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National Science Week

Statewide

11 August 2018 - 19 August 2018

Australia’s biggest festival is back! Each year Tasmania hosts around 100 events during National Science Week. Check out the full program at scienceweek.net.au.

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Where? Where? Wedgie! Citizen Science Project

Statewide

25 May 2018 - 27 May 2018

Help us find out how many wedge-tailed eagles there are in Tasmania! This NatureTrackers citizen science project invites all Tasmanians to help us monitor Tasmania’s diurnal birds of prey, with a focus on wedge-tailed eagles,…

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Tasmanian Science and Engineering Challenge 2018

Statewide

23 May 2018 - 1 June 2018

***Update: This program is now full*** The Science and Engineering Challenge (the Challenge) is an outreach program aimed at changing student’s perceptions of science and engineering. Through the Challenge, students experience aspects of these disciplines…

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Grants for National Science Week events

Statewide

26 March 2018 - 24 April 2018

Applications are now open for grants of up to $500 to help you run a public event during National Science Week (11-19 August). View the information and apply now right here on WhySci! whysci.org.au/science-week-seed-grants-2018 Budget…

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CONSTAT Science Teachers Conference

Statewide

23 March 2018 - 24 March 2018

Theme: Game Changers and Change Makers What is CONSTAT? Annual Conference of the Science Teachers’ Association of Tasmania When: Friday 23rd March (Field trips and on-site excursions in the North West of Tasmania followed by the…

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Shell Questacon Science Circus Tassie Tour

Statewide

16 October 2017 - 12 November 2017

Australia’s greatest touring Science Circus is coming to Tasmania! The Shell Questacon Science Circus is a great opportunity for parents and children to share, discover and explore science together. You can encourage a fascination and…

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Robot engineering meets Antarctic science webinar

Statewide

23 August 2017

ALUMNI WEBINAR SERIES 2017 Presented by Dr Damien Guihen In this webinar Damien will discuss the need for autonomous observations in the Antarctic and the technological, logistical and coordination challenges that this presents. Damien will…

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Australian Commercial Fisheries – what’s holding them back?

Statewide

21 June 2017

Join Professor Caleb Gardner from the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies as he discusses the contradictions within Australian commercial fisheries. Australia has one of the largest exclusive economic zones (EEZs) yet produces very little…

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Research Week 2016 – University of Tasmania

Statewide

27 August 2016 - 2 September 2016

The strength and diversity of the University’s research will be showcased during this year’s Research Week (27 August – 2 September). The week will highlight the University’s research excellence across campuses in Hobart, Launceston, Burnie…

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Science Investigation Awards 2016

Statewide

25 August 2016 - 16 September 2016

The annual Science Investigation Awards challenge Year 5 – 12 students to investigate a scientific hypothesis of their choice from one of the following themes: Agricultural Science, Engineering, Environmental & Marine, Physical Sciences and Health…

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Staying cool under pressure: The psychology of extreme environments

Statewide

6 June 2016

Join us online for our second alumni lunchtime webinar presented by Dr Kimberley Norris from the School of Medicine (Psychology) at the University of Tasmania. Dr Norris will discuss how people adapt, survive and thrive…

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Link Festival 2015

Statewide

16 February 2015 - 17 February 2015

design + technology + social change Link Festival brings together Australia’s leading and emerging social innovators and a new generation of design and technology professionals to explore the nexus of design, technology and social change. Speakers include…

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