New Chief Scientist at CSIRO

The Royal Societies of Australia congratulate Professor Bronwyn Fox on her appointment as Chief Scientist at CSIRO. Professor Fox is Chair of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (Victorian Division), a Fellow of the Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE), a Fellow of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI) and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD). She joins Australia’s national science agency from Swinburne […]

New Chief Scientist at CSIRO2021-06-18T10:46:25+11:00

Royal Societies of Australia President recognised in Queens Birthday Honours

“Curiosity is inherent in all of us,” according to new Member of the Order of Australia, John Hardie AM FRSN FHEA FGS.

Mr Hardie has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for his significant service to science education and to professional societies. He is the current President of the Royal Societies of Australia and a […]
Royal Societies of Australia President recognised in Queens Birthday Honours2021-06-16T16:56:14+11:00

Queens Birthday Honours List 2021!

The Royal Societies of Australia extends a sincere congratulations to Members of Australia’s Royal Societies recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2021. 

Mr John Hardie, current President of the Royal Societies of Australia and long-time member of the Royal Society of New South Wales, has been made a Members of the Order of Australia (AM) for his significant service to science education and to professional societies. 

Congratulations also on […]

Queens Birthday Honours List 2021!2021-06-16T12:46:24+11:00

Stewardship of Country recordings now available…

A huge thank you to all speakers, panelists and delegates who participated in the three part virtual series Stewardship of Country series, presented by the Royal Societies of Australia and Inspiring Victoria during February and March 2021.

A livestream of the series can now be found on the Webinar Recordings page of the RSA website.

This initiative represents a collaboration between the Royal Society of Victoria, the Royal Society of Queensland […]

Stewardship of Country recordings now available…2021-05-05T16:07:09+11:00

Dr Susan Pond AM FRSN elected President of the Royal Society of NSW

The RSA congratulates Dr Susan Pond AM FRSN on her recent election to the role of President of the Royal Society of NSW. She follows Emeritus Professor Ian Sloan AO FRSN FAA in the role. The RSA would also like to thank Professor Sloan for his support of the RSA during his three-year tenure of the role.

The RSA looks forward to working closely with Dr Pond during her current two-year […]

Dr Susan Pond AM FRSN elected President of the Royal Society of NSW2021-04-19T16:06:43+11:00

Awards for Fellows of Australia’s Royal Societies

The Royal Societies of Australia extends a sincere congratulations to Fellows of the Royal Society of New South Wales for their recent success!

Professor Nalini Joshi AO FRSN FAA of the University of Sydney has been jointly awarded the George Szekeres Medal of the Australian Mathematical Society for 2020 in recognition of her “outstanding contribution to the mathematical sciences”. The most senior award of the Australian Mathematical Society, Professor Joshi was […]

Awards for Fellows of Australia’s Royal Societies2021-01-11T12:13:50+11:00

Vale Major General Michael Jeffery

The Royal Societies of Australia is deeply saddened by the passing of our inaugural Patron, Major General The Honourable Michael Jeffery AC AO (Mil) CVO MC (Retd) who died on 18 December at the age of 83. Our thoughts are with his family and the wider Australian community at this time. General Jeffery was Australia’s twenty-fourth Governor-General following a term as Governor of Western Australia and a distinguished career in […]

Vale Major General Michael Jeffery2021-01-05T15:12:36+11:00

Australia’s Next Chief Scientist

The Royal Societies of Australia congratulate Dr Cathey Foley AO on her appointment as Australia’s next Chief Scientist by Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Karen Andrews MP. Dr Foley is a renowned physicist with a distinguished career at CSIRO,  her scientific excellence and influential leadership have been recognised with numerous awards and fellowships, including a Eureka Prize for the promotion of science, NSW Woman of the Year, […]

Australia’s Next Chief Scientist2020-11-09T02:13:27+11:00

NAIDOC Week 2020

The Royal Societies of Australia supports #NAIDOCWeek 2020!

To celebrate this year’s theme, the Australian Museum has worked with First Nations people to translate ‘Always Was, Always Will Be’ into their respective languages in recognition that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have occupied and cared for this continent for over 65, 000 years. Take a look […]

NAIDOC Week 20202020-11-09T02:05:37+11:00
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