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BEATS Symposium 2020

Tuesday, 18 February 2020 at 10:00am - School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences
55 Union Street West, Seminar Room 213/214, Dunedin

The BEATS Symposium 2020 will celebrate interdisciplinary and multi-sector collaborations and share the latest BEATS research findings.

24 Feb February

Ko te kai a te rangatira, he kōrero: The sustenance of chiefs is words

Monday, 24 February 2020 at 9:00am - Room 203, William James Building, 275 Leith Walk
"Ko te kai a te rangatira, he kōrero: The sustenance of chiefs is words" presented by Dr Tia Neha, Lecturer in Māori and Indigenous Psychology, Victoria University of Wellington

25 Feb February

Thirst for Knowledge: What's Hot in Animal Law?

Tuesday, 25 February 2020 at 5:30pm - Ombrellos Kitchen and Bar, 10 Clarendon Street, Dunedin
Come listen to Marcelo Rodriguez Ferrere, Faculty of Law, explain how our animal welfare system works, how animals are represented within the law, and the successes and shortcomings of the system.

26 Feb February

Department of Psychology Seminar: Adding to our kete: Understanding and promoting reminiscing practices within homebased early childhood education and care

Wednesday, 26 February 2020 at 9:00am - Room 203, William James Building, 275 Leith Walk, Dunedin
Department of Psychology Seminar: "Adding to our kete: Understanding and promoting reminiscing practices within home-based early childhood education and care" by Amanda Clifford, PhD Candidate, Department of Psychology, University of Otago

05 Mar March

Environmental Genetics for Biodiversity, Biosecurity and Monster Hunting

Thursday, 5 March 2020 at 12:00pm - Room 2:06, Owheo Building, 133 Union Street
Join us as we explore how a rollicking tale of monster hunting captured the imagination of the public and media and presented an unprecedented opportunity to talk about genetics and evolutionary science in a fresh way.

 

Science Communication Seminar Series, Semester One 2020

Thursday, 5 March 2020 at 12:00pm - Room 2:06, Owheo Building, 133 Union Street
Every Thursday during semester one the Science Communication Seminar Series will feature research from a guest speaker, staff member or postgraduate student.

 

Shark Spy Expert Talk

Thursday, 5 March 2020 at 5:30pm - Barclay Theatre, Otago Musuem, 419 Great King Street
Dunedin.

At least ten different species of sharks are found in Otago coastal waters, but very little is known about their population sizes, or where they go, feed, mate, or have their young.

08 Mar March

8 March 2020, It's a shore thing MM2 for Seaweek

Sunday, 8 March 2020 at 9:00am - Ocean Grove Sports Carpark (near large orange MM2 flag).
What better way to celebrate Seaweek 2020 by scrambling across the seashore!! Come along and find out more about what is on your coastlines by having a go at Marine Metre Squared.

17 Mar March

AF8 Roadshow: The science beneath our feet

Tuesday, 17 March 2020 at 5:30pm - Hutton Theatre at the Otago Museum
Join us at the Hutton Theatre at the Otago Museum on Tuesday 17th March, 5.30pm for a public talk by leading Alpine Fault scientist Dr Caroline Orchiston (University of Otago / AF8 Science-lead) and hear about what the impact of an AF8 event might look like in your region.

19 Mar March

Public Lecture: You call that steep? Toby Stoff takes on Guinness World Records

Thursday, 19 March 2020 at 5:00pm - Room Sv 2.05, School of Surveying, 310 Castle Street
Toby Stoff, School of Surveying Alumni, will be talking about the science of measurement and some of the funny adventures he has had while travelling to the other side of the globe in pursuit of the world's steepest street.

30 Mar March

POSTPONED - Geology, Sociology and Camel Safety: Bruce Harvey

Monday, 30 March 2020 at 5:15pm - Heritage Dunedin Leisure Lodge, McGavin Room, 30 Duke Street, North Dunedin 9041
AusIMM Discussion Group: Geology, Sociology and Camel Safety – Social Performance in Mining.
A talk by Bruce Harvey on Monday 30th March 2020
Please RSVP your intention to attend by email to: events@rscmme.com by Monday 23rd March, for catering purposes.