The Royal Society of Tasmania invites you to a lecture on 3 October 2021 by Associate Professor Rebecca Carey. The lecture will focus on volcanoes on the sea floor. Open the post for more information and Zoom registration.
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The Northern Branch invites you to a lecture on Sunday 24 October 2021 at 1.30 pm, by agriculturalist Tim Smallbon. The lecture will focus on the history of the Cressy Research Station. Open this post for further information and Zoom registration.
The Northern Branch invites you to a lecture on Sunday 26th September by naturalist, writer and photographer Sarah Lloyd OAM. The lecture will focus on slime moulds (myxomycetes), including approaches to identification and life cycles. Open this post for further information and Zoom registration.
View recording by 2020 RST Doctoral Award winner Dr Adam Abersteiner – August 2021. The lecture on “Kimberlites – Volcanic insights into Earth’s deep interior” on Sunday 1st August 2021 is now available on the RST YouTube channel. Open this post to view it now.
The lecture by Dr Alessandro Silvano on the “The global influence of ice-ocean interaction in Antarctica” on September 5, 2021, is now available on the RST YouTube channel. Open this post to view it now.
The Northern Branch and the Geological Society of Tasmania invite you to a lecture entitled “East Meets West” on 12 September 2021. Associate Professor Sebastien Meffre will focus on the geological history of Tasmania and the contrasts between the eastern and western parts of the island. Open the post for more information and Zoom registration.
Nominations are now open for the RST annual Doctoral awards. Two awards are made for excellence in research by recent PhD graduates. The value of each award is $1,000 (AUD). Open the post for more details.
The first joint Royal Society of Tasmania-Beer Aquatic event held on Thursday 26 August was a resounding success. Open this post to read a short report.
A special edition of the RST Papers and Proceedings was launched by President Mary Koolhof at the Centenary celebrations of the Northern Branch on Sunday 27 July. Open this post to read the speech by President, Mary Koolhof.
On 19 May, 2021, President Mary Koolhof, addressed members of the Royal Commonwealth Society, covering the history of the RST, the role of women in the RST and RST activities. Open this post to read Mary’s speech.
The Royal Society of Tasmania congratulates long-standing member Dr John Paull, who was awarded an OAM in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2021. Dr Paull received his award ‘For service to medicine, and to history’. Open post for more details.
On Monday, 15th February, 2021, the Royal Society of Tasmania delivered its Apology to Tasmanian Aboriginal people, taking responsibility for the negative impacts of its past actions. Open this post to view the Apology.