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2017

Big Changes in Big Places: Oceans and ice - Launceston

Three experts, with a knack for speaking plain English, will present short talks on large-scale changes in Earth's ice sheets and oceans, and the relevance of these changes to Australia.

Presenter(s):

  • Dr Stephanie Downes, Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems CRC
  • Dr Mathieu Mongin, CSIRO
  • Dr Felicity Graham, University of Tasmania
  • Dr Tas van Ommen, Australian Antarctic Division

Public Forum  Launceston  Sir Raymond Ferrall Centre, Newnham campus

Space, Practice, Mobility: On social inequality and educational politics

This symposium will offer perspectives on both the educational effects of the current political climate and the ways in which education and rurality are positioned.

Presenter(s):

  • Emeritus Professor Bill Green, Charles Sturt University
  • Professor Kim Donehower, University of North Dakota
  • Professor Michael Corbett, University of Tasmania
  • Dr Phillip Roberts, University of Canberra
  • Professor Unn-Doris Baeck, The Arctic University of Trømso
  • Professor Elaine Stratford, University of Tasmania
  • Professor Sue Kilpatrick, University of Tasmania

Public Forum  Launceston  Sir Raymond Ferrall Centre, Lecture Theatre 5, Newnham campus

2016

The Power of Parks - Launceston

Celebrating the Centenary of Tasmanian Parks, ​join us for a look at the benefits of national parks to conservation, the economy, community health and the Tasmanian identity.

Presenter(s):

  • Distinguished Professor Jamie Kirkpatrick, Head of Discipline for Geography and Spatial Sciences, University of Tasmania
  • Saul Eslake, internationally acclaimed economist and social commentator

Public Forum  Launceston  Lecture Theatre 5, Sir Raymond Ferrall Centre, Newnham Campus

2015

Feeling the Effects of the East Australian Current on Tasmania - Launceston

Three experts from diverse backgrounds each speaking for 15-20 minutes on the topic of the East Australian Current and its impacts on Tasmania, followed by a 30-45-minute panel discussion with the audience.

Presenter(s):

  • Dr Mike Pook, CSIRO Hobart
  • Dr Gretta Pecl, Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies
  • Dr Neil Holbrook, Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies
  • Dr Scott Ling, Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies

Public Lecture  Launceston  Sir Raymond Ferrall Centre, Newnham campus


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