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 […]

August at TMAG – Marley Large

The Royal Society of Tasmania Presents Marley Large Snapshots of 175 Years of The Royal Society of Tasmania’s Minutes A Public Lecture  – 6  August 2019 8.00pm in the Royal Society Room, Customs House Building, TMAG, entrance from Dunn Place.      Over the last year, Marley has researched several topics in the Royal Society of Tasmania’s archives. Along the […]

Science Week – Breaking New Ground

  The Royal Society of Tasmania INVITES YOU TO Breaking New Ground PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS BY University of Tasmania PhD Candidates     . This a FREE event, presented as part of NATIONAL SCIENCE WEEK Venue: Auditorium, QVMAG at Inveresk Time: 1.30 pm Sunday 11 August 2019       Generously supported by    

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 […]

2020 Calendar – OUT NOW!

Penguins and sea birds of Antarctica, the illustrations of Edward Adrian Wilson (1872–1912), artist on the Robert Falcon Scott expeditions to the south . The Royal Society of Tasmania 2020 Calendar is now available for purchase. A beautiful gift for any occasion, the calendar can be purchased at our on-line shop, by postal order or […]

Congratulations – Trevor McDougall

  The Royal Society of Tasmania congratulates member and RST medallist Prof. Trevor McDougall AC, who has been elected President of the International Association for the Physical Sciences of the Oceans (IAPSO).     Prof. McDougall is a leading figure internationally in the thermodynamics of seawater, the movement of energy through the oceans. His research […]

Clive Lord Medal – call for nominations

  Nominations are open for the CLIVE LORD MEMORIAL MEDAL 2019 (Science) Closing date is Thursday, 12 September 2019.   Established in 1930 this Medal is awarded to a scholar distinguished for research in Tasmanian science or Tasmanian history. Competition for the award alternates between the disciplines of science and history. The 2019 Medal will be […]

Nominations open for M.R. Banks Medal

Call for nominations for the   M. R. BANKS Medal 2019   Closing date is Thursday 12 September, 2019     In 1997, the Royal Society of Tasmania instituted the M.R. Banks Medal to be awarded biennially to a scholar of distinction in mid-career, in any field within the Society’s purview, with an age limit of […]

Student Bursaries 2019

Royal Society of Tasmania BURSARIES for TASMANIAN STUDENTS 2019     The Royal Society of Tasmania is offering bursaries for Tasmanian secondary/senior secondary students who have been selected through a competitive process to represent Australia at an international event. The amount of each bursary may be up to $1000.     . What is the […]