Royal Society of NSW News & Events

Royal Society of NSW News & Events
NOV
29

1318th OGM and Open Lecture

“What do we really know about 20th- and 21st-century sea-level change?”Emeritus Professor John Church AO FAA FTSE FAMS FAGUClimate Change Research CentreUNSW Sydney Date: Wednesday, 29 November 2023, 6.00 pm for 6.30 pm AEDT  Venue: Gallery Room, State Library of NSW, Shakespeare Place, SydneyVideo presentation: YouTube video All are welc...

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JAN
01

Calendar of Meetings 2024

Events Calendar for 2024 Please check this page regularly since the program is under ongoing development.Most recent update: 14 February 2024 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 Western NSW by the Western NSW Branch. Sydney Meetin...

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FEB
21

Annual Meeting of the Four Societies 2024

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Vince Di Pietro

Resilience before Readiness — “... for the want of a horseshoe nail” Vince Di Pietro AM CSC FRSN FRAeS FAICDIndependent Consultant and former Commodore, Royal Australian Navy A joint meeting of the Australian Institute of Energy, the Australian Nuclear Association, Engineers Australia, and RSNSW, kindly supported by Academy Travel. Date: Wednesday,...

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MAR
01

RSNSW 2024 Annual Dinner and Presentation of Awards

Date and time: Friday, 1 March 2024 from 6.00 – 10. pm Venue and times:  Strangers' Room, Parliament House, 6 Macquarie Street, Sydney Registration: $200 (incl. GST) per person, closing at 9.00 pm on Thursday, 22 February 2024 Dress: Black tie Enquiries: By email to RSNSW Annual Dinner enquiries All are welcome This year's Annual Dinner a...

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MAR
06

Ideas@theHouse: March 2024

John Bell AO OBE

Ideas@theHousepresented byHer Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AC KC, Governor of NSW “Shakespeare on politics — what can we learn”John Bell AO OBEFounder and Former Artistic DirectorBell Shakespeare Date: Wednesday, 6 March 2024, 6.30 – 8.00 pm AEDT Venue: Face-to-face (by invitation for Society members) and live streaming from Governmen...

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MAR
13

RSNSW 2023 Student and Early Career Research Award Presentations

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Jayden McKinnon
Jacinta Martin
Abhimanu Pandey
Shoujin Wang
Robyn Williams

Royal Society of NSW 2023 Student and Early Career Research Award Presentations Dr Jaime Alvarado-Montes, MacquarieMs Sasha Bailey, Sydney Mr Jayden McKinnon, WollongongDr Jacinta Martin, NewcastleDr Abhimanu Pandey, ANUDr Shoujin Wang, UTS Date: Wednesday, 13 March 2023, 6.30 pm AEDT Venue: Western Sydney University Parramatta South Campus, O...

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MAR
22

Frontiers of Science Forum 2024

“Exploring major discoveries and theories in physics, mathematics, biology,  and chemistry” Prof John Mattick, UNSW SydneyDr Renee Goreham, University of NewcastleProf Katrina Jolliffe, University of SydneyAssoc Prof Richard Garner, Macquarie Univ. A joint meeting of the Australian Institute of Physics (AIP),  the Teachers’ Guild of NSW (...

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APR
17

1320th OGM and Open Lecture

“Putting the 'Civil' Back in Civil Society” Emeritus Professor Peter Shergold AC FRSN FASSA  Former Chancellor, Western Sydney University   andProfessor Kirsty Muir  Chief Executive Officer  Paul Ramsey Foundation Date: Wednesday, 17 April 2023, 5.30 pm for 6.00–8.00 pm AEDT  Venue: Metcalfe Theatre, State Library of N...

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MAY
01

1321st OGM and Open Lecture

“Brain Health Equity – a new frontier for healthy longevity”Scientia Professor Kaarin Anstey FRSN FASSA FAHMSDeputy Director, ARC Centre of Excellence for Population AgeingNeuroscience Australia, UNSW Sydney Date: Wednesday, 1 May June 2024, 6.30 pm AEST  Venue: Zoom Webinar (link to follow) Entry: No charge All are welcome Please click h...

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MAY
03

Joint RSNSW and State Library of NSW Special Event: May 2024

“On the history of Russian conflict with Ukraine” Emeritus Professor Dennis Reinhartz  University of Texas, Arlington   in conversation withEmeritus Professor Robert Clancy AM FRSN  Royal Society of NSW and Univ. of Newcastle Date: Friday, 3 May 2024, 3.00 pm AEST  Venue: Map Room, Mitchell Building, State Library of NSW, S...

