Dinosaur Symposium – Call for Papers – Deadline: 12 December 2018

A Symposium: Dinosaurs and Evolution of Life. Hobart, Tasmania 23-24thMarch 2019 Supported by The Royal Society of Tasmania, Geological Society of Australia (Tas. Div.) and  The University of Tasmania   Abstract submission deadline 12 December 2018   First circular: Call for abstracts The Organizing and Scientific Committee of DEL2019, invites you to participate in a 2 day symposium to […]

Obituary – Professor Patrick Gerard Quilty AM  (1939-2018)

Professor Patrick Gerard Quilty AM    Patrick Quilty had a long and distinguished career in Earth Science and Antarctic exploration. His many contributions to the Royal Society of Tasmania have been very significant and highly regarded by members and Council. In 1986 he was elected the senior vice-president of the Royal Society of Tasmania, when […]

175th Anniversary Program

  In October 2018, the Royal Society of Tasmania will be celebrating 175 years – a terquasquicentennial anniversary. The Royal Society of Tasmania was the first Royal Society to be established outside the United Kingdom The Society was founded in 1843 by Sir John Eardley-Wilmot, Lieutenant Governor, as the Botanical and Horticultural Society of Van […]

Peter Smith Medal – Call for Nominations – Closing date: 30 September 2018

The RST Honours and Bursary Committee   Peter Smith Medal.     Nominations have been called for the Peter Smith Medal. This medal is awarded biennially to an outstanding early career researcher in any field. The recipient will receive a medal and deliver “The Peter Smith Lecture” to the Society. For the purpose of the […]

Congratulations Professor Ross Large

The Royal Society of Tasmania congratulates President Prof. Ross Large on the award of the Society’s most prestigious medal, the Royal Society of Tasmania Medal, for his research in the field of geology. You can hear Ross talking about his research on ABC Radio Hobart Breakfast with Ryk Goddard. The medal was presented by Her Excellency Professor the […]