Royal Society of NSW News & Events

Royal Society of NSW News & Events
MAR
16

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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MAR
06

Ideas@theHouse: March 2024

John Bell AO OBE

Ideas@theHousepresented byHer Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AC KC, Governor of NSW “Shakespeare on politics — what can we learn”John Bell AO OBEFounder and Former Artistic DirectorBell Shakespeare Date: Wednesday, 6 March 2024, 6.30 – 8.00 pm AEDT Venue: Face-to-face (by invitation for Society members) and live streaming from Governmen...

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MAR
01

RSNSW 2024 Annual Dinner and Presentation of Awards

Date and time: Friday, 1 March 2024 from 6.00 – 10. pm Venue and times:  Strangers' Room, Parliament House, 6 Macquarie Street, Sydney Registration: $200 (incl. GST) per person, closing at 9.00 am on Thursday, 22 February 2024 Dress: Black tie Enquiries: By email to RSNSW Annual Dinner enquiries All are welcome This year's Annual Dinner a...

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MAR
16

Hunter Branch Annual General Meeting 2023

Notice of the RSNSW Hunter Branch 2023 Annual General Meeting Date: Thursday 16 March 2023, 4.00 pm for 4.15 pm AEDT Venue: 40 Newcomen Street, Newcastle Entry: No charge Registration: Registration is required by 5.00 pm on Tuesday 14 March 2023 through Membes Only financial Members, Fellows, and Distinguished Fellows of the RSNSW Hunter Branc...

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FEB
28

Western NSW Branch Meeting 2024-1

“Parasites, Australia's silent threat: coincidence, nature's hand, or policy complacency”Professor Shokoofeh ShamsiProfessor of Veterinary ParasitologyGulbali Institute for Agriculture, Water, and EnvironmentCharles Sturt University Date: Wednesday, 28 February 2024, 6.00 — 7.00 pm (AEDT) Venue: Wagga Wagga campus (Riverina Playhouse), Charles Stur...

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MAR
15

1311th OGM and 2022 Student Award Presentations

Shankar Dutt
Clara Chung Ming Liu
Thomas Mesaglio
Anyang Zhao

Royal Society of NSW 2022 Student Award Presentations Shankar Dutt, ANUClara Liu Chung Ming, UTS Thomas Mesaglio, UNSW SydneyAnyang Zhao, ANU  Date: Wednesday, 15 March 2023, 6.30 pm AEDT Video presentation: YouTube video All are welcome Click here to join the Zoom webinar onWednesday 15 March at 6.30pm --> The evening’s program comprises...

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FEB
21

Annual Meeting of the Four Societies 2024

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Vince Di Pietro

Resilience before Readiness — “... for the want of a horseshoe nail” Vince Di Pietro AM CSC FRSN FRAeS FAICDIndependent Consultant and former Commodore, Royal Australian Navy A joint meeting of the Australian Institute of Energy, the Australian Nuclear Association, Engineers Australia, and RSNSW, kindly supported by Academy Travel. Date: Wednesday,...

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MAR
10

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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MAR
02

Ideas@theHouse: March 2023

Dr John Vallance

Ideas@theHousepresented byHer Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AC KC, Governor of NSW “Aristotle on life and thought in the sub-lunary sphere”Dr John Vallance FRSN FAHAState Librarian of NSW Date: Thursday, 2 March 2023, 6.30 pm AEST Venue: Live streamed from Government House SydneyVideo presentation: YouTube video Society Members and Fel...

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FEB
19

Hunter Branch Meeting 2024-1

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“Exploring the Holographic” Dr Martina MrongoviusArtist and Designer Date: Monday, 19 February 2024, 6.30 pm (AEDT), followed by a social event until 8.30 pm Registration:  Registration is required by 5.00 pm on Friday 16 February 2024 through Membes. Max: 50 peopleVenue:  Hunter Theatre, Cameron Street, Broadmeadows, NSW 2292Entry: ...

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FEB
15

Southern Highlands Branch Meeting 2024-1

“Ten novels that changed the world”Susannah Fullerton OAM FRSNAuthor, Literary Lecturer, and Tour Leader Date: Thursday, 15 February 2024, 6.30 pm AEDT  Venue: RSL Mittagong, Carrington Room All are welcome Summary: Literature has always had the power to change – just think of the impact of the King James Bible, Darwin’s On the Origi...

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FEB
16

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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FEB
01

1310th OGM and Open Lecture

“Drones, Smart Munitions, and Cyberspace: the 21st Century Defence of Ukraine and its implications for Australia” Major General (Retd) Fergus (Gus) McLachlan AO &Colonel (Retd) Andrew Condon CSC   Date: Wednesday, 1 February 2023, 6.30 pm AEDT  Venue: Gallery Room, State Library of NSW, Shakespeare Place, Sydney Entry: Society me...

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FEB
07

1319th OGM and Open Lecture

“Productivity: what is it, and why it matters”Emeritus Professor Roy Green AM FRSNSpecial Innovation AdvisorUniversity of Technology Sydney Date: Wednesday, 7 February 2024, 6.00 pm for 6.30 pm AEDT  Venue: Metcalfe Theatre, State Library of NSW, Macquarie Street, Sydney Video Presentation: YouTube VideoAll are welcome Please click here to reg...

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JAN
01

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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DEC
07

1309th OGM and Open Lecture

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“Harnessing solar energy through catalysis to make chemicals and fuel”Scientia Professor Rose Amal AC FRSN FAA FTSEScientia Professor of EngineeringSchool of Chemical EngineeringUNSW Sydney Date: Wednesday, 7 December 2022, 6.30 pm AEDT  Venue: Gallery Room, State Library of NSW, Shakespeare Place, SydneyVideo presentation: YouTube presentatio...

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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, 4.00 – 6.00 pm AEDT  Venue: Ground Floor Auditorium, Michael Spence Building (F23), Corner, Eastern Ave...

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NOV
23

1308th OGM and 2021 Pollock Memorial Lecture

“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: Wednesday, 23 November 2022, 6.00 pm for 6.30 pm AEDT  Venue: Gallery Room, State Library of NSW, Shakespeare Place, SydneyVideo presentation: YouTube vid...

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NOV
17

Southern Highlands Branch Meeting 2022-10

“Green Steel” Dr Samane MaroufiCentre for Sustainable Materials, Research and TechnologyUNSW Sydney Date: Thursday, 17 November 2022, 6.30 pm AEDT  Venue: RSL Mittagong, Carrington Room  All are welcome Summary: Dr Maroufi’s field of research is high temperature metallurgical processes and iron-steel making to develop new science and...

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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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