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The Royal Irish Academy

The Royal Irish Academy, founded in 1785, is Ireland’s leading body of experts supporting and promoting the sciences and humanities. As an all-island independent forum of peer-elected experts, the Academy recognises world-class researchers and champions Irish academic research. The Academy makes a significant contribution to public debate and policy formation on issues in science, technology and culture.
The Academy brings together academia, government and industry to address issues of mutual […]

The Royal Irish Academy2020-03-18T06:07:39+00:00

The Royal Society of South Africa

The Royal Society of South Africa is the Republic’s premier multi-disciplinary scientific organisation having received its Charter from Edward VII in 1908. For a century, the Society has played a leading role as the public face of South African science.
Without discrimination, it has fostered a national culture of scientific excellence through funding, education and public outreach. The Society rewards eminent scientists with Fellowships and medals and […]

The Royal Society of South Africa2020-03-11T09:08:58+00:00

2019 Malcolm McIntosh Prize for Physical Scientist of the Year

Congratulations to Associate Professor Elizabeth New from the University of Sydney, the winner of the 2019 Malcolm McIntosh Prize for Physical Scientist of the Year. The award was formally presented by the Prime Minister at a dinner in the Great Hall of Parliament House, Canberra on Wednesday 16 October 2019. Associate Professor New is a Fellow of the Royal Society of NSW and was recognised for pioneering imaging tools that allow scientists to […]

2019 Malcolm McIntosh Prize for Physical Scientist of the Year2020-03-05T23:33:54+00:00

National Science Week

National Science Week again an outstanding success! This year’s event took place from 10 – 18 August 2019 right across Australia. This annual celebration of science in Australia is an opportunity to enjoy and explore the wonders of science and their importance and relevance to our very existence and well-being. As in previous years, there were hundreds of events held across Australia during the week, including some […]

National Science Week2020-03-05T23:33:23+00:00

The Australian Museum Eureka Prizes

The Australian Museum Eureka Prizes reward excellence in the fields of research and innovation, leadership, science engagement and school science. The RSA congratulates all 2019 winners, selected from an outstanding field of shortlisted contenders, for their incredible work. We also congratulate all past winners on their amazing achievements!

The Australian Museum Eureka Prizes2020-03-05T23:32:52+00:00

The RSA and the Australian Academy of Science sign inaugural agreement

The RSA is pleased to announce that the Australian Academy of Science and the Royal Societies of Australia have signed an agreement whereby the two organisations will share a position located in Canberra which will enable the RSA to have a presence in the nation’s capital. The role will be based in the Academy’s buildings in Canberra and will be responsible for coordinating and managing the activities of the RSA, […]

The RSA and the Australian Academy of Science sign inaugural agreement2020-03-11T05:32:17+00:00

The Governor-General accepts role as Patron of the Royal Societies of Australia

The Office of the Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia has informed the RSA that His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Rtd.) has accepted the RSA’s invitation to become Patron of the organisation.
Photo credit: Office of the Governor-General of Australia [CC BY]

The Governor-General accepts role as Patron of the Royal Societies of Australia2020-03-11T08:05:10+00:00

The Royal Society of Queensland joins the RSA

The Council of the Royal Society of Queensland has decided to formally join the Royal Societies of Australia. In doing so it  recognises the national dimension of many of the policy issues that impact on Queensland’s scientists. The RSA would like to welcome the RSQ into the national conversation and looks forward to the contribution of its unique perspectives to its future directions.

The Governor-General accepts role as Patron of the […]

The Royal Society of Queensland joins the RSA2020-03-11T08:10:18+00:00