Royal Society of NSW News & Events

Royal Society of NSW News & Events
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: 26 June 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 Meetings H...

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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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JUL
18

Ideas@theHouse: July 2024

Julie Inman Grant

Ideas@theHousepresented byHer Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AC KC, Governor of NSW “W x 3 — The World Wide Web (we weaved)”Julie Inman GranteSafety CommissionerAustralian Government Date: Thursday, 18 July 2024, 6.30 – 8.00 pm AEST Venue: Face-to-face (by invitation for Society members) and live streaming from Government House SydneyRe...

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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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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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AUG
07

1324th OGM and Open Lecture

Medy Hassan
Wilhelm Harnisch
Adrian Harrington
Rebecca Pinkstone
Sue Cripps

“Our Housing Crisis: Dissolving Barriers and Delivering Solutions”Medy Hassan OAM FRSN (Facilitator)together with an expert panelFounder and Managing DirectorHaus Holdings Date: Wednesday, 7 August 2024, 6.00 pm for 6.30 pm AEST  Venue: Metcalfe Theatre, State Library of NSW, Macquarie Street, Sydney  Entry: Members, $10; Non-members...

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SEP
04

1325th OGM and Open Lecture

“HECS-HELP: History, effects, international comparisons, and the University Accord”Emeritus Professor Bruce Chapman AO FASSA Sir Roland Wilson Chair of EconomicsResearch School of EconomicsAustralian National University Date: Wednesday, 4 September 2024, 6.30 pm AEST  Venue: Zoom Webinar Entry: No charge All are welcome Please click here to jo...

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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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OCT
31

Ideas@theHouse: October 2024

Timothy Stephens

Ideas@theHousepresented byHer Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AC KC, Governor of NSW The Big Thaw: Who Governs Antarctica’s Ice?Professor Tim Stephens FAALProfessor of International LawUniversity of Sydney Law School Date: Thursday, 31 October 2024, 6.30 – 8.00 pm AEST Venue: Face-to-face (by invitation for Society members) and live stre...

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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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JUN
20

Joint AIP, RACI, RSNSW, and ANSTO Presentation

“The Invisible Revealed” Dr Joseph BevittSenior Instrument Scientist, ANSTO Date: Tuesday, 20 June 2023, 7.00 pm AEST Venue: Hybrid—ANSTO Discovery Centre, New Illawarra Road, Lucas Heights NSW, and live streamingEntry: No charge All are welcome Register now --> A joint presentation by the Australian Institute of Physics (AIP), the Royal Austr...

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JUN
14

Ideas@theHouse: June 2023

Dr Cathy Foley

Ideas@theHousepresented byHer Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AC KC, Governor of NSW “Importance of scientific ideas and discovery to Australia's future”Dr Cathy Foley AO PSM DistFRSN FAA FTSEAustralia's Chief Scientist Date: Wednesday, 14 June 2023, 6.30 pm AEST Video presentation: YouTube videoEntry: No chargeAll are welcome Click here...

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JUL
03

1323rd OGM and Open Lecture

“Social Justice and Health Equity”Professor Sir Michael Marmot   CH FRCP FFPHM FMedSci FBAProfessor of Epidemiology andDirector, UCL Institute of Health EquityUniversity College London Date: Wednesday, 3 July 2024, 6.30 pm AEST  Venue: Zoom Webinar Video presentation: YouTube video All are welcome Please click here to join theZoom we...

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JUN
07

1313th OGM and Open Lecture

“Making rights a reality — the need for a Human Rights Act for Australia”Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AM FAALPresidentAustralian Human Rights Commission Date: Wednesday, 7 June 2023, 6.30 pm AEST  Venue: Gallery Room, State Library of NSW, Shakespeare Place, SydneyVideo presentation: YouTube video All are welcome Click here to register...

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JUN
18

Joint AIP, RACI, RSNSW, and ANSTO Event: June 2024

Professor David Cohen

“Electrifying discoveries: using particle accelerators to research air pollution, radiobiology, and electronic chips that go into space” Professor David Cohen FTSE FAIPDistinguished Research ScientistCentre for Accelerator Science, ANSTO Date: Tuesday, 18 June 2024, 7.00–8.00 pm AEST Venue: Hybrid—Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Enginee...

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