June Lecture at QVMAG – Prof. Ross Large

2019 Launceston Lecture Series     The Royal Society of Tasmania Presents The Rhythms of Earth and Life through Time A Public Lecture by   Professor Ross Large AO     Venue: Meeting Room, QVMAG at Inveresk, Launceston Time: 1.30 pm Sunday, 23 June 2019 Admission is free for members of the Royal Society of […]

July at TMAG – Vision Zero

The Royal Society of Tasmania presents Garry Bailey Vision Zero: Road Safety in Tasmania   Tuesday, 2 July 2019 8.00pm on the RST Rooms, Customs House Building, Dunn Place, Hobart     Garry Baily, as chair of the Road Safety Advisor Council (RSAC) will present a lecture on their “vision zero” – working towards reducing […]

Joint meeting with Geological Society at QVMAG

2019 Launceston Lecture Series   The Royal Society of Tasmania   and The Geological Society of Australia   INVITE YOU TO A JOINT MEETING AND PUBLIC LECTURE BY   Dr Claire Kain Hazards of Flooding and Flood Modelling for Northern Tasmania   Venue: Meeting Room, QVMAG at Inveresk, Launceston Time: 1.30 pm Sunday, 14 July 2019 […]

July at QVMAG – Prof Hallegraeff

2019 Launceston Lecture Series   The Royal Society of Tasmania    INVITES YOU TO   Harmful Algal Blooms in the Australian Region   A PUBLIC LECTURE BY   Professor Gustaaf Hallegraeff   Venue: Meeting Room, QVMAG at Inveresk, Launceston Time: 1.30 pm Sunday, 28 July 2019 Admission is free for members of the Royal Society of […]

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 […]

Queens’s Birthday Honours – George Merridew & Bernard Pryor

The President, Council and Members of the Society offer warm congratulations to two Royal Society members who were awarded honours in the Queen’s Birthday List 2019.   . Dr Colin George Merridew, recently retired Royal Society Northern Committee member, has been awarded a Member of the Order of Australia (AM), for significant service to surgical and obstetric […]

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 […]

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 […]