Royal Society of NSW News & Events

Royal Society of NSW News & Events
MAR
10

Stewardship of Country from the Royal Societies of Australia: Webinar 2

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RSA Stewardship Panellists

“Stewardship of Country: Resilience, regeneration and escaping the iron law of business-as-usual” Presented jointly by the Royal Societies of Australia and Inspiring Australia Victoria Date: Wednesday, 10 March, 6.00–8.00pm AEDT Venue: Live streaming on the RSA Facebook page Enquiries: via email  Entry: No charge for Facebook livestreaming.&nb...

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MAR
03

1291st OGM and Open Lecture

“What are the best options for growing Australia’s mental health through the COVID-19 recovery?” Professor Ian Hickie AM FRSN FASSA FAHMS FRANZCPCo-Director, Brain and Mind Centre, University of Sydney Date: Wednesday, 3 March, 6.30pm AEDT Venue:Zoom webinar Video Presentation: YouTube Video !--Venue: Zoom webinar. Click here for help in getting st...

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FEB
24

Stewardship of Country from the Royal Societies of Australia: Webinar 1

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RSA Stewardship Panellists

“Stewardship of Country: The Common Ground – A Convergence of Traditions” Presented jointly by the Royal Societies of Australia and Inspiring Australia Victoria Date: Wednesday, 24 February, 6.00–8.00pm AEDT Video presentation: Facebook video !-- Venue: Live streaming on the RSA Facebook page Enquiries: via email  Entry: No charge for Facebook...

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FEB
18

Southern Highlands Branch Meeting 2021-1

“The five islands off Port Kembla — an historical and ecological study” Dr Kevin MillsBotanist and Ecologist  Date: Thursday, 18 February, 6.30pm AEDT !--Video Presentation: YouTube Video--> Venue: RSL Mittagong, Carrington Room (face-to-face) Entry: No charge All are welcome.  Summary: To follow. Dr Kevin Mills is a botani...

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FEB
25

ATSE Chaikin Oration 2021: The looming global food crisis

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The looming global food crisis: challenge and opportunity The Honourable John Anderson AO FTSE  The Chaikin Oration is presented by the NSW Division of the Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE) Date: Thursday, 25 February 2021, 12.40pm (AEDT) Venue: Zoom Webinar (Registration required) Entry: No charge Cost: $20 (includ...

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FEB
03

1290th OGM including Open Lecture

Matthew Donnelly
Sajad Razavi Bazaz
Daniel Fox
Phillipa Specker

Royal Society of NSW 2020 Student Award Presentations  Matthew Donnelly, UNSW (Sydney) Sajad Razavi Bazaz, UTS  Daniel Fox, ANU Philippa Specker, UNSW (Sydney)   Date: Wednesday, 3 February 2021, 6.30pm AEDT Venue: Zoom Webinar. Video presentation: YouTube video The evening’s program comprises four short talks presented by PhD C...

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DEC
09

1289th OGM and Open Lecture

“Dispelling climate change myths—how ocean physics can help explain surprises in the modern-day climate record” Professor Matthew England FRSN FAAClimate Change Research Centre, UNSW Sydney Date: Wednesday, 9 December, 6.30pm AEST Venue: Zoom Webinar Video Presentation: YouTube Video Venue: Zoom webinar. Click here for help in getting started with ...

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DEC
02

Hunter Branch Meeting 2020-5

“Planetary Health—Safeguarding Health in the Anthropocene Epoch” Professor Tony Capon Professor of Planetary Health and Director, Sustainable Development Institute Monash University Date: Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 6.00pm AEDT Venue: Zoom Webinar Video Presentation:YouTube Video Venue: Zoom webinar. Click here for help in getting started with Zoom...

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JAN
01

Calendar of Meetings 2021

This page lists the Calendar of Meetings for the Royal Society of NSW in 2021. Please check this page regularly since the program is under ongoing development. Last update: 1 October 2021 Follow the links below for meetings held by the Society in Sydney, in Newcastle by the Hunter Branch, in Mittagong by the Southern Highlands Branch, and in wester...

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NOV
18

Southern Highlands Branch Meeting 2020-9

Professor Michelle Simmons
Ian Bryce

“Relativity revealed: Einstein’s discoveries, the origin and shape of the universe” Ian Bryce Date: Wednesday, 18 November 2020 at 6.30pm AESTVenue: Mittagong RSL, Carrington Room  Enquiries: Hubert Regtop (*) All are welcome (*) This event will be the branch’s first face-to-face event since March.  Due to social distancing requirements, ...

