Dinosaur Symposium Abstracts

Symposium: Dinosaurs and Evolution of Life.  UTAS, Hobart, Tasmania   Over the weekend of 23-24th March 2019, participants at the symposium heard keynote talks by distinguished scientists in their field.   Click below to download all the lecture abstracts from the recent Dinosaur Symposium DINOSAUR SYMPOSIUM ABSTRACTS . The conference was organized by The Royal […]

April at QVMAG – Prof. Barry Brook

In the next instalment of the northern lecture series, Prof. Brook considers existential environmental threats facing humanity during the 21st century and speculates on the long-term future of ‘humanity’ (or our descendants) should we progresses beyond this zone of immediate global risk. Barry lives on a bush property in the Huon Valley. He has published […]

Doctoral Awards lecture – Hobart

For the May lecture of the Royal Society we will hear from the joint winners of the 2018 RST Doctoral Thesis Award. This award is given annually to two recently graduated PhD academics who have made significant advances in the course of their doctoral research. The awards are made for excellence in research in any […]

Dr Alison Alexander – May lecture at QVMAG

2019 Launceston Lecture series   The Royal Society of Tasmania INVITES YOU TO   Jane Franklin – the Real Founder of the Royal Society of Tasmania A PUBLIC LECTURE BY    Dr. Alison Alexander Sunday 26 May 2019, 1.30 pm Meeting Room, QVMAG, Inveresk   admission free for members of the Royal Society of Tasmania $6   general […]

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 Peter Smith Medal Lecture (changed to Doctoral Award Winner Lecture) JUNE 4 – Aboriginal language revitalisation: celebrating the […]

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

Passing the torch

AT the Royal Society of Tasmania meeting on 2 April, Dr Elizabeth Robinson presented a compelling lecture on educating young people in Tasmania today. The Royal Society took the opportunity to thank Dr Margaret Davies OAM for her many years of service as Honorary Editor to the Society. Margaret was educated at the University of Tasmania, […]

New Honorary Editor and Council Member

The Royal Society of Tasmania is pleased to welcome Dr John Volkman as the new Honorary Editor to the Society. He will take over from Dr Margaret Davies OAM who undertook the role for the past sixteen years.  Dr Volkman has a long history of scientific research carried out in Tasmania and internationally. He is […]

de Wesselow exhibition of watercolours

An exhibition of the Tasmanian watercolour works of Francis Guillemard Simpkinson de Wesselow (1819–1906) 21 March – 11 June 2019  at TMAG            Dr Anita Hansen of the Royal Society will be giving a talk about the exhibition on 30 April 2019 at 10.30 am in the Royal Society rooms, TMAG, Hobart . All are […]