Royal Society of NSW News & Events

Royal Society of NSW News & Events
FEB
09

Society Fellow, Emma Johnson, named as next DVC (Research) at the University of Sydney

Society Fellow, Professor Emma Johnston AO FRSN FTSE, has just been named as the incoming Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) at the University of Sydney.  She joins the University in July 2022.  Professor Johnston, who is currently the Dean of Science and previously Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research) at UNSW (Sydney), is a leading authority in...

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FEB
03

Royal Society of NSW Awards for 2021

The Royal Society of NSW announced its Awards for 2021 at the 1300th Ordinary General Meeting on Wednesday, 2 February 2022.  These prestigious awards, awarded by Australia's oldest learned society, recognise outstanding achievements and excellence in science, engineering, philosophy and the arts. The awards and their recipients...

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FEB
02

Society welcomes new Fellows and Members: December 2021

The Royal Society of NSW warmly welcomes 12 new members to the Society's ranks, effective from 1 December 2021. Fellows Professor Simon HoProfessor Jennifer Louise Martin Professor Robert A. Minasian Associate Professor Alice Elizabeth Motion Professor Louis Michael Rendina Professor Emeritus Graham Edward Town Scientia Professor Toby Walsh Biograp...

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JAN
26

Australia Day Honours 2022

The Society is pleased to note the awards in the 2022 Australia Day Honours that have gone to Society Fellows: Members in the Order of Australia to Associate Professor Kristine Barlow-Stewart AM FRSN and  Ms Elizabeth Ann Macgregor AM OBE FRSN. Professor Barlow-Stewart, who is the Director of the Master of Genetic Counselling at the Unive...

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JAN
15

Vale Dr David Branagan AM FRSN

The Royal Society of NSW records with great regret the passing of one of its Past Presidents, Dr David F. Branagan AM FRSN, on 9 January 2022 at the age of 91. David Branagan was born in Broken Hill in 1930 and combined his love of geology with his equally strong love of singing and choral music, in which he was heavily involved. He was amongst Aus...

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