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2020 Lecture Program

While COVID-19 pandemic restrictions apply, lectures will be online, delivered using Zoom. Lectures will be on Sunday afternoons at 3 pm (except where otherwise indicated).  We hope that you will all find this a convenient and an enlightening way to spend a Sunday afternoon.  As usual, there is something for everyone and everything of value and […]

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Australian Mineral Discoverers 1950-2010

The book “Australian Mineral Discoverers: 1950-2010” features the stories of 65 Australian mineral explorers and educators, and their discovery of buried minerals. Order now in the online shop.

Renew your membership now

Your support for the Royal Society this year has been much appreciated. Please renew your membership. You now have the option to make renewal automatic in future. Open this post to learn how to renew.

Update on the work of the Council’s Aboriginal Engagement Committee

The committee (AEC) has in recent weeks continued work in two areas. First, suggested wording for Acknowledgement of Country has been discussed with the Council, with variations proposed for the Papers and Proceedings and meetings. Second, we have advanced discussions with Council on the Apology to Tasmanian Aboriginal people. Open post for more details.

That’s What I Call Science!

Want to learn something new while stuck at home? Tune in to “That’s What I Call Science”, a weekly radio show and podcast featuring interesting and relevant science happening in Tasmania and across Australia. . Niamh Chapman, one of our new Royal Society of Tasmania Council members, is the founding director and regular host of the […]

Entomology GO by Bug Girl (aka Shasta Henry)

   The Royal Society of Tasmania Entomology Go challenge – what will you spot?   With nearly ten quintillion insects on earth you can’t catch em all!! But you may have a photo of an unknown insect on your phone, a dead one on your windowsill or a live one in your backyard? Royal Society […]

Inspirational Virtual Jigsaws

Some rare and precious gems from the Royal Society of Tasmania and UTAS Special and Rare Collections    Enjoy some jigsaws created by Heather Excell from the treasures of the UTAS Special and Rare Collections Library, including a map jigsaw from the Royal Society of Tasmania Map Collection:. Click here to go to the jigsaws     . These images represent […]

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