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University of Tasmania
Alumni eNews June 2019
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Scholarship recipient determined to pay it forward

University of Tasmania alumna Payton Rodman will soon be solving problems of the universe at Cambridge University, but without donations to the University’s Scholarship Appeal, she would never have had the chance to pursue a tertiary degree.

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General news
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Alumni acknowledged in Tasmanian Young Achiever Awards

Three University of Tasmania alumni and a current student were acknowledged in the Awards which aim to encourage and promote the positive achievements of all young people throughout Australia.

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Partnerships are critical to our mission

The University of Tasmania has partnered with the Tasmanian Government’s Department of State Growth to deliver a series of alumni events encouraging conversations about Tasmania and its future.

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Senior Appointments

Three recent leadership appointments will help enable the University to collaborate and engage with local communities while realising the University’s vision and strategic priorities.

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Research news
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Science on the “pulse” of volcano eruptions

Predicting when a volcano will next blow is tricky business, but lessons we learned from one of Hawaii’s recent eruptions may help.

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Film, tourism and the Tassie connection

Tasmania is becoming a coveted destination for film and TV production. Is it because of the ‘Mona effect’? Is it because there are stories only our landscapes can tell? Or it is something entirely different?

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A devilish idea supports University of Tasmania research

A partnership between the University and Tasmanian egg producer, Pure Food Eggs, is proving an ‘egg-cellent’ initiative, with more than $200,000 raised for research into the contagious Tasmanian Devil cancer, known as Devil Facial Tumour Disease.

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Learn more about University fundraising initiatives

Alumni in profile
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Rachael Cox
Bachelor of Engineering 2002

Rachael's career as an electrical engineer is taking her to great heights as she inspects wind turbines 100m from the ground!  

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Alumni events
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International Alumni gatherings

Reconnect with your University at one of our upcoming international alumni gatherings. Join other alumni and friends to reminisce and network. 

Shanghai, China
Saturday 15 June 2018, 3.00pm – 5.00pm
Majesty Plaza Hotel, Shanghai

Manila, Philippines
Saturday 15 June 2019, 6.00pm – 9.00pm
New World Makati Hotel, Manila

Friday 5 July 2019, 7.00pm – 9.00pm
L2, Bistro@Chancellor, Hotel Chancellor@Orchard

Hong Kong
Saturday 6 July 2019, 6.00pm – 9.00pm
Royal Plaza Hotel, Hong Kong

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A Season at the Sørsdal: Operating an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle beneath an Antarctic ice shelf

The University of Tasmania’s world-leading polar Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) and its support crew have returned home after a successful first deployment in Antarctica.

Wednesday 19 June 2019, 6.00pm – 7.30pm
VOS-Rory Spence Lecture Theatre,
School of Architecture and Design, Inveresk Campus 

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Engineering – Celebrating 100 years

Join in the celebrations of over 100 years of Engineering at the University of Tasmania

Tuesday, 30 July 2019

Engineering community BBQ and facility tours
12.00pm – 2.00pm
School of Engineering, Sandy Bay campus

100 Years - Alumni reception

5.30pm – 7.00pm
University Club, Sandy Bay campus

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For and From Tasmania and to the World

These events will feature a panel of alumni 'in-conversation', talking about the impact of their work for and from Tasmania and to the world. 

The events will include an hour of complimentary drinks and canapes to enable an opportunity to network with fellow alumni.

This event series is delivered in partnership with the Department of State Growth.

Wednesday 24 July 2019, 5.45pm – 8.00pm
Makers’ Space Gallery, West Park

Monday 29 July 2019, 5.45pm – 8.00pm
Academy Gallery,
Inveresk campus

Wednesday 31 July 2019, 5.45pm – 8.00pm
Stanley Burbury Theatre & Foyer, University Centre
Sandy Bay campus

Visit the University of Tasmania events calendar 

In case you missed it...

In case you missed it...

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

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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

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Courses and services
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Alumni 10% Discount - Design Thinking Experience

Learn how to innovate and lead change in your workplace with the next iteration of the Design Thinking Experience short course. Register now to receive your 10% alumni discount.

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Master of Strategic Communications

Study Strategic Communication at the University of Tasmania’s Media School to give you the knowledge and skills required to become an independent and entrepreneurial communicator.

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Learn how to start your own craft cidery

Registrations are now open for the University’s latest short course offering, Cider Start Up. Offered in partnership with FermenTasmania, this brand new short course will run online over 6 weeks and includes a practical 2-day weekend workshop in Launceston.

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