Working on Water: Celebrating women in marine science

The Royal Society of Tasmania National Science Week 2020 Working on Water: Celebrating women in marine science Saturday 15th August. To be aired on Edge Radio 99.3FM 2-4pm and released on RST YouTube and wherever you get your podcast at 4 pm. For National Science Week 2020, the Royal Society of Tasmania secured $2,000 in […]

RST Northern Branch Science Week Forum: Breaking New Ground

You are invited to a Zoom webinar. When: Sunday 23 August 2020 at 1:30 PM Launceston Three University of Tasmania PhD Candidates will inform us about their research in a wide variety of topics – diabetes 2, perfect bananas, and renewable energy from the sea. Open this post to get instructions for participation. You will […]

Map Spam: (yet more of) Launceston Revealed

Virtual lecture by Andrew  Parsons  1.30 pm, Sunday, 26th July, 2020, by Zoom webinar, registration instructions below. “Map Spam: (yet more of) Launceston Revealed”  The Annual QVMAG Staff Lecture by Andrew  Parsons, Esq. ONLINE WEBINAR – SUNDAY 26TH JULY AT 1.30 PM. Royal Society members must register to attend this webinar. After technical problems developed with […]

2020 Lecture Program

While COVID-19 pandemic restrictions apply, lectures will be online, delivered using Zoom. Lectures will be on Sunday afternoons at 3 pm (except where otherwise indicated).  We hope that you will all find this a convenient and an enlightening way to spend a Sunday afternoon.  As usual, there is something for everyone and everything of value and […]

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COVID-19 response: Memo to Members

THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF TASMANIA  Memo to Members Thursday 2 July 2020 Dear Members,  During the COVID-19 pandemic, the office bearers and Council members have worked very hard to keep the Society thriving. We are offering a vibrant program of online lectures via Zoom webinar, and recordings of these can be viewed on our newly […]

Progress Toward an Apology

by Professor Greg Lehman Co-Chair, RST Aboriginal Engagement Committee On Wednesday, 4 December 2019, the University of Tasmania became the first learned institution in Tasmania to offer a formal apology to Tasmanian Aboriginal people.​ ​ Vice Chancellor, Professor Rufus Black, marked the day as one on which “… we reflect on the parts of our past […]

That’s What I Call Science!

Want to learn something new while stuck at home? Tune in to “That’s What I Call Science”, a weekly radio show and podcast featuring interesting and relevant science happening in Tasmania and across Australia. . Niamh Chapman, one of our new Royal Society of Tasmania Council members, is the founding director and regular host of the […]

Entomology GO by Bug Girl (aka Shasta Henry)

   The Royal Society of Tasmania Entomology Go challenge – what will you spot?   With nearly ten quintillion insects on earth you can’t catch em all!! But you may have a photo of an unknown insect on your phone, a dead one on your windowsill or a live one in your backyard? Royal Society […]

Inspirational Virtual Jigsaws

Some rare and precious gems from the Royal Society of Tasmania and UTAS Special and Rare Collections    Enjoy some jigsaws created by Heather Excell from the treasures of the UTAS Special and Rare Collections Library, including a map jigsaw from the Royal Society of Tasmania Map Collection:. Click here to go to the jigsaws     . These images represent […]

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