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Sixty Years of the Antarctic Treaty

South

8 May 2019

This is the first of two Australian Institute of International Affairs events this year focusing on 60 Years of the Antarctic Treaty, discussing its achievements, challenges and looking forward to what comes next. Antarctica is…

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The second quantum revolution: the promise of quantum technology

South

8 May 2019

Join Prof David Jamieson, from the School of Physics, University of Melbourne and ARC Centre of Excellence for Quantum Computation and Communication Technology, for this FREE Public Lecture. Every day we effortlessly apply the products of the…

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The Royal Society of Tasmania Lecture: 2019 Doctoral Award Winners

South

7 May 2019

For the May lecture of the Royal Society we will hear from the joint winners of the 2018 RST Doctoral Thesis Award. This award is given annually to two recently graduated PhD academics who have…

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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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