Royal Society of NSW News & Events

Royal Society of NSW News & Events
SEP
07

1306th OGM and Open Lecture

“Is Fairweather an Australian artist? And does it matter?” Claire Roberts FAHA (1)     in conversation with Nicholas Jose (2)(1) Associate Professor of Art History, University of Melbourne(2) Novelist and Emeritus Professor, University of Adelaide Date: Wednesday, 7 September 2022, 6.30 pm AEST  Venue: Zoom Webinar.  Click ...

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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, AustralianSuper(2) Visiting Fellow, University of Adelaide(3) Emeritus Professor, UNSW (Sydney) Date: Wednesday, 5 October 2022, 6.30 pm AEDT...

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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
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, time to be advised  Venue: University of Sydney — venue to be advised Entry: To be advised Registr...

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AUG
03

1305th OGM and Open Lecture

“Marsupials: Their secrets are all in their genes!” Professor Kathy Belov AO FRSN FAA (1)     andDr Elizabeth Deane FRSN (2) (1) Professor of Comparative Genomics and Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Global Engagement), University of Sydney(2) Education Consultant Date: Wednesday, 3 August 2022, 6.30 pm AEST  Venue: Zoom webinarVideo presen...

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JUL
06

1304th OGM and Open Lecture

“This is going to be different: Learning to live with Chinese Power” Professor Hugh White AO FASSAEmeritus Professor of Strategic Studies, Australian National University Date: Wednesday, 6 July 2022, 6.30 pm AEST  Venue: Gallery Room, State Library of NSW, Shakespeare Place, Sydney Video recording: YouTube video All are welcome Summary:&n...

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JAN
09

RSNSW Exhibition: NEXUS 2022 — CLOSED ON 30 JUNE

Jean Garling RoomMitchell Building, State Library of NSW1 Shakespeare Place, Sydney EXHIBITION NOW OPEN Opening Hours: Monday 2-5 pm; Thursday 2-5 pm; Saturday 2-5; Sunday 2-5 pm until 30 June 2022 About the Exhibition: This Exhibition begins a year of celebrations to mark the Society’s contributions to the intellectual life of NSW over 200 ye...

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JUN
21

Joint AIP, RACI, RSNSW, and ANSTO Presentation

“Big Science of Gen IV Power Reactors” Dr Mark HoReactor Heat Transfer Specialist, ANSTOVice-President, Australian Nuclear Association Date: Tuesday, 21 June 2022, 7.00 pm AEST  Venue: Hybrid—ANSTO Discovery Centre, Lucas Heights NSW and live streaming (link sent on the day of the event)Enquiries: 02 9717 3090 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it....

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JUN
10

RSNSW Clarke Memorial Lecture 2021

“The changing tide of human populations: an infertility trap” John Aitken FRSE FRSN FAA FAHMSDistinguished Emeritus Laureate Professor School of Environmental and Life SciencesUniversity of Newcastle   Date: Friday 10 June 2022, 5.00 pm – 7.00 pm AEST Venue: The University Conservatorium, Laman Street, Cooks Hill, NewcastleVideo presentat...

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JUN
01

1303rd OGM and Open Lecture

“Federalism, borders, and National Cabinet — What has the pandemic taught us?” Professor Anne Twomey AOProfessor of Constitutional LawSydney Law School, University of Sydney Date: Wednesday, 1 June 2022, 6.30 pm AEST  Venue: Gallery Room, State Library of NSW, Shakespeare Place, Sydney Video presentation: YouTube video All are welcom...

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MAY
11

 RSNSW Poggendorff Lecture 2020

Professor Angela Moles

Date: Wednesday, 11 May 2022, Time 5.00 pm – 7.00 pm AEST  Venue: Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, Palm House, Mrs Macquarie's Road, Sydney Video presentation: YouTube video. The Poggendorff Lecture: The Royal Society of NSW and UNSW (Sydney) are pleased to present the Society’s Poggendorff Lecture. The Poggendorff Lecture, which is awarded p...

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MAY
04

RSNSW Liversidge Lecture 2020

“Drug Discovery Inspired by Natural Products ” Professor Richard J Payne FRSN FRSC FRACIProfessor of Organic Chemistry and Chemical Biology, The University of Sydney Date: Wednesday, 4 May 2022, Time 6.00–8.00 pm AEST. Doors open at 5.45 pm. Drinks and canapés follow the lecture. Venue:  Charles Perkins Centre Auditorium (D17), University...

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APR
20

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Date: Wednesday, 20 April 2022, 6.30 pm  AEST Venue: Live Streaming from Government House Sydney Entry: No charge All are welcome “Nothing” is a show concept the Australian Chamber Orchestra is developing with its partners at Melbourne University and expects to produce in the near future. Following the talk, Richard will engage in a conversati...

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APR
06

1302nd OGM and Open Lecture

“New frontiers in smart sensor technology for a healthier, safer and sustainable future” Professor Benjamin Eggleton FRSN FAA FTSE FOSA FIEEE FSPIEDirector, University of Sydney Nano Institute and Co-Director, NSW Smart Sensing Network Date: Wednesday, 6 April 2022, 5.30 pm for 6.00 pm AEST (lecture follows the Annual General Meeting whic...

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APR
06

 155th AGM and 1302nd OGM and Open Lecture

Professor Benjamin Eggleton

  Date: Wednesday, 6 April 2022, 5.30 pm for 6.00 pm AEST  Venue: Gallery Room, State Library of NSW, Shakespeare Place, Sydney Registration:Registration for the AGM and OGM is required through Membes. Please register only if you are attending in person.  There is no live streaming but the lecture will be available on YouTube shortly...

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MAR
25

Frontiers of Science Forum 2022

“Exploring major discoveries and theories in physics, mathematics, biology,  and chemistry” The Hon. Alister Henskins SC MPProf Johannes Le Coutre FRSN, UNSW SydneyProf Benjamin Eggleton FRSN FAA FTSE, University of SydneyProf Chris Tisdell FRSN, UNSW SydneyProf. Martina Stenzel FRSN FAA, UNSW Sydney A joint meeting of the Australian Institute...

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MAR
17

RSNSW Clarke Lecture 2020

“From bulldozers, pests, and pathogens to climate change and urban futures: the tough life of plants” Professor Michelle LeishmanDistinguished Professor of BiologyDirector, Centre for Smart Green Cities, Macquarie University Date: Thursday, 17 March 2022, Time 5.30–7.00 pm AEDT Venue:  Live Streaming only.  The previously announced face-t...

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MAR
02

1301st OGM and Open Lecture

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Harry Marquis
Kevin Chau

Royal Society of NSW 2021 Student Award Presentations  Zain Mehdi, ANUSajad Abolpour Moshizi, Macquarie University Harry Marquis, University of SydneyKevin Chau, Macquarie University   Date: Wednesday, 2 March 2022, 6.30 pm AEDT Venue: Zoom Webinar. Video presentation: YouTube video The evening’s program comprises four short talks present...

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FEB
16

Annual Meeting of the Four Societies 2022

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Engineering and related Challenges in Decarbonising the Electricity System Professor Stephen Wilson  University of Queensland 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 Australian Nuclear Associa...

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FEB
02

1300th OGM and Open Lecture

“Where next for higher education after COVID-19?” Professor Mark Scott AO FRSNVice-Chancellor and PrincipalThe University of Sydney Date: Wednesday, 2 February 2022, 6.30 pm AEDT  Venue: Zoom Webinar. Video presentation: YouTube video All are welcome Summary:  The COVID-19 pandemic forced dramatic changes to teaching, resea...

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