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University of Tasmania Science Experience (Burnie)

North West

17 January 2017 - 19 January 2017

The Science Experience is a 3-day whirlwind of fun hands-on science, engineering and technology activities. Participants learn about Tasmania’s wildlife, experiment in the chemistry laboratory, experience local Agricultural Science workshops, get hands-on with new technology at…

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BIOBLITZ – explore the Tarkine

North West

17 November 2016 - 20 November 2016

Tarkine BioBlitz will bring together volunteer scientists, experts, naturalists and members of the public for a weekend of discovery, biodiversity surveys and fun in a truly remarkable place. We will be cataloguing the biodiversity we…

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The Power of Parks: Forum 2

North West

23 June 2016

A public forum celebrating the benefits that parks and reserves provide to Tasmania’s economy, society, environment and identity. KEYNOTE SPEAKERS Saul Eslake: Internationally acclaimed economist Dr Bill Jackson: Adjunct Professor, University of the Sunshine Coast; and…

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SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING CHALLENGE TASMANIAN NORTH WEST HEATS 2016 REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

North West

26 May 2016

Registrations for the 2016 Science and Engineering Challenge are now open and filling fast! REGIRSTER HERE:https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1_pPBZIcbDFs-jFF0WuPH1ggzsY0p1-k1sUmUNnOD5c0/viewform As soon as a date is full, (some are already nearly full) you will not be able to select that…

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Fabulous Fungi Public Lecture & Field Trips

North West

19 May 2016

A free public talk on ‘Fabulous Fungi’ by Fungimap’s Dr Sapphire McMullan-Fisher and ‘The Ins and Outs of Information about Australian Fungi’ by Dr Tom May. Fungimap, a national not-for-profit citizen-science organisation dedicated to the…

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Navigating the Internal Landscape: An artistic interpretation of disease

North West

6 May 2016 - 2 June 2016

This exhibition combines art and science to explore the impact of cancer on our contemporary lives. Through artistic visualisation this event aims to contribute to greater discussion and understanding about cancer, increasing the awareness and importance of preventative…

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National Science Week Information Session: Ulverstone

North West

23 March 2016

The exploration, discovery and excitement that is National Science Week  is back with another amazing state-wide program planned for 2016. National Science Week is an opportunity for all Australians to celebrate science and the role…

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Cosmic Nomad with Josh Richards (Ulverstone)

North West

23 March 2016

Comedian, physicist, and general troublemaker Josh Richards knows his days are numbered: short-listed for a one-way mission to Mars in 2026, he’s probably going to die there… So if you had 10 years left on…

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Save Each Drop

North West

10 February 2016

Join TasWater’s Education Coordinator, Gina Harvey, at the Penguin Visitor Information Centre to hear how you can save water around the home. Be sure to stop by for a chat! www.taswater.com.au/Community—Environment/Save-each-drop

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The Science Experience: Burnie

North West

27 January 2016 - 29 January 2016

The Science Experience is a three-day program of science activities held during the summer holidays for Year 9 and 10 students. Students participate in a range of hands-on science and engineering activities held on campus…

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Tarkine BioBlitz

North West

19 November 2015 - 22 November 2015

The Bob Brown Foundation would like to invite you to participate in a Tarkine BioBlitz, A BioBlitz is a festival of science in nature. In one of the world’s last wild places, the Tarkine, our…

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Alan Burn Memorial Lecture: Liquefaction- Solid Ground Becoming Like Liquid?

North West

27 October 2015

The Alan Burn Memorial Lecture aims to promote engineering and science to the Tasmanian public, and recognise the contributions of an eminent Tasmanian engineer; Professor Alan Burn. This years’ lecture will be delivered by Professor…

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