Category Archives: medical science


Thursday, 3 October 2019

#SciPubBioethics: how to save the masses without forsaking the individual



Dr Rebekah McWhirter, Research Fellow, Centre for Law and Genetics, Faculty of Law, and Menzies Institute for Medical Research, UTas

Dr Lisa Eckstein, Lecturer in Law and Medicine/Health Law in the Faculty of Law, UTas

Dr Frederic Gilbert, ARC DECRA Research Fellow with the School of Humanities, UTas

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#SciPubEnviroHealth: from climate change to therapeutic landscapes

Thursday, 2 May, 2019


From therapeutic landscapes to urbanisation, climate change and the microbial world: how our environment shapes our health


Dr Pauline Marsh, therapuetic landscapes researcher, Centre for Rural Health, UTAS, 

Dr Emily Flies, health ecologist and spatial scientist, School of Natural Sciences, UTAS

Sharon Campbell, PhD candidate, Menzies Institute for Medical Research, UTAS, and Heatwave Preparedness Project Officer, Public Health Services, Department of Health


*** Special event – Science in the Park ***

Sunday, March 31, 2019

2:00pm to 5:00pm

Science in the Park at Tolosa Park in Glenorchy, The Music Bowl


Science in the Pub is hosting their first-ever family-friendly event: Science in the Park!

This event will be hosted in Tolosa Park, in Glenorchy, on the 31 March. Scientists and teachers will present a series of workshops and hands-on activities for kids of all ages including guided hikes, aboriginal science and dance (with NITA guides), DNA extraction, sun art chemistry, create your own ocean climate change in a bottle, anatomy, geology, poo and much more!

This event is a great opportunity to share the fun SciPub style with the family (alcohol free)! So come and learn and play in the park.

Activities will be designed for children between 5 – 12 years old, parents must accompany children at this event.

Sponsored by University of Tasmania