Talks, Tours, Lectures, Conferences & Symposia
The Royal Society of Victoria offers a rich program of events concerned with science in Victoria and its place in our society. Our “ordinary meetings” represent our core lecture program, generally provided on the second and fourth Thursday of the month. The lectures are low cost and open to the public, free to our members. Evening lectures generally start at 7:00pm; the venue is the Society’s Ellery Theatre, upstairs at 8 La Trobe Street, Melbourne. We also convene ad-hoc events, forums and conferences each month with our partners, and occasionally host events at other locations around the state.
For a small cost, members and guests are invited to socialise and network over food and drink ahead of our lectures; tickets for both lectures and social components are available from each event’s page. The listings below provide details of all currently programmed events.
Statewide events convened under the Inspiring Victoria program, including National Science Week events, are generally listed on the related website maintained by the Society: inspiringvictoria.org.au .
**Please note that all events are being convened online during 2020 to accommodate COVID-19 conditions in Victoria. You can join RSV live streams and access earlier events from our video page.
Thursday 19 August, 2021
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Young Scientist Research Prizes Competition: Presentations, Judging and Prize Ceremony
Owen Missen – Monash University
Kimberley Reid – The University of Melbourne
Biological (non-human) Sciences:
Sike Li – Monash University
Sarah McDonald – The University of Melbourne
Sumaiya Kabir – RMIT University
Mark Vidallon – Monash University
Biomedical & Health Sciences:
Lauren Bleakley – The University of Melbourne
Ronnie Low – The University of Melbourne
Thursday 23 September, 2021
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Foodprint Melbourne: Building the Resilience of Melbourne’s Food System
Dr Rachel Carey
Upcoming Collaborative Events:
The Royal Society of Victoria provides a platform to partners and friends to present opportunities for collaboration in the research sector, the science education and promotion network, the science communication and writing community, or to promote participation, diversity and inclusiveness in the sciences.
Friday 13 August, 2021
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
Indigenous Food and Agriculture
Luke Williams, RMIT University, Kerrie Saunders, Yinarr-ma, Joshua Gilbert, Reconciliation NSW, Karlie Noon, Sydney Observatory
Upcoming Conferences & Symposia:
The Royal Society hosts or collaborates to present conferences and symposia on a range of topics across the disciplines, and also on cultural themes concerned with science; current details are available below.No Events
Upcoming Field Trips & Tours:
RSV members visit facilities and locations concerned with the application of science in research and industry, including sites of ecological, historical and geological significance throughout regional and metropolitan Victoria.No Events
Upcoming Training & Workshops:
The Royal Society hosts or collaborates to present training programs on a range of topics related to communicating or supporting scientific endeavour and scientific literacy.No Events
Upcoming Members’ Only Events:
Members convene to refine the Society’s strategic focus, discuss issues and concepts in science, or to seek opportunities to develop and explore the science world.No Events