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Reefs and People: Working with people to help coral reefs

BY KAILASH COOK
@ VOL 19 ON SEP 20, 2018

Kailash Cook grew up on a small island in the Gulf of Thailand. He is a marine conservation warrior working with local communities to preserve coral reefs.

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Naoshima, Teshima and Inujima: Art Islands of Japan

BY MICHAEL POPE
@ VOL 16 ON NOV 10, 2017

Michael Pope returns from exploring Naoshima, Teshima and Inujima Islands of Japanese to tell a story of renewal by art. They illustrate how the visual arts can transform communities, and reinvigorate economies.

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Tactics to tackle writer’s block

BY ALEX CHRISTOPHER
@ VOL 18 ON JUN 06, 2018

Alex Christopher; writer, writing helper and communications gal, shares tactics to tackle that incredibly annoying thing that we’ve all faced – writer’s block.

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Neuroplasticity, Compensation and Resilience

BY TIM COTTMAN-FIELDS
@ VOL 18 ON JUN 06, 2018

Tim Cottman-Fields is a Physio, a lifelong learner and self-confessed nerd - He loves asking questions, critical thinking and seeing what the human body is capable of doing.

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Jamie Muston in collaboration with Zac Grant - Representation of Albinism in Media

BY JAMIE MUSTON
@ VOL 18 ON JUN 06, 2018

Jamie is a creative student and performer. She will be speaking about her friend Zac, who is here tonight, and issues he faces in media.

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Connecting the dots

BY DONNA FOLEY
@ VOL 18 ON JUN 06, 2018

Donna Foley is a Leading Vocational Teacher at Tafe Pimlico.  She co-ordinates the visual arts programs and lectures at Tafe for Certificate III, Diploma and Advanced Diploma and for the Bachelor of Visual Arts, University of Canberra.

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Venezuela

BY STEFI KLEIN MILOSLAVICH
@ VOL 18 ON JUN 06, 2018

How do you explain a social, economic and political crisis to the first world? Stefi Klein Miloslavich left her home in search of the future.

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How do green ants know their mom is home?

BY JESSIE EBIE
@ VOL 18 ON JUN 06, 2018

Jessie Ebie is a PhD candidate from Arizona State University who is taking a break from the desert to study green ants here by the ocean.

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Shower Thoughts

BY MATHEW CURRIE
@ VOL 18 ON JUN 06, 2018

Mathew Currie’s a JCU student filmmaker but more importantly he’s just a regular guy. Overthinking in the shower is one of his talents and tonight, his topic.

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Why I do the March for Science?

BY DANIELLE ASSON
IN TOWNSVILLE

Danielle Asson is a PhD student at JCU researching conservation planning, with a passion for science communication and advocacy, and an undying love for cats.

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Urban Sketchers

BY MICHAEL POPE
@ VOL 16 ON NOV 10, 2017

Urban Sketchers is a relatively new phenomenon that’s getting people drawing together around the world. Townsville has a group too and it’s recently celebrated its first birthday!

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Postcards from the 'Ghan’ Vol. 2, The Urban Environment

BY ROB DOUMA
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 15, 2018

Afghanistan is a country with a long and interesting history and this can be seen in the infrastructure and buildings.

Rob Douma worked in Afghanistan as a freelance security consultant for several years. 

This presentation focuses on the urban environment Rob experienced in his travels across the country.

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