Royal Society of NSW Meeting Presentations

This page provides access to content presented at meetings of the Royal Society of NSW, where permission to do so has been granted by the author. All content is made available under a Creative Commons CC-BY (Attribution) licence, unless otherwise stated.

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2020

1284th OGM and Open Lecture - 8 July 2020
“Why Art Matters in Times of Crisis”
Elizabeth Ann Macgregor OBE FRSN
Director, Museum of Contemporary Art, Australia

 

Annual Dinner 2020, Distinguished Fellow’s Lecture and 199th Anniversary — 27 June 2020
“Evidence and Education in a Post-Truth, Post-COVID World”
Professor Brian Schmidt AC FRS DistFRSN FAA
Vice-Chancellor, The Australian National University

1283rd OGM and Open Lecture — 3 June 2020
“Drinking for three: Mother, baby and society”
Distinguished Professor Elizabeth Elliott AM FRSN FAHMS
University of Sydney and the Sydney Children's Hospital Network (Westmead)

Hunter Branch Meeting 2020-2 — 27 May 2020
“COVID-19 and confusion: the story of a nasty but nice viral receptor”
Emeritus Professor Eugenie Lumbers AM FRSN FAA
University of Newcastle and the Hunter Medical Research Institute

[email protected] — 21 May 2020
“Ten: the mapping of Colonial Australia”
Emeritus Professor Robert Clancy AM FRSN
University of Newcastle and the Royal Society of NSW

1282nd OGM and Open Lecture — 22 April 2020
“Presidential Reflections—science stuff and the President's random path”
Emeritus Professor Ian Sloan AO FRSN
President, Royal Society of NSW

Speaking of Music ... The Magic of Solo Violin — 27 February 2020
A joint Royal Society of NSW and Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts Event
Dr David Hush FRSN and Anna Da Silva Chen

 

1281st OGM and Open Lecture — 4 March 2020
“Soils: the least understood part of science, yet vital for all of us”
Professor Robin Batterham AO
Kernot Professor, University of Melbourne

Slides (45): Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4.

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