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You can get involved with the
2007 Young Tassie Scientists program by:

Roadshow One

YTS Forum

Have a question or a comment?
Simply post your remarks on the forum and a Young Tassie Scientist will get back to you.

Or you can get online and chat to the Young Tassie Scientists in real time to discover what it’s really like being a scientist. This option is available to school groups during August and a time must be booked in advance. Contact the Science, Engineering and Technology Faculty Office at the University of Tasmania for more details.
Phone: 03 6226 2125 Email :

YTS Talks

Young Tassie Scientists at the Imaginarium
Finding new species in the Southern ocean, improving our renewable energy resources, or developing a cure for fish disease - these Young Tassie Scientists will amaze you with their stories and adventures!
With YTS Renee Florent, Jess Andrewartha, Bonnie Galbraith and Margaret Lindsay from the University of Tasmania

Imaginarium Science Centre, Wenvoe St, Devonport
6.00pm, Wednesday 15 August
Bookings Phone 03 6423 1466

Young Tassie Scientists at Uni Info Day
Hear from YTS Margaret Lindsay and Sarah Lovibond as part of the Science
and Science Careers sessions, and find out more about courses and career
paths in Science & Engineering

10.30am and 1.30pm, Sunday 19 August,
University Centre, University of Tasmania, Sandy Bay

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Hands-on Science Activities at the University of Tasmania

UTAS Science Fair (Year 4 - 8)
Find out what it’s really like to work as a scientist!
During this event, you’ll work on three mini-investigations with staff and students from UTAS and other science-based organisations. Teachers – you’ll get lots of ideas and resources for activities to take back to the classroom.

Thursday 9 August - Friday 10 August
Activities Centre, University of Tasmania, Sandy Bay

UTAS Minidegree Program (Year 9 - 12)
This is a great opportunity for secondary school students to experience science on campus – you’ll work in university laboratories and related facilities to investigate a topic and its impact on everyday life. Areas include Agricultural Science, Aquaculture, Chemistry, Computing, Engineering, Geography and Environmental Studies, Plant Science and Zoology.

Wednesday 15 August - Thursday 16 August
University of Tasmania, Sandy Bay
Tuesday 21 August - Wednesday 22 August
University of Tasmania, Newham