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Fact or Fiction

South

20 June 2013

FUN and FREE public event for all ages. Is there FACT in your favourite science FICTION film? Is it possible to fight the dark side with a light sabre? Could you make yourself disappear with…

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Future proofing the food supply: Session One "Agricultural Innovation"

South

18 June 2013

The first of two sessions in the Royal Society of Tasmania’s Winter Lecture Series 2013 will be chaired by UTAS Vice-Chancellor Prof Peter Rathjen and include three presentations. Tasmania as a food bowl? by Professor…

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Celebrate World Oceans Day & WWKIP Day with Hooked! from the Mountain Dragon to the Handfish

North West

15 June 2013

CELEBRATE … World Oceans Day and World Wide Knit In Public Day with Hooked! from the Mountain Dragon to the Handfish – a project of Cradle Coast Natural Resource Management. WORLD OCEANS DAY… (held annually…

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Exhibition Opening Night – 'Hooked! from the Mountain Dragon to the Handfish'

North West

31 May 2013

Opening Night for the exhibition of the community arts and environment project ‘Hooked! from the Mountain Dragon to the Handfish‘, showcasing the numerous works produced in workshops held during 2012-13 throughout the north west of…

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Interactions between physical and biological processes in the ocean

South

28 May 2013

A public lecture presented by Dr Peter Strutton form the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS). ABSTRACT: Ocean phytoplankton form the base of the marine food chain and produce half of Earth’s oxygen. Like…

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Taking the separation out of separation science: A lecture from the Dean's Seminar Series

South

27 May 2013

A lecture by Prof Emily Hilder from the UTAS School of Chemistry. Recent advances in separation science mean that separations of many compounds in complex samples are now relatively easily realised. Advances in sample preparation…

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The Royal Society of Tasmania Lecture Series – Opthalmology Advances

North

26 May 2013

Ophthalmology Advances Presentation by Dr Brendan Vote

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Hooked! from the Mountain Dragon to the Handfish – Community Art Exhibition

North West

25 May 2013 - 30 June 2013

The community arts and environment project ‘Hooked! from the Mountain Dragon to the Handfish‘ culminates in this exhibition, showcasing the numerous works produced in workshops held during 2012-13 throughout the north west of Tasmania. Hooked!…

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Science in the Kitchen Garden Workshops Series – Chemistry of Cooking

South

20 May 2013

By understanding the basics of chemistry and physics as it applies to food we can utilise the very best aspects of cookery. Maximising taste and nutrition in fresh food, developing fat free cooking techniques and…

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The Science of Crowds and Cocktail Parties

South

17 May 2013

A comedy performance by Catalyst presenter Ruben Meerman Join Ruben for some cocktails, canapes and a few laughs as he reveals the fascinating science of cocktail parties with live demonstrations and experiments. Learn the scientifically…

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Menzies Research Institute 25th Anniversary Event

South

10 May 2013

Join host Bernie Hobbs (from the ABC;s New Inventors) and researchers Alison Venn, Graeme Jones, Bruce Taylor and Tania Winzenberg to celebrate Menzies 25 years of research discoveries with a debate on “Vitamin D: Should a regular screening program be…

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Australian Antarctic Division Public Seminar: Foraging ecology of mysticete cetaceans of the Western Antarctic Peninsula

South

9 May 2013

The Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) hosts the Antarctic Seminar Series to provide an opportunity to showcase work undertaken through the Australian Antarctic program and related Antarctic activities. The general public are encouraged and welcome to…

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