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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

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

Prime Minister’s Prize for Science 2020

The Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science are Australia’s most prestigious awards for outstanding achievements in scientific research, research-based innovation, and excellence in science teaching. The prizes recognise achievements across diverse disciplines and career stages.  Recipients share $750 000 in prize money and have the opportunity to showcase important work undertaken in their field.

About the prizes

Prizes for research:

  • Prime Minister’s Prize for Science
  • Frank Fenner Prize for Life Scientist of the […]
Prime Minister’s Prize for Science 20202020-07-21T06:22:45+00:00

National Science Week

National Science Week is an annual festival of science that takes place in August each year. This celebration aims to raise the profile and increase the public understanding and public appreciation of science, innovation, engineering and technology, and their role in maintaining and improving our society, economy and environment. National Science Week 2020 will run 15–23 August.

Universities, schools, libraries, museums, research institutions and learned societies around the […]

National Science Week2020-07-21T06:28:54+00:00

The Australian Museum Eureka Prizes

The Australian Museum Eureka Prizes are the country’s most comprehensive national science awards, honouring excellence across the areas of research & innovation, leadership, science engagement, and school science.

Presented annually in partnership with some of the nation’s leading scientific institutions, government organisations, universities and corporations, the Eureka Prizes raise the profile of science and science engagement in the community by celebrating outstanding achievement.

In 2020 the Australia Museum, […]

The Australian Museum Eureka Prizes2020-07-21T06:31:35+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