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Devil in the Detail: Tassie’s threatened species

Statewide

7 September 2020

National Threatened Species Day commemorates the death of the last known thylacine, or Tasmanian tiger, in 1936. A panel of our top researchers will come together to discuss endangered Tasmanian devils, wedge-tailed eagles and the…

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Royal Society September Lecture – Tasmania’s highland ecosystems

Statewide

6 September 2020

Tasmania’s high altitude, treeless landscape is a complex ecosystem that could be at risk in future if the climate continues to warm. Hear the winner of the Royal Society of Tasmania’s Clive Lord Medal 2019,…

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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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TastroFest Online

North West

15 August 2020 - 23 August 2020

TastroFest heads online in 2020! There’s plenty of videos to watch including night sky tours and bedtime stories for kids. For more details visit the TastroFest Facebook page! Tasmania has some of the cleanest and…

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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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Returning in 2021 – Festival of Bright Ideas

South

15 August 2020

PLEASE NOTE THAT FOBI 2020 HAS BEEN CANCELLED. A fun event for all Tasmanians, the Festival of Bright ideas showcases science, tech, engineering, maths, arts, and more. Come see, play, eat, drink, and interact! Visit…

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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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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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Beer Aquatic: Biodiversity in Tasmania’s waters

South

30 July 2020

Neville Barrett is a marine biologist at UTAS who has studied marine biodiversity in Tasmania for over thirty years, from estuaries to the deep waters off the continental shelf. He’ll be talking about the diversity…

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QVMAG Royal Park Guided Tour – Weird, Wild and Wacky

North

14 July 2020 - 26 July 2020

This activity-based tour is designed for families. Find out fun and freaky facts about Tassie’s feathered and furry friends. Suitable for ages 5 yrs + Please arrive before 2pm ready for 2.15pm tour More dates…

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