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NOV
08

1317th OGM and 2022 Clarke Memorial Lecture

“Caves as observatories of groundwater recharge”Professor Andy Baker FRSN FAGUSchool of Biological, Earth, and Environmental SciencesUNSW Sydney Date: Wednesday, 8 November 2023, 6.00 pm for 6.30 pm AEDT  Venue: Metcalfe Auditorium, State Library of NSW, Macquarie Street, SydneyEntry: Society members, $10; Non-members, $20; Student, $5Video pr...

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JUN
05

1322nd OGM and Open Lecture

“RNA and me: from the origins of life and nanomedicine to building a RNA ecosystem”Professor Pall Thordarson FRSNDirector, UNSW RNA InstituteUNSW Sydney Date: Wednesday, 5 June 2024, 6.00 pm for 6.30 pm AEST  Venue: Metcalfe Theatre, State Library of NSW, Macquarie Street, Sydney  Entry: Entry costs to follow Registration: Registrati...

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NOV
02

RSNSW and Learned Academies Forum 2023

OUR 21st CENTURY BRAIN Date: Thursday, 2 November 2023, 8.30 for 8.45 am–5.00 pm AEDT Venue: Live streaming from Government House Sydney Video presentations: YouTube playlist Brochures: for the live streamed program — Summary (2.1 MB), Complete Program (6.3 MB) Please click here to register for the live stream --> Please click h...

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OCT
30

Joint UNE SRI and RSNSW Presentation: October 2023

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“CleanTech Futures 2023: Electrification and opportunities for community and business”Professor Renate EganExecutive DirectorAustralian Centre for Advanced Photovoltaics, UNSW Sydney Date: Monday, 30 October 2023, 5.30 — 7.00 pm (AEDT) Venue: NOVA, 122 Faulkner Street, Armidale NSW 2350 and live streaming by ZoomVideo presentation: YouTube vid...

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OCT
04

1316th OGM and Open Lecture

“Australia’s nuclear future: a new discourse for the 2040s” Helen Cook  Principal,  GNE Advisory   andDr Adi Paterson FRSN FTSE  Former Chief Executive Officer  ANSTO Date: Wednesday, 4 October 2023, 6.30—8.00 pm AEDT  Venue: Gallery Room, State Library of NSW, Shakespeare Place, SydneyVideo presentation: YouTube ...

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SEP
06

1315th OGM and Open Lecture

“Challenges for Open Enquiry and Scholarship in a Divided Age”Professor Alan DavisonProfessor and DeanFaculty of Arts and Social SciencesUniversity of Technology Sydney Date: Wednesday, 6 September 2023, 6.30 – 8.00 pm AEST  Video presentation: YouTube video All are welcome Please click here to join the webinar --> Summary: Are the c...

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AUG
10

Ideas@theHouse: August 2023

Professor Emma Johnston

Ideas@theHousepresented byHer Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AC KC, Governor of NSW “Ideas for marine stewardship and sustainability in a time of acceleration”Professor Emma Johnston AO FRSN FAA FTSEDeputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)University of Sydney Date: Thursday, 10 August 2023, 6.30 – 8.00 pm AEST (live streaming) Venue: Live stre...

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AUG
02

Charles Perkins Centre Annual Lecture 2023

“Public health sovereignty and public reason: a comparative perspective” Professor Sheila JasanoffPforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology StudiesHavard Kennedy School Date: Wednesday 2 August 2023, 5.30 pm – 7.00 pm AEST  Venue: University of Sydney, Camperdown Campus — venue to be confirmed Registration:  Registration through the...

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AUG
02

1314th OGM and Open Lecture

“Convergence: the hybridisation  of the future” In conversation: Associate Professor Catherine Ball  Futurist, Author, Researcher, Rebel   andMaria MacNamara  Director, Government Affairs and   Innovation Strategy, Kyndryl Date: Wednesday, 2 August 2023, 6.30—8.00 pm AEST  Venue: Gallery Room, State Library o...

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JUL
05

RSNSW Online Presentation 2023-2

“What we need to know about the Voice — before we vote”Panel comprising:Peter Baume AC DistFRSN, Megan Davis FRSN FASSA, Christopher Puplick AM, and Dean Ashenden Date: Wednesday, 5 July 2023, 6.30 pm AEST  Venue: Zoom webinarVideo presentation: YouTube video All are welcome Join the webinar here --> Summary: Peter Baume AC, who served as...

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