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Are you ready for National Science Week?

Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology transpires each year in August. It features hundreds of events from around the country, including those delivered by universities, schools, libraries, museums and of course, Australia’s Royal Societies.

Established in 1997, National Science Week provides an opportunity to acknowledge the contributions of Australian scientists to the world of knowledge. It aims to encourage an interest in scientific pursuits among the […]

July 21st, 2020|RSA News|

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 […]

July 2nd, 2020|RSA News|

Upcoming Virtual Events from Australia’s Royal Societies!

In these socially distant times Australia’s Royal Societies offer a rich program of virtual events designed to deepen our knowledge and understanding of science, technology and art in everyday life. 

This July join the Royal Society of NSW for their 1284th Ordinary General Meeting and Open Lecture Why Art Matters in Times of Crisis; then follow up with the Hunter Branch […]

June 30th, 2020|RSA News|

Royal Society of NSW: Virtual Annual Dinner, Distinguished Fellow’s Lecture and 199th Birthday Celebration

The Royal Societies of Australia is delighted to wish the Royal Society of New South Wales a very happy 199th Birthday!

This momentous occasion is to be celebrated with a black-tie Annual Dinner where the Societies Patron, Her Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AC QC, Governor of New South Wales, will deliver her annual message. Professor Brian […]

June 23rd, 2020|RSA News|

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 […]

April 14th, 2020|RSA News|