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Lachlan Waterbug Blitz

South

24 November 2019

Like to fish and want to know what bugs the trout like? Interested in river health? Come down to the Lachlan River and be part of the national waterbug blitz! John Gooderham, co-author of ‘The…

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Talk

Reducing risk of dementia – evidence and opportunities

North

24 November 2019

The greatest risk factor for dementia is age. However, there is evidence that approximately a third of cases may be avoided if several potentially modifiable risk factors are addressed. Join Professor James Vickers, Director of…

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Film

Fem Fest: Women of the Island Screening

South

23 November 2019

A series of short documentaries that feature women in Tasmania. Stories told by women, about women including scientists like Dr Lila Landowski. Tickets available now. Part of FemFest 2019.  

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Book Launch

Book Launch: Planet Earth by Bob Brown

South

22 November 2019

In his first speech in the Senate, Bob Brown raised the threat posed by climate change. It has taken 10 years for politicians to finally begin to acknowledge the causes and effects of climate change.…

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Talk

Towards Healthy and Productive Landscapes

South

20 November 2019

How can we align food and fibre production with carbon sequestration and biodiversity to increase opportunities for future generations? How can we restore ecosystem health at the landscape scale while increasing productivity and capitalising on…

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Talk

Sustainability in the Pub: Hot Fish

South

20 November 2019

While the much visible youth-led Extinction Rebellion movement takes to streets worldwide and seek influence through social media, what is happening in our deep seas to combat the effects of global warming on the fishing…

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Talk

Wild Minds

South

13 November 2019

Wild Island presents Wild Minds – a series of 7 cutting edge presentations and conversations that explore Country, nature, wildness and people from a range of perspectives – Indigenous, activist, philosophical, scientific, artistic, literary, political…

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Event

National Innovation Games Hobart

South

12 November 2019

The National Innovation Games are coming to Hobart! Similar to events like UHack or GovHack, the Innovation Games will challenge you to solve a real business problem. The challenge focus of the day is: “How…

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Talk

AquaKulture

South

8 November 2019

Live Performance. Artist/Scientists Talk. Free Bar. From 5.30pm. November 8th. Aquakulture is a multimedia performance by award-winning British composer and performer Ryan Taylor. The piece explores the rapidly changing nature of aquaculture, it’s connection to…

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Event

Extinction Matters BioBlitz – Devonport

South

8 November 2019 - 9 November 2019

A BioBlitz is a festival of science in nature – an effort by the community, working with scientists and naturalists, to discover and record as many living things as possible within each site for a…

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Talk

Sharing Tasmanian Climate Change Stories on a Voyage to Antarctica

South

7 November 2019

Sharing stories is the way people communicate and learn, pass on knowledge, form judgments and act on changes. It is even more powerful when the stories you hear are from your community, your backyard, your…

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Event

#SciPubVolcanology: Venting scientific knowledge into the pub!

South

7 November 2019

Talking volcanoes at #SciPubVolcanology. Panelists: Dr. Martin Jutzeler , Lecturer in Earth Sciences, Earth Sciences & CODES, UTas Associate Professor Joanne Whittaker , IMAS, UTas TBD

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