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Young passion for Tasmanian devils’ plight leads to big results

When 10-year-old Rory Hobbs first saw the Tasmanian devils at Taronga Zoo and heard about their fight against the devastating Devil Facial Tumour Disease (DFTD), she knew what her mission would be.

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General news

University to consolidate its place in the heart of Hobart 

The University Council has decided to develop a city-centric campus in the heart of Hobart over the next 10 to 15 years. The project is estimated to cost $600 million.

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Alumni recognised for contributing to their respective ‘place’

A magistrate, GP, meteorologist, and marine ecologist have been acknowledged for their significant contributions to the State and beyond since graduating from the University of Tasmania.

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Community conversations at the heart of alumni events

Hundreds of graduates from our alumni community have attended receptions recently.

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Research news
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$329m research partnership to transform Australia’s Blue Economy

The University of Tasmania will lead the largest ever Cooperative Research Centre (CRC), bringing together expertise in seafood, renewable energy and offshore engineering to transform Australia’s blue economy.

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Tasmania's research excellence celebrated

The University’s research community is celebrating its achievements following the release of the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) 2018 outcomes, and Engagement and Impact (EI) assessment.

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Ag scholarships support the next generation of students

Helping to improve raspberry production in Tasmania is one of many research projects benefiting from the generous support from industry, individuals and organisations.

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Learn more about University fundraising initiatives

Alumni in profile
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Payton Rodman
Bachelor of Science with Honours 2018

University of Tasmania alumna Payton Rodman has just started her PhD into black holes, with her future research career looking very bright

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Alumni events
Professor Toby Walsh

2019 Richard Selby Smith Oration

How can artificial intelligence improve our education systems? And how does education need to change to deal with an AI-enabled world?: presented by Professor Toby Walsh

Tuesday 14 May, 6.30pm - 7.30pm
Stanley Burbury Theatre, Sandy Bay Campus

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Dr Michael Pulch

10th Anniversary Sir James Plimsoll Lecture

How Australia-EU relations will fare in the era of Brexit:
presented by Dr Michael Pulch, European Union Ambassador

Tuesday, 21 May, 6.30pm - 7.30pm
Stanley Burbury Theatre, Sandy Bay Campus

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Washington D.C. Alumni Social

An opportunity for alumni in the Capital Area to hear the latest University news and catch up with fellow alumni.

Hosted by Kate Robertson, Executive Director, Advancement,
Lisa Fletcher, Deputy Head of the School of Humanities, and
Sara Franz, Director, Global Engagement.

Friday 31 May, 6.00pm – 8.00pm
Bluestone Lane Dupont Circle 
1150 Connecticut Ave, NW, Washington, DC


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Shanghai Alumni Reception

Associate Professor Stuart Crispin, Executive Dean, Tasmanian School of Business & Economics will host a masterclass followed by a buffet and networking with alumni from the Shanghai region.

Saturday 15 June, 3.00pm – 5.00pm
Majesty Plaza Hotel 719 Nanjing Road, Hyangpu, Shanghai

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