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Science in the Park

South

31 March 2019

Scientists and teachers will present a series of workshops and hands-on activities for kids of all ages including guided hikes, aboriginal science and dance (with NITA guides), DNA extraction, crystal chemistry, create your own ocean…

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Disaster Averted? How green firebreaks could shield Hobart

South

28 March 2019

Could so-called green firebreaks – strips of low flammability plant-life – protect Hobart from a bushfire disaster? Dr Tim Curran, Senior Lecturer in Ecology at Lincoln University in New Zealand, is a world authority on…

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Cosmic Voids: What’s in there?

South

26 March 2019

A special public talk by Dr Krzysztof Bolejko from the School of Natural Sciences, University of Tasmania. The Universe on its largest scales (i.e. scales of billion of light years) has the form of a web. The cosmic…

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Growing Healthy Hearts

North

24 March 2019

Presented by Dr Costan Magnussen. Although typically considered diseases of middle or older age, the initial stages of heart disease begin in childhood. This presentation will overview some of Dr Magnussen’s research findings on the role…

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A Symposium: Dinosaurs and Evolution of Life

South

23 March 2019 - 24 March 2019

The Royal Society of Tasmania has put together a once-in-a-lifetime program of talks on the latest discoveries about dinosaurs and evolution. We have invited the top dinosaur experts from around Australia to present their recent research on…

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Pandemic at Ten Days on the Island

South

22 March 2019 - 13 May 2019

Re-live the horror of the 1919 Spanish Flu in this searing art-meets-science exhibition that shines a spotlight on modern attitudes to disease. Pandemic features powerful contemporary art including a ceramic installation about breast cancer where viewers can…

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PooFlip Workshop for Teachers

South

21 March 2019

Teachers are invited to join Dr.Rob Wiltshire, PooFlip creator and Senior Lecturer at the University of Tasmania’s Biological Sciences for a workshop to unpack the PooFlip and revisit the Flip family: EucaFlip, TreeFlip and FungiFlip. The latest in the…

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Thinking Outside the Box: New perspectives in Alzheimer’s research

South

20 March 2019

The Menzies Institute for Medical Research is holding a free public lecture on exciting new directions in Alzheimer’s disease research. Professor Tracey Dickson will host the event and the topics will include: Dr Owen Marshall…

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Triassic Night

South

15 March 2019

TMAG and Beaker Street have teamed up to bring you Triassic Night! Check out Dinosaur rEvolution: Secrets of Survival after dark, plus fascinating talks, live music, prehistoric cocktails, and more. Be there or be extinct.…

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The Universe and the future of space (Launceston)

North

13 March 2019

For one-night only, ANU superstar Astrophysicist Dr Brad Tucker will visit Hobart to talk about the Universe and the future of space followed by an evening of stargazing with the audience. In the past few…

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The Universe and the future of space (Hobart)

South

12 March 2019

For one-night only, ANU superstar Astrophysicist Dr Brad Tucker will visit Hobart to talk about the Universe and the future of space followed by an evening of stargazing with the audience. In the past few…

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Girls Dig Dinosaurs

South

9 March 2019

Celebrating International Women’s Day, a morning of activities and talks highlighting the achievements of female paleontologists and Earth scientists. Short talks and hands-on paleo activities, with a focus on girls. Please visit the website for…

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