The Royal Society of Tasmania invites you to a lecture by Professor Cassandra Pybus on Thursday 7 March 2024 following the AGM. Professor Pybus will share the results of her recent research on the illegal activities of prominent Hobart citizen, Morton Allport. Open the post for more information.
The Royal Society of Tasmania’s newly-released 2024 Calendar now on sale
featuring images from Gould’s Mammals of Australia; Use this link to order.
The Royal Society of Tasmania invites you to a lecture by Dr Keith Corbett, a Tasmanian-born geologist with over 60 years of expertise. Join us at the Geology Lecture Theatre for an exploration of the unique geological makeup of Tasmania, and how it came about. Open the post to learn more.
The recent 2023 Christmas Dinner and lecture by Dr Annaliese Jacobs-Claydon, “Shearwater Stories: Histories of Tasmania and the Arctic”, is now available on the RST YouTube channel. Open the post to view it now.
Lectures titled “Downhill Walking: A Way Forward in Blood Glucose Management” and “Using AI to Improve Safety at Sea” are now available on the RST YouTube channel. Open this post to view them now.
A lecture titled “Making it ‘Real’: Geological Visualisation Methods for Research, Education and Public Outreach” is now available on the RST YouTube channel. Open this post to view it now.
A lecture titled “Waste Management and Resource Recovery in Launceston: The Carbon Story” is now available on the RST YouTube channel. Open this post to view it now.
The Annual General meeting of The Royal Society of Tasmania will be held on Thursday 7 March 2024, at 4:30 pm at the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania. Open this post for details.
The RST is running “Book Chat: Challenge yourself – read something new!” as part of “Tasmania Reads 2024”, to be held from 17 – 23 March.
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The Royal Society of Tasmania is pleased to acknowledge that former RST member the late Tony Hope was awarded a posthumous OAM in the Australia Day Honours for service to the mining industry, and to Australia China relations. Open this post for more details.
The Royal Society of Tasmania’s Honours and Awards Committee recently announced the winner of the 2023 RST Doctoral (PhD) Award as Dr Tobias Stål. Open the post to learn more.
Royal Society of Tasmania representative, Past President Mary Koolhof, attended the recent Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre’s 50th Anniversary celebrations at the Theatre Royal in Hobart. Open the post to learn more.
RST President, Professor Jocelyn McPhie, represented the Royal Society of Tasmania at the first meeting of all six Australian Royal Societies, held recently in Canberra. Open the post to learn more.
RST Honorary Art Curator, Dr Anita Hansen, is seeking volunteers interested in helping to upload data for the RST Art Collection’s on-line catalogue. Open the post to learn more.
The new Royal Society of Tasmania Louise Anne Meredith Medal announced at the recent Government House reception held in honour of Louisa Anne Meredith. Open post for more information.