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Book Launch

BOOK LAUNCH: Child of Gondwana

South

4 December 2019

It is a good time to write about Tasmanian geology. Many previous uncertainties have been clarified by research and field studies. The age and origin of our Precambrian rocks is now reasonably well known, and…

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Workshop

Summer Orchard Walk: Improve your orchard planning and outputs with science!

South

2 December 2019

Specialist David Williams looks in detail at what’s involved in creating Tasmanian IPMD (Integrated Pest and Disease Management ) Orchard Plans including an orchard walk, hands on monitoring session and planning workshop. Lunch is included.…

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Event

Sunday Sip of Science with CSIRO

South

1 December 2019

Join the CSIRO on a Sunday afternoon in the pub for some drinks, food and science. Climate change affects us all – but what role does science play? World-renowned scientist Professor Benny Freeman will talk…

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Event

2019 Australian-International Model Solar Challenge

South

30 November 2019 - 1 December 2019

Teams from all over Australia and overseas race cars and boats that run on solar power. The public is welcome to view the races.

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Talk

Creative (Climate) Communications

South

28 November 2019

Conversations about climate change at the science-policy interface and in our lives are stuck. In this presentation, Maxwell Boykoff will explain how to get them unstuck by integrating lessons from the social sciences and humanities.…

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Event

What does Japan’s policy shift in whaling mean for global whale populations?

South

28 November 2019

For only the second time in many decades there will be no whaling in the Southern Ocean this summer. Japan’s departure from the IWC last July is the most dramatic change in whale politics and…

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Talk

The quest for new physics

South

28 November 2019

The standard model of particle physics is an extremely successful theory, but we know that it is an incomplete description of nature. Professor Raymond Volkas will review the evidence for “new physics”: interactions and particles…

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Talk

Medical Records and the Dark Web

South

26 November 2019

Hear how medical records have become a hot commodity for cybercriminals and how you can secure your health information. This is a free event.

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Workshop

Lachlan Waterbug Blitz

South

24 November 2019

Like to fish and want to know what bugs the trout like? Interested in river health? Come down to the Lachlan River and be part of the national waterbug blitz! John Gooderham, co-author of ‘The…

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Film

Fem Fest: Women of the Island Screening

South

23 November 2019

A series of short documentaries that feature women in Tasmania. Stories told by women, about women including scientists like Dr Lila Landowski. Tickets available now. Part of FemFest 2019.  

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Book Launch

Book Launch: Planet Earth by Bob Brown

South

22 November 2019

In his first speech in the Senate, Bob Brown raised the threat posed by climate change. It has taken 10 years for politicians to finally begin to acknowledge the causes and effects of climate change.…

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Talk

Sustainability in the Pub: Hot Fish

South

20 November 2019

While the much visible youth-led Extinction Rebellion movement takes to streets worldwide and seek influence through social media, what is happening in our deep seas to combat the effects of global warming on the fishing…

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