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NOV
11

1288th OGM and Open Lecture

“Where have all the ulcers gone — long time passing?” Professor Adrian Lee FRSN and Professor Thomas Borody FRSNUNSW Sydney (1) and Centre for Digestive Diseases (2) Date: Wednesday, 11 November 2020, 6.30pm AEDT Venue: Zoom Webinar. Video presentation: YouTube video Enquiries: via email All are welcome. --> This is the first presentation in t...

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NOV
05

RSNSW and Four Academies Forum 2020

“After COVID-19: Creating the Best of Times from the Worst of Times” Date: Thursday, 5 November 2020, 8.50am – 4.30pm Venue: Live streaming from Government House, Sydney. Report and Videos: Forum Report and YouTube Playlist Summary One hundred years after the 1918 Spanish flu claimed more than 50 million lives, pandemics remain on the list of ...

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OCT
27

Hunter Branch Meeting 2020-4

Professor Janet Nelson Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research and InnovationUniversity of Newcastle Date: Tuesday, 27 October 2020, 5.15pm AEDT Venue: Zoom Webinar Video presentation: YouTube video Eventbrite registration required. Entry: No charge All are welcome --> This event was presented jointly with the University of Newcastle as part of ...

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OCT
15

Southern Highlands Branch Meeting 2020-8

“Literary England: Susannah’s Top Ten Places” Susannah Fullerton OAM FRSNLiterary Lecturer and President, Jane Austen Society of Australia Date: Thursday, 15 October 2020  Venue: Via email circulation While pandemic restrictions on group activities prevail, the South Highlands Branch continues to send members information and summaries from our...

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OCT
14

The Clancy Collection—an Exhibition of Early Maps

Emeritus Professor Robert Clancy

“Charting a Course: a 500-year story of discovery and the development of Sydney” Emeritus Professor Robert Clancy AM FRSNRoyal Society of NSW Dates:  Wednesday, 14 October 2020, 3.00-4.30pm AEDT Venue: Manly Art Gallery and Museum, West Esplanade Reserve, Manly NSW 2095 Entry: There is a limit of 20 attendees on each occasion due to COVID...

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OCT
07

1287th OGM and Open Lecture

Associate Professor Kristie Miller
Professor Alex Holcombe

“Where now for the study of time?” Professor Huw PriceBertrand Russell Professor of PhilosophyUniversity of Cambridge Date: Wednesday, 7 October 2020, 6.30pm AEDTVenue: Zoom webinar Video presentation: YouTube video Zoom webinar.  Click here for help in getting started with Zoom Enquiries: By email All are welcome.--> Summary: The sc...

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SEP
17

Southern Highlands Branch Meeting 2020-7

“Philosophical Ethics in Schools: Plan and Paradox” Adjunct Professor Sandra Lynch Institute for Ethics and SocietyUniversity of Notre Dame Australia Date: Thursday, 17 September 2020 at 6.30pm AESTVenue: Zoom webinar Video presentation: YouTube video Venue: Zoom webinar. Click here for help in getting started with Zoom Enquiries: By email All...

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SEP
02

1286th OGM and Open Lecture

“The Dawn of Molecular Medicine—Gene Therapy: past, present and future” Professor John Rasko AORoyal Prince Alfred Hospital and Centenary Institute, University of Sydney Date: Wednesday, 2 September 2020, 6.30pm AEST Venue: Zoom webinar Video recording: YouTube Video Venue: Zoom webinar Video recording: YouTube video Venue: Zoom webinar.&...

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AUG
20

Science Week 2020: The Periodic Table

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“The Periodic Table: ‘.. a medley of haphazard facts falling into line and order’ (C. P. Snow)” Emeritus Professor Brynn Hibbert AM FRSNRoyal Society of NSW and UNSW Sydney Date: Thursday, 20 August 2020, 6.00pm  Venue: Zoom webinar Video Presentation: YouTube video Entry: No charge Enquiries: via email All are welcome.--> The ancients had iso...

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AUG
20

Southern Highlands Branch Meeting 2020-6

“2062—The year that Artificial Intelligence (AI) made” Professor Toby WalshScientia Professor of Artificial IntelligenceUNSW Sydney and CSIRO Data61 Date: Thursday, 20 August 2020  Venue: Via email circulation  While pandemic restrictions on group activities prevail, the South Highlands Branch continues to send members information and sum...

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