October at QVMAG – Prof. Rufus Black

Professor Rufus Black, the Vice Chancellor and President of the University of Tasmania, will deliver a lecture on the “Ethics of Place”. Sunday 27th October 2019, at the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Inveresk Launceston.

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.   ∇ […]

Christmas Lecture – Dr Alison Alexander – “Governor’s Ladies”

In case you hadn’t noticed, Christmas is just around the corner.   The Royal Society of Tasmania will present the Christmas Lecture on    Tuesday 3 December 2019 at CSRIO Lecture Theatre Castray Esplanade, Battery Point .   We are delighted to announce that our 2019 Christmas speaker is the renowned Tasmanian historian and author , […]

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 […]

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 […]