Royal Society of NSW News & Events

Royal Society of NSW News & Events
JAN
01

Calendar of Meetings 2024

Events Calendar for 2024 Please check this page regularly since the program is under ongoing development.Most recent update: 19 April 2024 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 Meetings ...

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JUN
05

1322nd OGM and Open Lecture

“RNA and me: from the origins of life and nanomedicine to building an RNA ecosystem”Professor Pall Thordarson FRSNDirector, UNSW RNA InstituteUNSW Sydney Date: Wednesday, 5 June 2024, 6.00 pm for 6.30 pm AEST  Venue: Metcalfe Theatre, State Library of NSW, Macquarie Street, Sydney  Entry: Members, $10; Non-members, $20; Students, $0 Regis...

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JUN
18

Joint AIP, RACI, RSNSW, and ANSTO Event: June 2024

Professor David Cohen

“Electrifying discoveries: using particle accelerators to research air pollution, radiobiology, and electronic chips that go into space” Professor David Cohen FTSE FAIPDistinguished Research ScientistCentre for Accelerator Science, ANSTO Date: Tuesday, 18 June 2024, 7.00–8.00 pm AEST Venue: Hybrid—Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Enginee...

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JUL
03

1323rd OGM and Open Lecture

“Social Justice and Health Equity”Professor Sir Michael Marmot   CH FRCP FFPHM FMedSci FBAProfessor of Epidemiology andDirector, UCL Institute of Health EquityUniversity College London Date: Wednesday, 3 July 2024, 6.30 pm AEST  Venue: Zoom Webinar Entry: No charge All are welcome Please click here to join theZoom webinar on 3 July at 6.3...

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JUL
18

Ideas@theHouse: July 2024

Julie Inman Grant

Ideas@theHousepresented byHer Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AC KC, Governor of NSW “W x 3 — The World Wide Web (we weaved)”Julie Inman GranteSafety CommissionerAustralian Government Date: Thursday, 18 July 2024, 6.30 – 8.00 pm AEST Venue: Face-to-face (by invitation for Society members) and live streaming from Government House SydneyRe...

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OCT
31

Ideas@theHouse: October 2024

Timothy Stephens

Ideas@theHousepresented byHer Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AC KC, Governor of NSW The Big Thaw: Who Governs Antarctica’s Ice?Professor Tim Stephens FAALProfessor of International LawUniversity of Sydney Law School Date: Thursday, 31 October 2024, 6.30 – 8.00 pm AEST Venue: Face-to-face (by invitation for Society members) and live stre...

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MAY
03

Joint RSNSW and State Library of NSW Special Event: May 2024

“On the history of Russian conflict with Ukraine” Emeritus Professor Dennis Reinhartz  University of Texas, Arlington   in conversation withEmeritus Professor Robert Clancy AM FRSN  Royal Society of NSW and Univ. of Newcastle Date: Friday, 3 May 2024, 3.00 pm AEST  Venue: Maps Room, Mitchell Building, State Library of NSW, ...

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MAY
01

1321st OGM and Open Lecture

“Brain Health Equity – a new frontier for healthy longevity”Scientia Professor Kaarin Anstey FRSN FASSA FAHMSDeputy Director, ARC Centre of Excellence for Population AgeingNeuroscience Australia, UNSW Sydney Date: Wednesday, 1 May June 2024, 6.30 pm AEST  Venue: Zoom Webinar  Video presentation: YouTube video Entry: No charge All are...

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APR
17

157th AGM and 1320th OGM and Open Lecture

Peter Shergold and Kirsty Muir

157th Annual General Meeting      and1320th Ordinary General Meeting Date: Wednesday, 17 April 2024, 6.00 pm AEST Venue: Metcalfe Theatre, State Library of NSW, Macquarie Street, Sydney Video presentation: YouTube video All are welcome, although only full voting members of the Society may attend the AGM Please note that only Mem...

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APR
17

1320th OGM and Open Lecture

“Putting the 'Civil' Back in Civil Society” Emeritus Professor Peter Shergold AC FRSN FASSA  Former Chancellor, Western Sydney University   andProfessor Kristy Muir  Chief Executive Officer  Paul Ramsey Foundation Date: Wednesday, 17 April 2023, 5.30 pm for 6.00–8.00 pm AEST  Venue: Metcalfe Theatre, State Library of N...

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MAR
22

Frontiers of Science Forum 2024

“Exploring major discoveries and theories in physics, mathematics, biology,  and chemistry” Prof John Mattick, UNSW SydneyDr Renee Goreham, University of NewcastleProf Katrina Jolliffe, University of SydneyAssoc Prof Richard Garner, Macquarie Univ. A joint meeting of the Australian Institute of Physics (AIP),  the Teachers’ Guild of NSW (...

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MAR
13

RSNSW 2023 Student and Early Career Research Award Presentations

Jaime Alvarado-Montes
Sasha Bailey
Jayden McKinnon
Jacinta Martin
Abhimanu Pandey
Shoujin Wang
Robyn Williams

Royal Society of NSW 2023 Student and Early Career Research Award Presentations Dr Jaime Alvarado-Montes, MacquarieMs Sasha Bailey, Sydney Mr Jayden McKinnon, WollongongDr Jacinta Martin, NewcastleDr Abhimanu Pandey, ANUDr Shoujin Wang, UTS Date: Wednesday, 13 March 2024, 6.30 pm AEDT Venue: Western Sydney University Parramatta South Campus, O...

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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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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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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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