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Cosmic Relief Live Webinar: Science vs. Fake News

Statewide

24 September 2020

COSMIC RELIEF Live Webinars with Fred Watson. Fake news is not new. Intentionally misleading stories have been around for centuries, but today, everyone’s a journalist (or thinks they are), and advertising revenue drives social media…

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Health of the Planet

Statewide

24 September 2020

The health of our planet has been one of the defining issues of 2020, with record-breaking bushfires in Australia and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Former Ambassador Ruth Adler, Griffith University’s Sara Davies and the CSIRO’s…

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Science Week Tasmania Seed Grants for 2021 Events and Activities – Info Session

Statewide

21 September 2020

We’re excited to announce our next seed grant round for Science Week and STEM engagement events and activities in 2021! Register now for this online information session and find out how to apply for up…

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Celebrating Science 2020 online event

Statewide

19 September 2020

Speakers, forums and workshops delivered by scientists, teachers and students. Hear about current research and share your ideas on science education in Tasmania. This will be a free zoom meeting – the zoom link will…

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Street Smart: How cities are reshaping their streets in response to COVID-19

Statewide

16 September 2020

An expert panel discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed our relationship to city streets and public places. Presenters: Skye Duncan, Director, Global Designing Cities Initiative Councillor Anna Reynolds, Lord Mayor of Hobart Stacey Pennicott,…

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Space Battery Design – It’s Not Just a Battery

Statewide

16 September 2020

The application of battery technology to space applications necessitates a multi-disciplinary approach to battery design development, to optimize power and electrical performance requirements with the challenging mechanical and thermal environments of space. This presentation will…

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Devil in the Detail: Tassie’s threatened species

Statewide

7 September 2020

National Threatened Species Day commemorates the death of the last known thylacine, or Tasmanian tiger, in 1936. A panel of our top researchers will come together to discuss endangered Tasmanian devils, wedge-tailed eagles and the…

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Royal Society September Lecture – Tasmania’s highland ecosystems

Statewide

6 September 2020

Tasmania’s high altitude, treeless landscape is a complex ecosystem that could be at risk in future if the climate continues to warm. Hear the winner of the Royal Society of Tasmania’s Clive Lord Medal 2019,…

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Cosmic Relief Live Webinar: The Volcanic Solar System

Statewide

27 August 2020

COSMIC RELIEF Live Webinars with Fred Watson. In some parts of the world, volcanoes are an important part of everyday life. In space, too, they are more common than you might imagine. In this informative…

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Sci Art Walks

Statewide

22 August 2020 - 31 January 2020

Beaker Street Festival presents Sci Art Walks, a series of audio escapes featuring some of Tasmania’s most innovative and accomplished scientists and cultural icons, with original music composed and performed by a stunning lineup of…

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National Science Week Online

Statewide

15 August 2020 - 23 August 2020

All across Tasmania, we celebrate National Science Week every August, but this year it’s heading online. Tasmanians get to stay safe and healthy while learning about, and getting hands on with, science, technology, engineering, and…

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A Space like no other : the past, present and future of Tasmania’s involvement in space

Statewide

12 August 2020

Presented by Professor Simon Ellingsen from the University of Tasmania “As small island sitting on the edge of the Pacific and Southern oceans Tasmania has a view of the sky accessible to few others. Tasmania…

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