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Science Discovery Team

North

23 March 2013 - 7 December 2013

Hands on activities for children aged 5 to 13 which provide a better understanding of our animals, plants and geology. Each session focuses on a different group: 23 March- Reptiles & Amphibians 4 May- Mammals…

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DID CURIOSITY KILL THE THYLACINE?

North

23 March 2013

We’re asking questions about thylacines, extinction, research, conservation, cloning and puppets, examining them all from the perspective of the arts and science. Zoology experts, educators, artists and noted scientists will ask how do we ensure…

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The Accelerating Universe with Nobel laureate Prof Brian Schmidt

South

23 March 2013

  Nobel laureate for Physics, Professor Brian Schmist presents “The Accelerating Universe”. In 1998 two teams traced back the expansion of the universe over billions of years and discovered that it was accelerating, a startling…

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Bat Information Evening

South

21 March 2013

UTAS PhD student Lisa Cawthen (and bat expert!) will be giving a short talk on Tasmanian bats with a focus on bat rescue and care, followed by a short night walk around the Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary.

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Tree breeding in Australia and China, comparisons and contrasts

South

20 March 2013

Dr Dean Williams will present a short talk entitled ‘Tree breeding in Australia and China, comparisons and contrasts’.  Forestry Tasmania has been breeding plantation eucalypts for over 30 years and shares that experience and expertise around…

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UTAS Careers Fair

South

18 March 2013 - 22 March 2013

UTAS is proud to announce the re-launch of their Careers Fair, with an exciting new format. During Careers Week 2013, UTAS will be hosting five days of career-related activities and events, with each day focusing…

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DID CURIOSITY KILL THE THYLACINE?

South

16 March 2013

We’re asking questions about thylacines, extinction, research, conservation, cloning and puppets, examining them all from the perspective of the arts and science. Zoology experts, educators, artists and noted scientists will ask how do we ensure…

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The Dream of the Thylacine

South

15 March 2013 - 24 March 2013

The Dream of the Thylacine is an ode to hope when reality may be elusive. Based on the beautiful, illustrated children’s storybook by Ron Brooks and Margaret Wild, Sydney’s Erth Visual & Physical Inc. bring…

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The Contribution of Chemistry in the Search for Extraterrestrial Habitable Environments

South

12 March 2013

The Royal Australian Chemical Institute Tasmanian Branch Presents this lecture by Professor Paulo de Souza. Water is the fundamental substance for life as we know it. In search for life beyond Earth, a number of…

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Science in the Pub: Emerging Technologies

South

7 March 2013

What are your fears and hopes about new directions in biotechnology and nanotechnology? Hobart is a hub of brilliant new research and here’s a chance to have a drink and a chat with some of…

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Science in Society Forum

North

6 March 2013

Come and hear what a range of prominent scientists and thinkers have to say about the importance of science to the future and get involved in the discussion. This event will be hosted by Dr…

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Ship's Log Blog

South

5 March 2013 - 31 March 2013

A group of Masters students from the University’s Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) are on a sea voyage from Sydney to Hobart aboard CSIRO’s RV Southern Surveyor. They set sail yesterday. We have…

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