the scientists

Taking science around Tasmania so you
can find out what scientists really do!

The YTS are on the road again this year, on three separate roadshows, visiting over 25 schools around the state from Table Cape to Triabunna. Be prepared to be amazed - and inspired - as they share their stories about what they do and why they do it!

Roadshow One:
Northwest Tasmania When: 4 - 6 August

Where: Table Cape, Burnie, Ulverstone, Devonport

Who’s Going:
Tracey Hollings
(impacts of Devil Facial Tumour Disease)
Peter Molesworth
(fixing brown bits in potato chips)
Stan Mitew
(brain cells and Alzheimer Disease) –
with YTS coordinator, Prue Loney
(forests and fauna)

Roadshow Two:
The Midlands and the North When: 11 – 13 August

Where: Bothwell, Campbell Town, Launceston, Exeter, George Town

Who’s Going:
Tim Causon (separation science)
Angela Lanzlinger (preventing lung disease)
Ruth Musgrove (nerve cells and Parkinson’s Disease)
Sarah Ng (making “anti” chemicals in the lab) - with YTS coordinator,
Susie Halliday (geography and environmental studies)

Roadshow Three:
Southern Tasmania When: 25 - 29 August

Where: Hobart, Sorrell, Triabunna, Kingston, Huonville, Geeveston

Who’s Going:
Hilary Goh (hot rocks)
Monica Howlett (statistics)
Minni Mao (galaxy formation)
Rachel McInerney (forecasting the weather)
Sabrina Saquira (energy efficient houses)