The Royal Society of Tasmania: Winter Lecture Series 2012


Saving Tasmania’s Unique Animals

Start Date

19th Jun 2012 7:30pm

End Date

19th Jun 2012 9:30pm


Stanley Burbury Theatre, University Centre, Churchill Avenue, Sandy Bay campus

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The Royal Society of Tasmania

Winter Lecture Series 2012

Saving Tasmania's Unique Animals


Session One: Tuesday, 19 June, 7.30 pm
Chair: His Excellency, The Honourable Peter Underwood AC, Governor of Tasmania


Mammalian extinctions: lessons for Tasmania
Professor Chris Johnson, School of Zoology, University of Tasmania

Managing devils for species survival
Mr Andrew Sharman, Manager, Save the Devil Program, DPIPWE 

The nature of the Tasmanian devil facial tumour disease
Associate Professor Greg Woods, Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania


Session Two: Tuesday, 17 July, 7.30 pm
Chair: Professor Peter Rathjen, Vice-Chancellor, University of Tasmania


Sex and social behaviour in mammalian conservation
Professor Elissa Cameron, School of Zoology, University of Tasmania

Will Tasmanian devils follow Tasmanian tigers to extinction?
Dr Menna Jones
, School of Zoology, University of Tasmania 

A Tasmania without devils: environmental impacts and implications for feral species
Mr Nick Mooney, Richmond, Tasmania