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The Basser Library and Australia’s Royal Societies

Australia’s Royal Societies have been at the forefront of intellectual thought and practice since the precursor of the Royal Society of New South Wales came into being in July 1821. They each have an immense reservoir of collective wisdom and to this day, continue to produce authoritative peer-reviewed journals, proceedings, and significant publications.

One of the foremost collections of Australian Royal Societies literature belongs to the […]

The Basser Library and Australia’s Royal Societies2020-06-02T05:18:42+00:00

Australian and International Royal Societies public programming online

Australia’s Royal Societies may have hit a pandemic related pause on their public events, but that does not mean you can’t connect with them online.

At nearly 200 years old, the Royal Society of New South Wales has created their own YouTube channel, with lectures and performances freely available, and have converted many of their meetings to webinars.  The […]

Australian and International Royal Societies public programming online2020-04-14T05:56:58+00:00

The RSA and our response to COVID-19

After careful consideration and in line with evolving advice from Commonwealth and State health authorities regarding the COVID-19 virus, the Royal Societies of Australia have decided to suspend our in-person gatherings for the immediate future. We hope to proceed with our events later this year.

The RSA and our response to COVID-192020-03-24T01:03:25+00:00

Part-time Coordinator joins the RSA

As part of its agreement with the Australian Academy of Science, the RSA has appointed a part-time Coordinator, Clare McLellan, to work in conjunction with the Academy where the position is based. The role is two days per week with the other three days devoted to archival and other work for the Academy.

Part-time Coordinator joins the RSA2020-03-12T02:42:53+00:00

The Royal Society

The Royal Society is a self-governing Fellowship of distinguished scientists drawn from all, areas of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine. The Society traces its beginnings to the 1660s and has as its fundamental purpose to recognise, promote and support excellence in science and to encourage the development and use of science for the benefit of humanity. The Society has played a part in some of the […]

The Royal Society2020-03-18T05:56:30+00:00

The Royal Society of Edinburgh

The Royal Society of Edinburgh is an independent educational charity committed to providing public benefit throughout Scotland by supporting the advancement of learning and useful knowledge. Established by Royal Charter in 1783, the Society boasts a1600-strong Fellowship including experts from a broad spectrum of disciplines such as science & technology, arts, humanities, social science, business and public service.
Activities include leading on major inquiries, informing public policy, funding […]

The Royal Society of Edinburgh2020-03-18T06:12:04+00:00

The Royal Society Te Apārangi

The Royal Society Te Apārangi is an independent, not for profit founded in 1867 as the New Zealand Institute, a successor to the New Zealand Society. The Society is concerned with exploring, creating and celebrating the knowledge that is critical to a thriving New Zealand. This is achieved through public outreach, education and by supporting the research community and providing advice and information to government and […]

The Royal Society Te Apārangi2020-03-18T06:12:51+00:00

Royal Society of Canada (RSC)

Established in 1882 the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) serves Canada and Canadians by recognizing Canada’s leading intellectuals, scholars, researchers and artists and, by mobilizing them in open discussion and debate, advancing knowledge, encouraging understanding and addressing issues that are critical to Canada and Canadians – keep up with their latest news and events.

Royal Society of Canada (RSC)2020-03-11T09:11:20+00:00