Royal Society of NSW News & Events

Royal Society of NSW News & Events
NOV
30

RSNSW Poggendorff Lecture 2021

“A plant breeder’s perspective on food security and climate change”Professor Richard TrethowanProfessor of Plant BreedingDirector, Plant Breeding InstituteSydney Institute of AgricultureUniversity of Sydney Date: Wednesday, 30 November 2022, 4.00 – 6.00 pm AEDT  Venue: Ground Floor Auditorium, Michael Spence Building (F23), Corner, Eastern Ave...

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DEC
07

1309th OGM and Open Lecture

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“Harnessing solar energy through catalysis to make chemicals and fuel”Scientia Professor Rose Amal AC FRSN FAA FTSEScientia Professor of EngineeringSchool of Chemical EngineeringUNSW Sydney Date: Wednesday, 7 December 2022, 6.30 pm AEDT  Venue: Gallery Room, State Library of NSW, Shakespeare Place, Sydney Entry: Society members, $10; Non-membe...

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JAN
01

Calendar of Meetings 2023

Events Calendar for the Royal Society of NSW in 2023 Please check this page regularly since the program is under ongoing development and may be affected by the prevalence of COVID-19 during early 2022. Last update: 15 November 2022 Follow the links below for meetings held by the Society in Sydney, in Newcastle by the Hunter Branch, in Mittagon...

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FEB
01

1310th OGM and Open Lecture

“Drones, Smart Munitions, and Cyberspace: the 21st Century Defence of Ukraine and its implications for Australia” Major General (Retd) Fergus (Gus) McLachlan AO   Date: Wednesday, 1 February 2023, 6.30 pm AEDT  Venue: Gallery Room, State Library of NSW, Shakespeare Place, Sydney Entry: Society members, $10; Non-members, $20; Students...

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NOV
23

1308th OGM and 2021 Pollock Memorial Lecture

“Most of our universe is missing!: Adventures in the dark side of the cosmos”Professor Geraint Lewis FRSN FLSWProfessor of AstrophysicsSydney Institute of AstronomyUniversity of Sydney Date: Wednesday, 23 November 2022, 6.00 pm for 6.30 pm AEDT  Venue: Gallery Room, State Library of NSW, Shakespeare Place, SydneyVideo presentation: YouTube vid...

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NOV
16

2022 Linnean Society of NSW Natural History Field Symposium

“Natural History of the Northeastern Sydney Basin”Call for Presentations and Early Registration Dates: Wednesday/Thursday 16–17 November (oral presentations), Friday 18 November (field trip)  Venue: Hornsby RSL Club, 4 High Street, Hornsby (oral presentations), Kuring-gai Chase National Park, West Head (field trip) Registration:  Register...

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NOV
03

RSNSW and Learned Academies Forum 2022

  RESHAPING AUSTRALIA: COMMUNITIES IN ACTION Dates: Thursday 3 November 2022, 9.30 am–5.30 pm AEDT Venue: YouTube live streaming from Government House Sydney Video presentation: YouTube playlist Brochure: Complete document comprising the program, abstracts, and speaker biographies The Royal Society of New South Wales and the Learned Acade...

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OCT
05

1307th OGM and Open Lecture

“The Global Economy and Australia's Outlook: Geoff Harcourt's contribution to the theory of productivity growth” Dr Don Russell (1)Ms Jane Drake-Brockman (2)Emeritus Professor Robert Marks FRSN (3) 1. Chair, AustralianSuper2. Visiting Fellow, University of Adelaide3. Emeritus Professor, UNSW (Sydney) Date: Wednesday, 5 October 2022, 6.30 pm AEDT&nb...

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OCT
12

Joint RSNSW-University of Sydney Business School Public Lecture—CANCELLED

“A New Way to Wealth: The Role of Social Response Capitalism” Bruce Piasecki PhDNew York Times Bestselling Author andFounder of AHC Group, Inc. The Society and the University of Sydney Business School regret to announce the cancellation of this lecture. Everyone who registered through the University of Sydney registration site will be notified acco...

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SEP
20

In memory of Emeritus Professor Robin King

“Our respects to Emeritus Professor Robin KingFRSN FTSE HonFIEAust CPEng (Ret)”A hybrid memorial event organised by Engineers Australia Date: Tuesday, 20 September 2022, 6.00 – 8.30 pm  AEST Venue: Engineers Australia Sydney Office, Mezzanine Floor, 44 Market Street, Sydney or online webinar (Engineers Australia Webex) Registration: Through th...

