Our 2021 Calendar reduced to $7 for members

Some Society publications can be purchased online.


Climate challenges and the path to mitigation

The Royal Society of Tasmania is partnering with the Academy of Technology and Engineering, Tasmanian Division, to present this special symposium-style event featuring Nathan Bindoff, Mary O’Kane and Andrew Catchpole, on Wednesday 23 June 2021, 7 pm, at the Stanley Burbury Theatre, University of Tasmania, Hobart, and via livestream. Open this post for further information and registration.

What made Tasmania?

To celebrate its centenary, the Northern Branch invites you to a lecture entitled “What made Tasmania?” on 27 June 2021. Geologist and mineralogist Ralph Bottrill will highlight how modern developments in mapping, dating and information compilation, have enabled the Tasmanian Geological Survey to produce detailed maps of most of Tasmania, despite the largely difficult terrain and complexity. Open the post for more information.

Midwinter Dinner and Lecture by Susannah Fullerton OAM FRSN

You are invited to attend this event on Monday 12 July, at the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania. Susannah Fullerton will speak on “The Importance of Being Oscar: The Life and Works of Oscar Wilde”. Open this post for the invitation and details.

Impact of Plastics on Marine Wildlife

The Northern Branch invites you to a lecture entitled “Impact of Plastics on Marine Wildlife” on 23 May 2021. Dr Jennifer Lavers will highlight Australia’s contributions to this emerging and important field of research. Open the post for more information.

National Reconciliation Week 2021

“More than a word. Reconciliation takes action.”

Open this post to learn more about lectures, exhibitions and other events on during National Reconciliation Week.

Australian Mineral Discoverers 1950-2010

The book “Australian Mineral Discoverers: 1950-2010” features the stories of 65 Australian mineral explorers and educators, and their discovery of buried minerals. Order now in the online shop.

Renew your membership now

Your support for the Royal Society this year has been much appreciated. Please renew your membership. You now have the option to make renewal automatic in future. Open this post to learn how to renew.

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 […]

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