Royal Society of NSW News & Events

Royal Society of NSW News & Events
MAY
05

1293rd OGM and Open Lecture

“Big, bad fires in NSW” Emerita Professor Mary O’Kane AC FRSN FTSE Hon FIEAustChair, NSW Independent Planning Commission Date: Wednesday, 5 May 2021, 6.30pm AEST  Venue: Zoom Webinar Video presentation: YouTube video Summary:  As noted in the NSW Bushfire Inquiry, “The 2019-20 bush fire season was extreme, and extremely unusual. It s...

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APR
15

[email protected]: April 2021

Thomas Keneally AO DistFRSN

[email protected] byHer Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AC QC, Governor of NSW “Australia and the Dickens Boys”Thomas Keneally AO DistFRSN Date: Thursday, 15 April 2021, 6.00pm AESTVenue: Zoom Webinar Video Presentation: YouTube Video Image credit: Tom Keneally in the Tom Keneally Centre at Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts. Photo b...

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APR
07

1292nd OGM and Open Lecture

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“Antarctica, this ain’t no mirage: the value of art in disseminating scientific information” Lea Kannar-LichtenbergerContemporary Artist Date: Wednesday, 7 April 2021, 6.00pm AEST (preceded by the Annual General Meeting) Venue: Zoom Webinar Video Presentation:YouTube Video About this Event In this talk Lea Kannar-Lichtenberger will explore jus...

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APR
07

154th AGM and 1292th OGM and Open Lecture

Lea Kannar-Lichtenberger

  Date: Wednesday, 7 April 2021, 6.00pm AEST Venue: Zoom Webinar This notice provides information about the: 154th Annual General Meeting and Council Elections1292nd Ordinary General Meeting and Open Lecture Annual General Meeting Rule 4(c) of the Society's Rules requires that an Annual General Meeting (AGM) must be held in April of each year....

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MAR
24

Stewardship of Country from the Royal Societies of Australia: Webinar 3

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RSA Stewardship Panellists

“Stewardship of Country: From Past to Future – Australian Stewardship of Country” Presented jointly by the Royal Societies of Australia and Inspiring Australia Victoria Date: Wednesday, 24 March, 6.00–8.00pm AEDT Venue: Live streaming on the RSA Facebook page Enquiries: via email  Entry: No charge for Facebook livestreaming.  Paid re...

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MAR
10

Stewardship of Country from the Royal Societies of Australia: Webinar 2

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“Stewardship of Country: Resilience, regeneration and escaping the iron law of business-as-usual” Presented jointly by the Royal Societies of Australia and Inspiring Australia Victoria Date: Wednesday, 10 March, 6.00–8.00pm AEDT Venue: Live streaming on the RSA Facebook page Enquiries: via email  Entry: No charge for Facebook livestreaming.&nb...

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MAR
03

1291st OGM and Open Lecture

“What are the best options for growing Australia’s mental health through the COVID-19 recovery?” Professor Ian Hickie AM FRSN FASSA FAHMS FRANZCPCo-Director, Brain and Mind Centre, University of Sydney Date: Wednesday, 3 March, 6.30pm AEDT Venue:Zoom webinar Video Presentation: YouTube Video !--Venue: Zoom webinar. Click here for help in getting st...

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FEB
24

Stewardship of Country from the Royal Societies of Australia: Webinar 1

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“Stewardship of Country: The Common Ground – A Convergence of Traditions” Presented jointly by the Royal Societies of Australia and Inspiring Australia Victoria Date: Wednesday, 24 February, 6.00–8.00pm AEDT Video presentation: Facebook video !-- Venue: Live streaming on the RSA Facebook page Enquiries: via email  Entry: No charge for Facebook...

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FEB
25

ATSE Chaikin Oration 2021: The looming global food crisis

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The looming global food crisis: challenge and opportunity The Honourable John Anderson AO FTSE  The Chaikin Oration is presented by the NSW Division of the Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE) Date: Thursday, 25 February 2021, 12.40pm (AEDT) Venue: Zoom Webinar (Registration required) Entry: No charge Cost: $20 (includ...

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FEB
03

1290th OGM including Open Lecture

Matthew Donnelly
Sajad Razavi Bazaz
Daniel Fox
Phillipa Specker

Royal Society of NSW 2020 Student Award Presentations  Matthew Donnelly, UNSW (Sydney) Sajad Razavi Bazaz, UTS  Daniel Fox, ANU Philippa Specker, UNSW (Sydney)   Date: Wednesday, 3 February 2021, 6.30pm AEDT Venue: Zoom Webinar. Video presentation: YouTube video The evening’s program comprises four short talks presented by PhD C...

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DEC
09

1289th OGM and Open Lecture

“Dispelling climate change myths—how ocean physics can help explain surprises in the modern-day climate record” Professor Matthew England FRSN FAAClimate Change Research Centre, UNSW Sydney Date: Wednesday, 9 December, 6.30pm AEST Venue: Zoom Webinar Video Presentation: YouTube Video Venue: Zoom webinar. Click here for help in getting started with ...

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JAN
01

Calendar of Meetings 2021

This page lists the Calendar of Meetings for the Royal Society of NSW in 2021. Please check this page regularly since the program is under ongoing development. Last update: 1 October 2021 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 wester...

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NOV
11

1288th OGM and Open Lecture

“Where have all the ulcers gone — long time passing?” Professor Adrian Lee FRSN and Professor Thomas Borody FRSNUNSW Sydney (1) and Centre for Digestive Diseases (2) Date: Wednesday, 11 November 2020, 6.30pm AEDT Venue: Zoom Webinar. Video presentation: YouTube video Enquiries: via email All are welcome. --> This is the first presentation in t...

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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
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
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

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“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
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
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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