Select Publications from the Royal Society of New South Wales

Archibald Liversidge: Imperial Science under the Southern Cross
Roy MacLeod
Royal Society of New South Wales, in association with

Sydney University Press
ISBN: 9781920898809

When Archibald Liversidge first arrived at Sydney University in 1872 as reader in geology and assistant in the laboratory, he had about ten students and two rooms in the main building.  In 1874 he became professor of geology and mineralogy and by 1879 he had persuaded the senate to open a faculty of science…Read more.

The Journal:

Journal & Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales 

The Society’s journal is one of the oldest peer-reviewed publications in the Southern Hemisphere.  Much innovative research of the 19th and early 20th centuries was first brought to the attention of the scientific world through the Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales.  In the last few decades specialist journals have become preferred for highly technical work, but the Journal and Proceedings remains an important publication for multidisciplinary and transdisciplinary work. For the latest issue…Read more.

Select Publications from the Society of Victoria:

Books:

In recent years the RSV has published a number of books which are available for sale:

  1. The Aboriginal Story of Burke and Wills: Forgotten Narratives (2013) by Ian D Clark & Fred Cahir (Eds)
  2. Burke & Wills: The scientific legacy of the Victorian Exploring Expedition (2011) by E B Joyce & D A McCann (Eds)
  3. Volcanoes in Victoria (2009) (Revised) by W D Birch.
  4. Spiders and Scorpions Commonly Found in Victoria (2003) by K L Walker, A L Yen & G A Milledge
  5. The Yarra – A Natural Treasure (1999) by D Beardsell & C Beardsell

See the Royal Society of Victoria for purchase.

The Journal:

Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria

A refereed journal published twice annually by CSIRO Publishing.

The Proceedings is one of Australia’s oldest and longest-running science journals, a terrific platform for establishing an individual research presence, grouping papers derived from symposia on specific subjects, or simply joining a distinguished tradition of science published in or about Victoria that stretches back to the 1850s…Read more.

Select Publications from the Royal Society of Queensland

Tropical Ecosystems in Australia: Responses to a Changing World
Dilwyn J. Griffiths
CRC Press

Member Prof Dilwyn Griffiths has published a new book, Tropical Ecosystems in Australia: Responses to a Changing World. Copies can be obtained from the publisher.

The book draws on a wide range of case studies of tropical Australian ecosystems ranging from coastal coral reefs and mangroves, known to be among the most vulnerable to the effects imposed changes, to cropping and pasture lands which, under careful management, have the potential remain as productive and sustainable agricultural or forestry ecosystems – Read more.

The Royal Society of Queensland Science Library page opens access to an array of documents, photos and audio-visuals with science-relevant and Queensland-relevant content. It is a wonderful resource!

The Journal:

Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland

Specialist journals have proliferated in the post-War era of rapid expansion of science, but the Society’s Proceedings remains the pre-eminent generalist journal dedicated to Queensland-focused science. It is an accessible publication with a proud history of nearly annual publication over more than 130 years. It welcomes trans-disciplinary work and policy-orientated essays…Read more.