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Young Tassie Scientists

Our fun and friendly Young Tassie Scientists are volunteer, early-career researchers who travel across Tasmania during August in celebration of National Science Week.

Appearing at local community Science Fairs and schools statewide – come chat, ask questions and find out what scientists really do!

When: Monday, July 31 2017 till Friday, September 1 2017. 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Topic: Archaeology and antiquity, Human body and movement, Energy and transport, Environment and nature, Health and medical, Space and astronomy, Innovation and technology
Cost: Free
Social Media: Twitter

Invite Young Tassie Scientists to support your own National Science Week event!

Want an astrophysicist to talk about the stars? Need a chemist to explain how a Mentos fountain works? Keen to have a zoologist share stories about Tassie’s weird and wonderful wildlife? We have all these and more – marine scientists, mathematicians, medical researchers, mathematicians – and those are just the M’s!!!

Young Tassie Scientists can provide a hands-on science stall for your community science fair, give a short engaging presentation at your science evening – even judge a sciencey competition. Contact us to chat about your event.

Available state-wide, the Young Tassie Scientists will be visiting schools and communities across Tasmania in August – Get in touch to find out when we will be in your area. We aim to support as many Tasmanian National Science Week events as we can fit into one month!

Contact details:

Adele Wilson
Young Tassie Scientists, University of Tasmania
Phone: 03 6226 2287

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