Royal Society of NSW News & Events

Royal Society of NSW News & Events

Planned Sydney meetings 2017

 

Wednesday 1 February

1250th OGM and Open Lecture

2015 Scholarship Presentations

Yik Lung (Jeremy) Chan, School of Life Sciences,
University of Technology Sydney

“Effects of maternal cigarette smoke exposure on brain health in offspring”

Andrew Ritchie, School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Sydney

“New Ways of Modelling the Ancient Past to Understand Evolution”

Isobel Ronai, School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Sydney

“Anarchy in the honey bee colony: the genetic basis of worker sterility”

Venue: Union, University and Schools Club, 25 Bent Street Sydney

Time: 6 for 6.30pm

Thursday 23 February

Annual Meeting of the Four Societies

"South Australia: A Nuclear State in a Global Solution"

Rear Admiral, The Honourable Kevin Scarce AC CSC RAN (rt'd.)

Venue: International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour

Time: 6.00pm to 8.00pm (reception from 5.30pm)

Wednesday 1 March

1251st OGM and Open Lecture

"Creative Minds: Artistic and Scientific Endeavour on Polar Expeditions 1851 to 1951"

Richard Ferguson FRGS, Executive Director, Craft Australia

Venue: University and Schools Club, 25 Bent Street, Sydney

Date tbc

Joint meeting with Australian Institute of Physics

Speaker tbc

Venue: Trinity Grammar School

Wednesday 5 April

AGM and 1252nd OGM and Open Lecture

“The Science of Beer”

Dr Greg Organ. Chief Scientist, Lion Company

Venue: Union, University and Schools Club, 25 Bent Street, Sydney

Time: 6.00 for 6.30pm

Wednesday 3 May
(date tbc)

Annual Dinner. Royal Society of NSW

Distinguished Fellows Lecture and presentation of Awards for 2016

Distinguished Fellows Address: Peter Baume

Venue: Union, University and Schools Club, 25 Bent Street Sydney

Time: 6.30 for 7.00pm

Wednesday 7 June

1253rd OGM and Open Lecture

Professor Madeleine Beekman, University of Sydney

“Are you smarter than Slime Mould?

Venue: Union, University and Schools Club, 25 Bent Street Sydney

Time: 6 for 6.30pm

Wednesday 5 July

1254th OGM and Open Lecture

Speaker tbc

Venue: Union, University and Schools Club, 25 Bent Street Sydney

Time: 6 for 6.30pm

Wednesday 2 August

1255th OGM and Open Lecture

“Self Driving Cars: Will the help?

Professor Ann Williamson, University of NSW

Venue: Union, University and Schools Club, 25 Bent Street Sydney

Time: 6 for 6.30pm

Dates tbc Science Week: Royal Society of NSW lunchtime science talks
Wednesday 6 September

1256th OGM and Open Lecture

“The Complexity of Music”

Helen Mitchell, Conservatorium of Music

Venue: Union, University and Schools Club, 25 Bent Street Sydney

Time: 6 for 6.30pm

Wednesday 4 October

1257th OGM and Open Lecture

“University Education for the Future”

Professor Pip Pattison, Pro-Vice Chancellor, University of Sydney

Venue: Union, University and Schools Club, 25 Bent Street Sydney

Time: 6 for 6.30pm

Date tbc

Royal Society of NSW and Four Learned Academies Forum

Venue: Government House

Time” 8.30am to 5.00pm (tbc)

Wednesday 1 November

1258th OGM and Public Lecture

Speaker tbc

Venue: Union, University and Schools Club, 25 Bent Street Sydney

Time: 6 for 6.30pm

Wednesday 6 December

1259th OGM and Open Lecture

Royal Society of NSW 2016 Jak Kelly Award and Christmas Party

Venue: Union, University and Schools Club, 25 Bent Street Sydney

Time: 6 for 6.30pm

Royal Society of NSW Events for 2017

ôCreative minds: Artistic and scientific endeavour on polar expeditions 1851 to 1951ö

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