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Ignoring natural history could damn aquatic species

South

31 March 2022

We hear a lot about the climate pressures on ocean life, but freshwater ecosystems are actually disproportionally threatened: there’s not much liquid freshwater in the first place, and society is eyeing off what’s left as…

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Kids

Bush Stories

South

29 March 2022 - 12 April 2022

Get connected with nature in Hobart’s beautiful Bushland Reserves. Join for an active morning exploring wild places, discovering amazing plants, fantastic fungi, and finding creatures big and small. Along the journey, you’ll find a magical spot…

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Talk

“Understanding Early Earth Environments” – Dr Indrani Mukherjee

North

27 March 2022

The transition of a simple cell into a complex one, billions of years ago, is the reason we share the planet with millions of species today. Indrani Mukherjee will be discussing her research, which focuses…

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Kids

Robotics and Coding Afternoon

South

26 March 2022 - 2 April 2022

Join this fun, hands-on workshop with robotics and coding, designed for children and young people aged 8 – 15 years. Learn to drive and code a transparent programmable sphere made by Sphero or code an…

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Festival

Bruny Island Bird Festival

South

25 March 2022 - 27 March 2022

Come to Bruny Island to celebrate the remarkable diversity of birdlife on the island. The three-day festival is jam-packed with bird-related events, including guided walks, tours, lectures, art, music, markets and cultural celebrations. Read through…

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Talk

Climate change post Glasgow in terms of Tasmania’s role in Antarctica

Online

23 March 2022

The COP 26 UN Climate Change Conference, hosted by the UK and Italy, took place in November 2021. Since then, what was achieved? What were the outcomes? How do these reconcile with Tasmania’s role as…

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Event

Moonlighting: a Dark Sky Apéro Series with Luke Burgess

South

18 March 2022

As the full moon rises, gather high above the Hobart CBD to share stimulating conversation, local beverages, and seasonal small plates, with legendary Tasmanian chef Luke Burgess. This month’s guest speaker is Stuart Hamilton, a…

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Talk

Future Hobart: Cool, Connected and Climate Ready?

South

16 March 2022

This CityTalks conversation will focus on how to design a resilient city through climate adaption strategies and the increase of green infrastructure. The expert panel will explore the threats and opportunities for warming cities and…

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Webinar

New Data from Historic Collections

Online

16 March 2022

Across Australia there are 60 million natural history specimens held at museums, universities, botanic gardens, herbaria, seed banks and at CSIRO. These collections are made up of whole organisms, skins, tissue samples, skeletons and DNA…

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Talk

Shelf Life Sense and Sensibility Webinar

Online

10 March 2022

When it comes to shelf-life there is a lot of science, practice, and myths. This webinar is aimed to debunk the science behind shelf-life. The diverse range of speakers from academia to industry will offer…

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Webinar

2022 Spike Prime Challenge Information Webinar

Online

10 March 2022

RoboCup Junior Australia is excited to be kick starting the 2022 Season with the nationwide Spike Prime Challenge, with a theme this year of ‘Journey’. RoboCup Junior is a project-oriented educational initiative that sponsors local,…

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Talk

Inspiring Women in STEMM Online Event for International Women’s Day

Online

8 March 2022

Come hear the inspiring stories of the 2021 Inspiring Women in STEMM fellows. The Inspiring Women in STEMM program seeks to lift the profile of some of the incredible young female scientists in Tasmania and…

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