Royal Society of NSW News & Events

Royal Society of NSW News & Events
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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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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MAY
03

RSNSW Online Lecture 2023-1

“Artificial Intelligence myths debunked — how AI is transforming humanity for the global good”Professor Michael Blumenstein FACSProfessor and Acting DeanFaculty of Engineering & ITUniversity of Technology Sydney Date: Wednesday, 3 May 2023, 6.30 pm AEST  Venue: Zoom webinar Video presentation: YouTube video All are welcome Join the we...

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APR
05

156th AGM and 1312th OGM and Open Lecture

Professor Dietmar Muller

156th Annual General Meeting      and1312th Ordinary General Meeting   Date: Wednesday, 5 April 2022, 6.00 pm AEST Venue: Gallery Room, State Library of NSW, Shakespeare Place, SydneyVideo Presentation: YouTube video Please register now --> This notice provides information about the: 156th Annual General Meeting and Council...

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APR
05

1312th OGM and 2019 Clarke Memorial Lecture

“Reconstructing ancient oceans, sea-level fluctuations, the deep carbon cycle and biodiversity ”Professor Dietmar Müller FAA FAGUProfessor of GeophysicsSchool of GeosciencesUniversity of Sydney Date: Wednesday, 5 April 2023, 6.00 pm for 6.30 pm AEDT  Venue: Gallery Room, State Library of NSW, Shakespeare Place, SydneyVideo presentation: YouTub...

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MAR
24

Frontiers of Science Forum 2023

“Exploring major discoveries and theories in physics, mathematics, biology,  and chemistry” Hon Prof Robert Booy, University of SydneyDr Anna Romanov, UNSW SydneyAssoc Prof David Bishop, UTSAssoc Prof Susanna Guatelli, University of Wollongong A joint meeting of the Australian Institute of Physics (AIP),  the Teachers’ Guild of NSW (TGNSW...

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MAR
21

Annual Meeting of the Four Societies 2023

Franziska Teichmann

Energy in Germany and Europe — 2022 and beyond Franziska TeichmannHead, German Secretariat for Energy Cooperation with Australia and New Zealand A joint meeting of the Australian Institute of Energy, the Australian Nuclear Association, the Sydney Division of Engineers Australia, and the Royal Society of NSW — this year organised by the Austral...

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MAR
15

1311th OGM and 2022 Student Award Presentations

Shankar Dutt
Clara Chung Ming Liu
Thomas Mesaglio
Anyang Zhao

Royal Society of NSW 2022 Student Award Presentations Shankar Dutt, ANUClara Liu Chung Ming, UTS Thomas Mesaglio, UNSW SydneyAnyang Zhao, ANU  Date: Wednesday, 15 March 2023, 6.30 pm AEDT Video presentation: YouTube video All are welcome Click here to join the Zoom webinar onWednesday 15 March at 6.30pm --> The evening’s program comprises...

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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
10

RSNSW 2023 Annual Dinner and Presentation of Awards

  Date: Friday 10 March 2023, 6.30 for 7.00 pm AEDT  Venue and times:  Sydney Modern, Art Gallery of NSW All are welcome This year's Annual Dinner and Presentation of Awards will be held in Sydney Modern, the brand-new building at the Art Gallery of New South Wales designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architects Kazuyo Sejima...

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MAR
02

Ideas@theHouse: March 2023

Dr John Vallance

Ideas@theHousepresented byHer Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AC KC, Governor of NSW “Aristotle on life and thought in the sub-lunary sphere”Dr John Vallance FRSN FAHAState Librarian of NSW Date: Thursday, 2 March 2023, 6.30 pm AEST Venue: Live streamed from Government House SydneyVideo presentation: YouTube video Society Members and Fel...

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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 &Colonel (Retd) Andrew Condon CSC   Date: Wednesday, 1 February 2023, 6.30 pm AEDT  Venue: Gallery Room, State Library of NSW, Shakespeare Place, Sydney Entry: Society me...

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FEB
07

1319th OGM and Open Lecture

“Productivity: what is it, and why it matters”Emeritus Professor Roy Green AM FRSNSpecial Innovation AdvisorUniversity of Technology Sydney Date: Wednesday, 7 February 2024, 6.00 pm for 6.30 pm AEDT  Venue: Metcalfe Theatre, State Library of NSW, Macquarie Street, Sydney Video Presentation: YouTube VideoAll are welcome Please click here to reg...

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JAN
01

Calendar of Meetings 2023

Events Calendar for 2023 Please check this page regularly since the program is under ongoing development.Most recent update: 20 September 2023 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 Meeti...

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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, SydneyVideo presentation: YouTube presentatio...

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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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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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