The Northern Branch invites you to a lecture on Sunday 22 May 2022 at 1.30 pm, by Andrew Bishop, Tasmania’s Chief Plant Protection Officer with Biosecurity Tasmania. He will explore how technology and innovation are revolutionising how we manage the rapidly increasing threats from exotic pests and diseases to our agriculture, environment, and amenity. Open this post for further information and Zoom registration.
New Royal Society notebooks now released
The Royal Society of Tasmania invites you to a lecture on 19 June 2022 by Dr Sally Bryant. The lecture will focus on the forty-spotted pardalote and reasons for its Endangered status. Open the post for more information and Zoom registration.
The lecture “Jellyfish Blooms and the Future of the Ocean” is now available on the RST YouTube channel. Open this post to view it now.
The lecture “Understanding Early Earth Environments” is now available on the RST YouTube channel. Open this post to view it now.”
The lecture “Government House Tasmania — A Remarkable Story” is now available on the RST YouTube channel. Open this post to view it now.
National Reconciliation Week will run from 27 May to 3 June. The theme this year is “Be Brave – Make Change.” Open this post for information on Tasmanian events.
John Williamson reviews this recently published book by the late Pat Quilty, former RST President and winner of the RST Medal (1996). Pat’s book provides a detailed account of the history of Antarctic exploration up until 1957. Open this post to read the review.
Congratulations to RST members, Deborah Beswick and John Church, who have been recognised in the 2022 Australia Day Honours. Open this post to read more.
RST member and historian John Williamson provides a review of this recently published book by Adrian Tinniswood. The book examines the origins of the Royal Society in Britain in the 17th century. Open this post to read the review.
A new RST book launched at the 2021 Christmas function. Open this post for details and to order.
These beautifully bound notebooks feature a choice of three cover images from the Society’s rare art and book collection. Open this post to purchase immediately from the online shop.