Stewardship of Country – The Common Ground

This first webinar in the series focuses on the convergence of knowledge traditions, acknowledging the capacity for traditional European farming practices to adapt, the remarkable advances in the ecological sciences based on European classification systems, and the complex Australian Indigenous knowledge systems developed and maintained over a truly astonishing stretch of time, offering a deep cultural understanding and relationships with “country” to help us determine our common future in Australia.

Evolutionary Transformations in Vertebrate History

This two-and-a-half-day symposium will bring together top Australian and international scientists, students, and early career researchers to present the latest advancements in investigating the evolutionary dynamics of these profound events, with an emphasis on methods for integrating modern and palaeontological data. 

Kids Conference 2019 – Melbourne Workshop

A workshop to help students and their teachers prepare for the Melbourne Kids’ Conference on 18 November. Bring your Science, Geography, History, English, Maths or Music ideas and teachers to this Facilitators and Presenters workshop at the Royal Society of Victoria!

Growing Tall Poppies – 2016 Symposium

Professional Development for Teachers of Physics, Science, and Careers (Certificate of Participation Provided). Extension and Leadership Development for Outstanding Students.
Science teachers and late secondary students are invited to attend the 2016 Growing Tall Poppies Symposium, a great opportunity to explore and develop your potential as a part of Melbourne’s science and education community.

Our Changing Landscapes: Acting on Climate Impacts

Hosted by the VicNature2050 partners: La Trobe University; Bio21 Institute/University of Melbourne; Arthur Rylah Institute/ Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning; Victorian National Parks Association; the Royal Society of Victoria; Greening Australia.

This symposium builds on the first VicNature 2050 symposium, Managing Victoria’s Biodiversity under Climate Change, which was held at the University of Melbourne’s Bio21 Institute in October 2015.