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Royal Society of NSW News & Events
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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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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JUN
27

Annual Dinner 2020, Distinguished Fellow's Lecture and 199th Birthday Celebration

  YouTube video of the Event. Join us, online, for the Royal Society of NSW’s black-tie Annual Dinner and to celebrate our 199th Birthday, looking forward to our third century. Our Patron, Her Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AC QC, Governor of New South Wales, will deliver her annual message to the Society. Easing of COVID-19 Restri...

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JUN
03

1283rd OGM and Open Lecture

“Drinking for three: Mother, baby and society” Distinguished Professor Elizabeth Elliott AM FRSN FAHMSThe University of Sydney andSydney Children’s Hospital (Westmead) Date: Wednesday, 3 June 2020, 6.30pm Venue: Zoom Webinar Video recording: YouTube video Venue: Click here to access the Zoom webinar. Click here for help in getting started...

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MAY
21

[email protected]: May 2020

Emeritus Professor Robert Clancy

[email protected] byHer Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AC QC, Governor of NSW “Ten: the Mapping of Colonial Australia”Emeritus Professor Robert Clancy AM FRSNThe University of Newcastle Date: Thursday, 21 May 2020, 7.00pm Venue: Zoom webinarVideo recording: YouTube video Zoom webinar, which will be open from 6.30pm. Click her...

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APR
22

Meeting Notice - 153rd AGM and 1282nd OGM

153rd Annual General Meeting 1282nd Ordinary General Meeting Date: Wednesday, 22 April 2020, 6.00pm  Venue: Zoom Webinar (Connection link to be provided by email) Special Note: In line with evolving advice from Commonwealth and State health authorities regarding COVID-19, the Society has suspended face-to-face meetings for the indefinite futur...

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APR
22

1282nd OGM and Open Lecture

Presidential Reflections—science stuff and the President’s random path Emeritus Professor Ian Sloan AO FRSN FAA School of Mathematics and Statistics UNSW SydneyPresident, Royal Society of NSW Date: Wednesday, 22 April 2020, 6.00pm Venue: Zoom webinarVideo presentation: YouTube video Zoom Webinar. Click here for help in getting started with Zoom. En...

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MAR
19

On the Shoulders of Giants: Lecture 1 - Henry Carmichael

POSTPONED: Please contact SMSA on 02 9262 7300 regarding bookings On the Shoulders of Giants: Creation of Learned Societies in NSW  Henry Carmichael — Educational Progressive, Social Reformer, Secularist, Winegrower Dr Lesley Scanlon Vice-President, Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts Date: Postponed Venue: Tom Keneally Centre, Sydney Mechanics’ ...

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MAR
12

Annual Meeting of the Four Societies 2020

Thomas Maschmeyer
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Challenges for the Future: Energy Storage and Waste Plastic — Two Australian Solutions Going Global’ Professor Thomas Maschmeyer FAA FTSE FMAE FRSN School of Chemistry, University of Sydney A joint meeting of the Australian Institute of Energy, the Australian Nuclear Association, the Sydney Division of Engineers Australia, and the Royal Society of ...

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MAR
06

Frontiers of Science Forum

“ Exploring major discoveries and theories in physics, mathematics, biology and chemistry ” Professor Ben Eggleton, University of Sydney Professor Mary Myerscough, University of Sydney Julianna Kadar, Macquarie University Professor Richard Payne, University of Sydney A joint meeting the Australian Institute of Physics, the AIP, RACI, RSNSW Royal Au...

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MAR
04

1281st OGM and Open Lecture

Soils: the least understood part of science, yet vital for all of us Professor Robin J Batterham AO Kernot Professor of Engineering University of Melbourne Date: Wednesday, 4 March 2020, 6.00pm for 6.30pm Venue: Gallery Room, State Library of NSW (Entrance: Shakespeare Place, Sydney) Entry: $25 for Non-Members, $15 for Fellows, Members and Ass...

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FEB
27

Speaking of Music... The Magic of Solo Violin



Speaking of Music…   The Magic of the Solo Violin Presented by the Royal Society of NSW and the Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts J S Bach’s solo violin works are regarded as one of the most sublime levels of musical thought in the entire Western canon. 2020 marks the 300th anniversary of these influential works. Interspersed with live performa...

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FEB
20

2018 RSNSW Liversidge Lecture

Royal Society of NSW Liversidge Lecture “The journey from simple polymers to nano-footballs: opportunities for better cancer treatment ” Scientia Professor Martina Stenzel FAA School of Chemistry, UNSW Sydney Date: Thursday, 20 February 2020, 5.30pm for 6.00pm Venue: The Galleries, John Niland Scientia Building, UNSW Sydney Entry: No charge. The le...

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