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Cosmic Relief Live Webinar: The Volcanic Solar System

Statewide

27 August 2020

COSMIC RELIEF Live Webinars with Fred Watson. In some parts of the world, volcanoes are an important part of everyday life. In space, too, they are more common than you might imagine. In this informative…

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Sci Art Walks

Statewide

22 August 2020 - 31 January 2020

Beaker Street Festival presents Sci Art Walks, a series of audio escapes featuring some of Tasmania’s most innovative and accomplished scientists and cultural icons, with original music composed and performed by a stunning lineup of…

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Festival

National Science Week Online

Statewide

15 August 2020 - 23 August 2020

All across Tasmania, we celebrate National Science Week every August, but this year it’s heading online. Tasmanians get to stay safe and healthy while learning about, and getting hands on with, science, technology, engineering, and…

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A Space like no other : the past, present and future of Tasmania’s involvement in space

Statewide

12 August 2020

Presented by Professor Simon Ellingsen from the University of Tasmania “As small island sitting on the edge of the Pacific and Southern oceans Tasmania has a view of the sky accessible to few others. Tasmania…

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Science in the Pub: Exports

Statewide

6 August 2020

#SciPub SciExports Celebrating homegrown talent contributing to solving problems in Australia and around the World. Panellists Dr Claire Sayers, Malaria biologist at Umeå University, Sweden, from Devonport Payton Rodman, Astrophysicist at the University of Cambridge,…

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Talk

From Surface to Satellites – remote sensing from drones advances our understanding of plant biodiversity

Statewide

2 August 2020

Biodiversity loss is recognised to pose one of the most serious threats to human well-being as biodiversity underpins ecosystem services, such as biomass production, carbon sequestration, and pollination. The scientific community has called for the…

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Talk

Webinar: The Restoration of Tasmania’s Giant Kelp Forests

Statewide

8 July 2020

Climate change has killed nearly all lutruwita/Tasmania’s epic giant kelp forests because of warming waters and invasive sea urchins. But these subterranean forests – which suck CO2 and pollutants out of the water and provide…

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Science in the Pub: Waste (Live Streamed)

Statewide

2 July 2020

Come along for a live Zoom SciPub all about waste! Where does it come from? Where does it go? And how can we get to zero-waste? This special SciPub event will help celebrate Plastic-free July,…

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Talk

COVID-19 and You: Pandemics by the numbers (online webinar)

Statewide

2 July 2020

Have you been trying to keep up with the flood of news and information about COVID 19? Have you been noticing that a lot of it is quite… well, MATHSY? Exponential growth, logarithmic scales, contact…

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Talk

Virtual Indigenous Astronomy Panel

Statewide

30 June 2020

You’re invited to the presentation of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander STEM Student Achievement Award, 2019 Celebrate the success of winner, young Perth woman Alana Dooley and to hear from a panel on the…

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Exhibit

Dream Big Careers Exhibition online

Statewide

17 June 2020 - 16 August 2020

Now in it’s 6th year, this popular North-West primary schools P-6 exhibition asks students to consider their future career by creating artworks articulating their dream job. Due to COVID-19, this year’s Dream Big exhibition has…

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Science in the Pub: Home Trivia Night (Live Streamed)

Statewide

4 June 2020

#SciPubHomeTrivia, an online trivia night with games and prizes. Form a team with those in your household, or join in and form a new team on the night! Great for meeting new people. More details…

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