Royal Society of NSW News & Events

Royal Society of NSW News & Events
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

Periodic Table reduced

“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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AUG
18

Science Week 2020: The COVID Curve in Context

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“The COVID Curve in Context:  or Back to the Future—something old and something new” Emeritus Professor Robert Clancy AM FRSNRoyal Society of NSW and the University of Newcastle Date: Tuesday, 18 August 2020, 6.00pm Venue: Zoom webinar Video presentation: YouTube video Zoom webinar. Click here for help in getting started with Zoom Entry: ...

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AUG
05

1285th Ordinary General Meeting and Open Lecture

“Growing Black Tall Poppies” Professor Peter RadollPro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous)University of Canberra Date: Wednesday, 5 August 2020, 6.30pm Venue: Zoom webinar Video recording: YouTube video How do the contradictions of success intersect with race, higher education and Indigenous cultural values? We are at a time that doing the right thing now...

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JUL
29

Hunter Branch Meeting 2020-3

“Architecture and the Cultivation of Vitality” Professor Pia Ednie-BrownSchool of Architecture & Built EnvironmentUniversity of Newcastle Date: Wednesday, 29 July 2020, 6.00pm Venue: Zoom webinar Video recording: YouTube video Zoom webinar. Click here for help in getting started with Zoom Entry: No charge Enquiries: via email All are welco...

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JUL
20

Southern Highlands Branch Meeting 2020-5

“Exploding Stars, Dark Energy, and the end of the Universe” Dr Brad TuckerAstronomer and Research Fellow, Research School of Astronomy and AstrophysicsAustralia National University Date: Thursday, 20 July 2020  Venue: Via email circulation  While pandemic restrictions on group activities prevail, the South Highlands Branch continues to se...

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JUL
08

1284th OGM and Open Lecture

“Why Art Matters in Times of Crisis” Elizabeth Ann Macgregor OBE FRSNDirector, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney Date: Wednesday, 8 July 2020, 6.30pm Venue: Zoom webinar Video recording: YouTube video Venue: Zoom Webinar.  Click here for help in getting started with Zoom. Entry: No charge Enquiries: via email All are welcome.--> The Royal Soc...

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JUN
27

Annual Dinner 2020, Distinguished Fellow's Lecture and 199th Birthday Celebration

  YouTube video of the Event. Join us, online, for the Royal Society of NSW’s black-tie Annual Dinner and to celebrate our 199th Birthday, looking forward to our third century. Our Patron, Her Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AC QC, Governor of New South Wales, will deliver her annual message to the Society. Easing of COVID-19 Restri...

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JUN
18

Southern Highlands Branch Meeting 2020-4

“Light, sound, and the magic of the Fourier Transform” Professor Geordie Williamson FRS FAADirector, Mathematics Research InstituteUniversity of Sydney Date: Thursday, 18 June 2020  Venue: Via email circulation Summary Why do guitars, flutes and voices sound different? How do we hear the different notes in a piece of music? What would music lo...

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JUN
03

1283rd OGM and Open Lecture

“Drinking for three: Mother, baby and society” Distinguished Professor Elizabeth Elliott AM FRSN FAHMSThe University of Sydney andSydney Children’s Hospital (Westmead) Date: Wednesday, 3 June 2020, 6.30pm Venue: Zoom Webinar Video recording: YouTube video Venue: Click here to access the Zoom webinar. Click here for help in getting started...

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MAY
27

Hunter Branch Meeting 2020-2

“COVID-19 and confusion: the story of a nasty but nice viral receptor” Emeritus Professor Eugenie Lumbers AM FAA DistFRSNHunter Medical Research Institute andUniversity of Newcastle Date: Wednesday, 27 May 2020, 5.30pm Venue: Zoom webinar Click here to access the Zoom webinar. Click here for help in getting started with Zoom. Entry: No ch...

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MAY
21

[email protected]: May 2020

Emeritus Professor Robert Clancy

[email protected] byHer Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AC QC, Governor of NSW “Ten: the Mapping of Colonial Australia”Emeritus Professor Robert Clancy AM FRSNThe University of Newcastle Date: Thursday, 21 May 2020, 7.00pm Venue: Zoom webinarVideo recording: YouTube video Zoom webinar, which will be open from 6.30pm. Click her...

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MAY
21

Southern Highlands Branch Meeting 2020-3

Dr Giulia Enders
Associate Professor Andrew Holmes
Professor Lora Cooper

“The Microbiome and Gut-Brain Axis” Associate Professor Andrew Holmes School of Molecular Bioscience and the Charles Perkins CentreUniversity of Sydney Date: Thursday, 21 May 2020  Venue: Via email circulation  While pandemic restrictions on group activities prevail, the South Highlands Branch continues to send members information an...

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