Dinosaur Symposium 23-24 March 2019

A Symposium: Dinosaurs and Evolution of Life.   Hobart, Tasmania 23-24th March 2019   Supported by The Royal Society of Tasmania, Geological Society of Australia (Tas. Div.) and  The University of Tasmania   ∞ Come along from 8.15am on Saturday or Sunday morning to register for full day or morning sessions, or register online: CLICK here […]

Speakers for the Dinosaur Symposium

Dinosaur “bling” at Lightning Ridge and dinosaur tracks in “Australia’s Jurassic Park” are just some of the fascinating subjects covered by internationally renowned speakers at our upcoming Dinosaur Symposium (23-24 March) hosted by the University of Tasmania. Here is a sneak preview of the program –      Winton – home of the Big Dinosaur   […]

Dr Costan Magnussen – at QVMAG

The 2019 Launceston lecture series continues on 24 March at QVMAG. The speaker is Dr Costan Magnussen, a Fellow at the Menzies Institute for Medical Research in Hobart. His topic goes straight to the heart. Costan has a joint appointment as adjunct professor of cardiovascular epidemiology at the University of Turku, Finland. He completed his […]

April lecture – Dr Elizabeth Robinson

The Royal Society of Tasmania  Presents Dr Elizabeth Robinson On educating young people in Tasmania today A Public Lecture  – 2  April 2019   8.00pm in the Royal Society Room, Customs House Building, entrance from Dunn Place. Ω Raised and educated in Tasmania, Dr Elizabeth Robinson grew up on the North West Coast, with parents whose lives were carved by […]


Come along from 8.15am on Saturday or Sunday morning to register for full day or morning sessions, or register online








DINOSAUR rEVOLUTION Exhibition at TMAG – On NOW until 5 May 2019

Australia Day Honours 2019

  Distinguished Professor Emeritus Ross Large, President of The Royal Society of Tasmania, has been honoured as an AO – Officer of the Order of Australia – “For distinguished service to education, and to scientific research, in the field of economic geology, and to professional societies.”   The Royal Society extends warmest congratulations to Ross on this acknowledgement of his outstanding work.