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SEP
07

1306th OGM and Open Lecture

“Is Fairweather an Australian artist? And does it matter?” Claire Roberts FAHA (1)     in conversation with Nicholas Jose (2)(1) Associate Professor of Art History, University of Melbourne(2) Novelist and Emeritus Professor, University of Adelaide Date: Wednesday, 7 September 2022, 6.30 pm AEST  Venue: Zoom Webinar. Video p...

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AUG
03

1305th OGM and Open Lecture

“Marsupials: Their secrets are all in their genes!” Professor Kathy Belov AO FRSN FAA (1)     andDr Elizabeth Deane FRSN (2) (1) Professor of Comparative Genomics and Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Global Engagement), University of Sydney(2) Education Consultant Date: Wednesday, 3 August 2022, 6.30 pm AEST  Venue: Zoom webinarVideo presen...

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JUL
06

1304th OGM and Open Lecture

“This is going to be different: Learning to live with Chinese Power” Professor Hugh White AO FASSAEmeritus Professor of Strategic Studies, Australian National University Date: Wednesday, 6 July 2022, 6.30 pm AEST  Venue: Gallery Room, State Library of NSW, Shakespeare Place, Sydney Video recording: YouTube video All are welcome Summary:&n...

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JAN
09

RSNSW Exhibition: NEXUS 2022 — CLOSED ON 30 JUNE

Jean Garling RoomMitchell Building, State Library of NSW1 Shakespeare Place, Sydney EXHIBITION NOW OPEN Opening Hours: Monday 2-5 pm; Thursday 2-5 pm; Saturday 2-5; Sunday 2-5 pm until 30 June 2022 About the Exhibition: This Exhibition begins a year of celebrations to mark the Society’s contributions to the intellectual life of NSW over 200 ye...

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JUN
24

RSNSW 200th Anniversary Dinner

  Date: Friday 24 June 2022  Venue and times:  Chau Chak Wing Museum (pre-dinner drinks) 6–7 pm followed by dinner (7–10 pm) in the Great Hall, The University of SydneyDress: Black tie and decorations All are welcome The Society’s bicentennial year is culminating in a black-tie gala dinner on 24 June 2022 when we gather to celebrate ...

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JUN
21

Joint AIP, RACI, RSNSW, and ANSTO Presentation

“Big Science of Gen IV Power Reactors” Dr Mark HoReactor Heat Transfer Specialist, ANSTOVice-President, Australian Nuclear Association Date: Tuesday, 21 June 2022, 7.00 pm AEST  Venue: Hybrid—ANSTO Discovery Centre, Lucas Heights NSW and live streaming (link sent on the day of the event)Enquiries: 02 9717 3090 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it....

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JUN
01

1303rd OGM and Open Lecture

“Federalism, borders, and National Cabinet — What has the pandemic taught us?” Professor Anne Twomey AOProfessor of Constitutional LawSydney Law School, University of Sydney Date: Wednesday, 1 June 2022, 6.30 pm AEST  Venue: Gallery Room, State Library of NSW, Shakespeare Place, Sydney Video presentation: YouTube video All are welcom...

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MAY
11

 RSNSW Poggendorff Lecture 2020

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Date: Wednesday, 11 May 2022, Time 5.00 pm – 7.00 pm AEST  Venue: Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, Palm House, Mrs Macquarie's Road, Sydney Video presentation: YouTube video. The Poggendorff Lecture: The Royal Society of NSW and UNSW (Sydney) are pleased to present the Society’s Poggendorff Lecture. The Poggendorff Lecture, which is awarded p...

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MAY
04

RSNSW Liversidge Lecture 2020

“Drug Discovery Inspired by Natural Products ” Professor Richard J Payne FRSN FRSC FRACIProfessor of Organic Chemistry and Chemical Biology, The University of Sydney Date: Wednesday, 4 May 2022, Time 6.00–8.00 pm AEST. Doors open at 5.45 pm. Drinks and canapés follow the lecture. Venue:  Charles Perkins Centre Auditorium (D17), University...

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APR
20

[email protected]: April 2022

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Date: Wednesday, 20 April 2022, 6.30 pm  AEST Venue: Live Streaming from Government House Sydney Entry: No charge All are welcome “Nothing” is a show concept the Australian Chamber Orchestra is developing with its partners at Melbourne University and expects to produce in the near future. Following the talk, Richard will engage in a conversati...

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