Dinosaur Symposium – 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   ∞ CLICK here FOR LINK TO SYMPOSIUM REGISTRATION and TICKET PURCHASE ∞ DOWNLOAD THE Symposium brochure HERE ∞   The Organizing and Scientific Committee […]

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 […]

2019 Events

Our Hobart lecture program for 2019 is almost there; here’s a preliminary view: MARCH 5  –  Scott Rankin: Tasmanian Australian of the year for 2018. APRIL 2 – Dr Elizabeth Robinson: On educating young people in Tasmania today. MAY 6 – The Peter Smith Medal Lecture JUNE 4 – Aboriginal language revitalisation: celebrating the 2019 International Year […]




23-24 MARCH 2019







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.