Royal Society of NSW News & Events

Royal Society of NSW News & Events
NOV
18

Southern Highlands Branch Meeting 2020-9

Professor Michelle Simmons
Ian Bryce

“Relativity revealed: Einstein’s discoveries, the origin and shape of the universe” Ian Bryce Date: Wednesday, 18 November 2020 at 6.30pm AESTVenue: Mittagong RSL, Carrington Room  Enquiries: Hubert Regtop (*) All are welcome (*) This event will be the branch’s first face-to-face event since March.  Due to social distancing requirements, ...

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OCT
15

Southern Highlands Branch Meeting 2020-8

“Literary England: Susannah’s Top Ten Places” Susannah Fullerton OAM FRSNLiterary Lecturer and President, Jane Austen Society of Australia Date: Thursday, 15 October 2020  Venue: Via email circulation While pandemic restrictions on group activities prevail, the South Highlands Branch continues to send members information and summaries from our...

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SEP
17

Southern Highlands Branch Meeting 2020-7

“Philosophical Ethics in Schools: Plan and Paradox” Adjunct Professor Sandra Lynch Institute for Ethics and SocietyUniversity of Notre Dame Australia Date: Thursday, 17 September 2020 at 6.30pm AESTVenue: Zoom webinar Video presentation: YouTube video Venue: Zoom webinar. Click here for help in getting started with Zoom Enquiries: By email All...

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AUG
20

Southern Highlands Branch Meeting 2020-6

“2062—The year that Artificial Intelligence (AI) made” Professor Toby WalshScientia Professor of Artificial IntelligenceUNSW Sydney and CSIRO Data61 Date: Thursday, 20 August 2020  Venue: Via email circulation  While pandemic restrictions on group activities prevail, the South Highlands Branch continues to send members information and sum...

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JUL
20

Southern Highlands Branch Meeting 2020-5

“Exploding Stars, Dark Energy, and the end of the Universe” Dr Brad TuckerAstronomer and Research Fellow, Research School of Astronomy and AstrophysicsAustralia National University Date: Thursday, 20 July 2020  Venue: Via email circulation  While pandemic restrictions on group activities prevail, the South Highlands Branch continues to se...

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JUN
18

Southern Highlands Branch Meeting 2020-4

“Light, sound, and the magic of the Fourier Transform” Professor Geordie Williamson FRS FAADirector, Mathematics Research InstituteUniversity of Sydney Date: Thursday, 18 June 2020  Venue: Via email circulation Summary Why do guitars, flutes and voices sound different? How do we hear the different notes in a piece of music? What would music lo...

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MAY
21

Southern Highlands Branch Meeting 2020-3

Dr Giulia Enders
Associate Professor Andrew Holmes
Professor Lora Cooper

“The Microbiome and Gut-Brain Axis” Associate Professor Andrew Holmes School of Molecular Bioscience and the Charles Perkins CentreUniversity of Sydney Date: Thursday, 21 May 2020  Venue: Via email circulation  While pandemic restrictions on group activities prevail, the South Highlands Branch continues to send members information an...

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MAR
19

Southern Highlands Branch Meeting 2020-2

Murray-Darling Baasin diagram

“The Murray-Darling Basin Scheme: a challenge in complexity in balancing social, economic and environmental perspectives” Professor John WIlliams FTSE Adjunct Professor Australian National University and Charles Sturt University  Date: Thursday, 19 March 2020  Venue: Via email circulation  Summary The Murray–Darling Basin is the...

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FEB
20

Southern Highlands Branch 2020-1

“Controlling the Australian Melanoma Epidemic” Professor John Thompson AOMelanoma Institute and University of Sydney Date: Thursday, 20 February 2020  Venue: Face-to-face in Mittagong, NSW. Summary Melanoma is a serious, often fatal form of skin cancer. Australia and New Zealand have the highest incidence rates of melanoma in th...

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JAN
01

Calendar of Meetings 2020

The 2020 Event Program of the Royal Society of NSW concluded for the year on 9 December 2020. The 2021 Events Program will be posted on this website during January 2021.  This page lists the Calandar of Meetings for the Royal Society of NSW in 2020. Follow the links below for meetings held in Sydney, in Newcastle by the Hunter Branch, and in M...

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