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Launch of National Science Week 2021 + The Science of Recovery, Resilience & Renewal

Online

12 August 2021

Join as Canberra officially launches National Science Week and enjoy a special ‘Science of Recovery, Resilience & Renewal’ forum. (Keep an eye out for the Tassie part of the launch video!) Following the official launch…

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Webinar

Locating Cooperation in Response to COVID-19

Online

11 August 2021

Exploring the past and present situations, Professor Sara Davies examines three cases of global cooperation during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic: human rights, science and surveillance, and will also explore future opportunities and…

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Workshop

Bandicoot Bushes – Mt Nelson Bushcare

South

8 August 2021

Come and learn about bandicoots and what you can do in your own garden to help them thrive. Collect a free native plant or two to help you start your very own bandicoot bungalow. The…

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Performance

A Fleshy-Rooted Perennial

South

7 August 2021 - 8 August 2021

Alex Last and Contemporary Art Tasmania invite you to participate in a rehearsal of sensory experience, visualisation, and dialogue that delves into ecological entanglement. In this globalised world, living on stolen country, what does it…

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Festival

Beaker Street Festival

Statewide

4 August 2021 - 14 August 2021

Beaker Street Festival is an annual celebration and exploration of the intersection of science and art. Start out at the Festival Hub at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, a pop-up science bar, for fascinating…

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Webinar

Kimberlites – Volcanic insights into Earth’s deep interior

Online

1 August 2021

Kimberlites are rare igneous rocks that originate from the deepest-derived magmas on Earth and are the major source of diamonds. This talk will discuss the composition of kimberlite magmas and how they evolve as they…

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Webinar

Kimberlites: Volcanic Insights into Earth’s Deep Interior

Online

1 August 2021

Dr Adam Abersteiner, a Postdoctoral Researcher in geochemistry and melt inclusions at the University of Helsinki, Finland and an alumnus of UTAS, will be discussing kimberlites, rare igneous rocks that originate from the deepest-derived magmas…

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Event

National Science Week

Statewide

1 August 2021 - 31 August 2021

All across Tasmania, we celebrate National Science Week every August. Get hands-on with, science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM), meet local scientists, and enjoy being part of one of Australia’s biggest festivals! Science now, more…

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Workshop

National Tree Day at Dru Point

South

1 August 2021

Come along and help celebrate National Tree Day by planting native trees at Dru Point in Margate. National Tree Day this year will help provide a habitat for birds, bandicoots and other native animals. These…

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Webinar

COVID Detectorist: Professor Michael Breadmore

Online

29 July 2021

World-leading researcher on the fast detection of viruses, Professor Michael Breadmore, delivers the 2021 Arthur Cobbold Memorial Lecture.

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Talk

Plankton: the Surprising Seeds of Southern Clouds

South

29 July 2021

Clouds are one of the biggest challenges for predicting the future climate – on the one hand, they block sunlight from coming in; on the other hand, they trap heat at the surface. It’s especially…

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Book Launch

My Forests Book Launch

South

22 July 2021

Witness the spectacular tree houses of the Korowai of West Papua. Visit tree sitter Miranda Gibson, whose 449-day protest against clearfelling in Tasmania’s Tyenna Valley led to a World Heritage listing. Science Week Tasmania will…

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