to our local environment. Afternoon tea…

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Talk

Hobart Fire Forum

South

13 February 2020

The bushfire crisis unfolding on the mainland has highlighted the need to change the way we deal with bushfires, climate change and risk. The Australia Institute and the new Independent Science Council of Tasmania is…

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Event

Science in the Pub: Fire

South

6 February 2020

  #scipubfire – find out the science behind Australia’s unprecedented bush fires. Details TBC Please note: the venue has moved to the Black Buffalo Hotel. Why attend Science in the Pub? Do you really need…

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Book Launch

Book Launch: Flight Lines

South

5 February 2020

A stunning work of narrative non-fiction about the extraordinary migratory shorebirds, combining personal narrative, vivid imagery, and fascinating new science. Andrew follows these shorebirds from Australia’s southern ocean to the Arctic and back, exploring the…

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Kids

Operation Ouch

South

11 January 2020

TV’s favourite doctors return to Australia these summer school holidays with a brand new show! Following two sell-out Australian tours, and a smash hit season in London’s West End, Dr Chris and Dr Xand are…

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Conference

Cutting Edge Symposium – Saving Our Seas

South

8 January 2020

This Symposium is focused on global efforts to understand ecological changes in the world’s oceans that are associated with climate impacts. The Symposium is aimed at researchers, policy makers and managers using phytoplankton time-series to…

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Workshop

Fermented As Anything

South

18 December 2019

A delicious hands-on workshop on the science and art of making your own fermented foods and drinks. Presented by Dr Margo Adler and Nanna Bayer: a marriage of two enthusiastic fermenters from very different worlds,…

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Exhibit

OktoLab19

South

14 December 2019 - 25 January 2020

OktoLab19 brings together artists, writers and scientists to investigate octopuses in all their extraordinary glory. The exhibition aims is to contribute new ways of understanding and conceptualizing octopuses, in respect to their being-in-the-world and our perception…

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Workshop

Possum and Glider Citizen Science Workshop

South

11 December 2019

The workshop will look at research on possums and gliders in Tasmania well as a new citizen science app for monitoring these interesting animals.

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Event

#SciPubWild: Wild diseases – the answers are out there

South

5 December 2019

Featuring speakers from the Wild and Comparative Immunology (WACI) 2019 workshop in Hobart, 5-6 December Panellists Travis Beddoe, La Trobe University Chrissie Ong, Menzies Institute for Medical Research, University of Tasmania Liana Wait, Princeton University

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