Royal Society of NSW News & Events

Royal Society of NSW News & Events

Southern Highlands Branch Meeting 2023-10

“Secrets of cultural heritage revealed at ANSTO”Dr Joseph BevittSenior Instrument ScientistANSTO Date: Thursday, 16 November 2023, 6.30 – 7.30 pm AEST  Venue: RSL Mittagong, Joadja/Nattai Room All are welcome Summary:  In this lecture, Dr Bevitt will show how the use of state-of-the-art scientific techniques from the Australian Centr...

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Southern Highlands Branch Meeting 2023-9


“Are our weeds becoming new native species?”Professor Angela Moles FRSNEcology and Evolution Research CentreUNSW Sydney Date: Thursday, 19 October 2023, 6.30 – 7.30 pm AEST  Venue: RSL Mittagong, Joadja/Nattai Room All are welcome Summary: Introducing species to a new environment creates excellent conditions for evolution, as the species ...

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Southern Highlands Branch Meeting 2023-8

“Gender dysphoria: emerging teen challenges”Clare RowePrincipal Psychologist and DirectorRowe & Associates Date: Thursday, 21 September 2023, 6.30 – 7.30 pm AEST  Venue: RSL Mittagong, Joadja/Nattai Room All are welcome Summary: The last ten years have seen an exponential rise in the diagnosis of Gender Dysphoria in children and adole...

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Southern Highlands Branch Meeting 2023-7

“Can plant breeding help us manage the challenges of climate change and food insecurity?”Professor Richard TrethowanDirector, Plant Breeding InstituteSydney Institute of AgricultureUniversity of Sydney Date: Thursday, 17 August 2023, 6.30 – 7.30 pm AEST  Venue: RSL Mittagong, Carrington Room All are welcome Summary: As agricultural produc...

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Southern Highlands Branch Meeting 2023-6

“A recent study of nuclear energy usage in Canada and the USA”Robert ParkerFounder, Nuclear for Climate Australia Date: Thursday, 20 July 2023, 6.30 pm AEST  Venue: RSL Mittagong, Carrington Room All are welcome Summary: Robert Parker’s talk will detail his recent research, concluding with an outline of the benefits he sees to rural and r...

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Southern Highlands Branch Meeting 2023-5

“Machines behaving badly: the morality of AI”Professor Toby Walsh FAA FACM FAAASScientia Professor of Artificial IntelligenceUNSW Sydney Date: Thursday, 15 June 2023, 6.30 pm AEST  Venue: RSL Mittagong, Carrington Room All are welcome Summary: Generative AI tools like Stable Diffusion and ChatGPT have caught public attention. But what new...

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Southern Highlands Branch Meeting 2023-4

“Brief Encounters: Literary Travellers in Australia”Susannah Fullerton OAM FRSNAuthor, Literary Lecturer, and Tour Leader Date: Thursday, 18 May 2023, 6.30 pm AEST  Venue: Chevalier College, Performing Arts Centre All are welcome Summary: Many Australians have no idea about the famous writers who came to this country in the 19th century a...

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Southern Highlands Branch Meeting 2023-3

“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: Thursday, 20 April 2023, 6.30 pm AEST  Venue: RSL Mittagong, Alexandra Room All are welcome Click here to register --> Summary:  Most of the cosm...

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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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Southern Highlands Branch Meeting 2023-2

“The Kindness Revolution” Hugh Mackay AO FRSN Date: Thursday, 16 March 2023, 6.30 pm AEDT Venue: RSL Mittagong All are welcome  If we dare to dream of a more loving country - kinder, more compassionate, more cooperative, more respectful, more inclusive. Hugh Mackay is a social psychologist and the bestselling author of 22 books, including eigh...

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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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Southern Highlands Branch Meeting 2023-1

“A comprehensive review of the safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines” Dr Phillip Altman Date: Thursday, 16 February 2022, 6.00 pm AEDT Venue: RSL Moss vale (venue changed from the Mittagong RSL) All are welcome Dr Phillip Altman is a well-known Australian authority on clinical trials and regulatory affairs with more than 40 years of experience i...

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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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