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Our World: a scientific exploration

North

12 August 2019 - 13 September 2019

Science will be part of the solution to every problem in the 21st century – and it will continue to illuminate humanity and humanity’s place in the universe. This exhibition involves an appreciation of the…

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Breaking New Ground (part of National Science Week)

North

11 August 2019

Join four University of Tasmania PhD candidates as they present their research in this special event. Microbiome: The new clinical frontier Ravichandra Vemuri’s project is a collaboration between the UTAS, CSIRO (Brisbane), and UAS labs…

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Festival

Festival of Bright Ideas 2019

South

10 August 2019

A fun event for all Tasmanians, the Festival of Bright ideas showcases science, tech, engineering, maths, arts, and more. Come see, play, eat, drink, and interact! Visit FOBI online to find out more, or to…

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Talk

How neutrons can save the world

South

6 August 2019

Dr Helen Maynard-Casey, a physicist from ANSTO, has been awarded the Australian Institute of Physics (AIP) Women in Physics (WiP) lectureship this year. From the shape of a virus and how a drug can disable it, to…

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Exhibit

In the Shadow of the Earth

South

2 August 2019 - 30 August 2019

A celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the moon landing bought to you by Artist Run Scientific Exploration; A.R.S.E. We hold the future in our memory and our imagination. Few moments in human history have…

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Festival

National Science Week

Statewide

1 August 2019 - 31 August 2019

All across Tasmania, we celebrate National Science Week every August. Technically it’s 10-18 August but we just can’t contain all the events on the Apple Isle in just one week. So welcome to Science Month!…

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Festival

TastroFest

North West

1 August 2019 - 3 August 2019

Tasmania has some of the cleanest and clearest skies in the world.  It just stands to reason that we celebrate our location with a festival of astronomy. Spanning the 40th to the 44th parallel, Tasmania…

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Talk

University of Tasmania Alumni Public Forum: For and From Tasmania (Hobart)

South

31 July 2019

Hear from three University of Tasmania alumni about their life after University. There will be a welcome address by the Chancellor, The Honourable Michael Field AC. Complimentary drinks and canapés will be provided afterwards to enable…

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Talk

Harmful Algal Blooms in the Australian Region

North

28 July 2019

While microalgal blooms are natural phenomena, since the 1980s their impacts on public health, tourism and fisheries have increased in frequency, intensity and geographic distribution. Environmental agencies and aquaculture are increasingly forced to invest in…

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Event

What happens to the oceans during an ice age?

South

25 July 2019

Ever wonder how the oceans coped with ice ages? What sort of changes might have happened? And how can we study these now? Don you Tassie Tuxedo and come down to the Hobart Brewing Company…

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Talk

RSV Nuyina: Design development of Australia’s new Antarctic vessel

South

25 July 2019

In this presentation Vic Doust, Icebreaker Project ILS Officer at Australian Antarctic Division, will provide an overview of the design development process for RSV Nuyina. The Australian Government is delivering a new world-leading Antarctic icebreaker, RSV…

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One Small Step: 50 years since the Apollo missions to the Moon

South

16 July 2019

On 21 July 1969 (Australian time), the world watched as Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin (‘Buzz’) Aldrin became the first people to walk on the Moon. Over the following two and a half…

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