Post Grad night – November at TMAG

The Royal Society of Tasmania presents Post Graduate Night  at the Royal Society Rooms Customs House, Dunn Place, Hobart on Tuesday, 5 November 2019 Ο Our speakers for the evening are: Luisa Fitzpatrick, Habacuc Pérez-Tribouillier and Patrick Yates. Their subjects range from lizards’ tails and black holes, to uses of radioactivity in studying the oceans.   ∇ […]

Prof James Vickers – November at QVMAG

The Royal Society of Tasmania presents Professor James Vickers – Reducing Risk of Dementia – Sunday, 24th November 2019 at Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery at Inveresk, Launceston @ 1.30pm

2019 Lecture Calendar

The Royal Society of Tasmania Hobart lecture program for 2019:   MARCH 5  –  Scott Rankin: Tasmanian Australian of the year for 2018. APRIL 2 – Dr Elizabeth Robinson: On educating young people in Tasmania today. MAY 7 – The Doctoral Award Winner Lecture JUNE 4 – Aboriginal language revitalisation: celebrating the 2019 International Year of Indigenous […]

October at QVMAG – Rufus Black

Prof. Rufus Black, Vice Chancellor and President of the UTAS, delivered his lecture on the “Ethics of Place” on Sunday 27th October 2019, at the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Inveresk.                             CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE AUDIO  

Unveiling of the Commemorative Plaque

  The final event for the year long celebration of the 175th Anniversary of the Society took place on Monday 14th October 2019 at the Water Door, the Davey Street entrance of the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.     A commemorative plaque was commissioned and installed. It was unveiled on Monday by Her Excellency Professor […]

Innaugural Peter Smith medal

Ω The 2019 Peter Smith medal lecture was delivered by Dr. Lucia McCallum on Tuesday, 1 October 2019 at the Royal Society of Tasmania lecture room, Dunn Place, Hobart.   The Dish redux – from the Apollo Mission to Earth surveying.     Dr Lucia McCallum is the inaugural recipient of the Peter Smith Medal. […]

Nominations open for Royal Society Doctoral Awards 2019

Φ The Royal Society of Tasmania Annual Doctoral (PhD) Awards Call for Nominations Closing date: 15 November 2019     The Royal Society of Tasmania established this award in 1998 to honour young, recently-graduated doctoral (PhD) awardees who have made significant advances in the course of their doctoral research. Each award is valued at $1000. Two […]

Royal Society 2020 Calendar

Penguins and sea birds of Antarctica, the illustrations of Edward Adrian Wilson (1872–1912), artist on the Robert Falcon Scott expeditions to the south . The Royal Society of Tasmania 2020 Calendar is now available for purchase. A beautiful gift for any occasion, the calendar can be purchased at our on-line shop, by postal order or […]

Student Bursaries 2019

Royal Society of Tasmania BURSARIES for TASMANIAN STUDENTS 2019     The Royal Society of Tasmania is offering bursaries for Tasmanian secondary/senior secondary students who have been selected through a competitive process to represent Australia at an international event. The amount of each bursary may be up to $1000.     . What is the […]