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Royal Society Lecture Programme

The Royal Society of New Zealand, Canterbury Branch, organises public lectures on many aspects of science throughout the year.
Our regular meeting is usually the first Wednesday of the month.

Talks are open to the general public, but to ensure that you hear about these and other activities, join us.

Our talks will resume with our AGM in early March 2015.



Meetings in 2014

Monday, 10 November, 6:30pm
C1 Lecture Theatre, University of Canterbury

Paleofantasy: What evolution tells us about modern life
Allan Wilson Centre International Speaker Programme

Marlene Zuk
Professor of Ecology, Evolution and Behaviour at the University of Minnesota

Thursday, 6 November, 7:00pm
Charles Luney Auditorium, St Margaret's College, 12 Winchester Street, Merivale

The Land
Dame Anne Salmond, FRSNZ,
Distinguished Professor of Maori Studies and Anthropology at the University of Auckland

Wednesday, 22 October, 6.00pm
The Grange Theatre, Middleton Grange School, Acacia Avenue, Riccarton

Geometry in the computer age
Dr Dillon Mayhew
Senior Lecturer, School of Mathematics, Statistics and Operations Research, Victoria University of Wellington

Wednesday, 22 October, 6.00pm
The Grange Theatre, Middleton Grange School, Acacia Avenue, Riccarton

Geometry in the computer age
Dr Dillon Mayhew
Senior Lecturer, School of Mathematics, Statistics and Operations Research, Victoria University of Wellington

Wednesday, 10th September, 6.00pm
C2 Lecture Theatre, University of Canterbury

2014 Hochstetter Lecture:
New Zealand's renewable geothermal resources

Chris Bromley
GNS

Wednesday, 3 September, 6 pm
C2 Lecture Theatre, University of Canterbury

Personal genome sequencing - what is it and do we want it?
Professor Martin Kennedy
Director, Carney Centre for Pharmacogenomics Laboratory;
Director, Gene Structure and Function Laboratory, University of Otago, Christchurch

Wednesday, 6 August, 6.00pm
C2 Lecture Theatre, University of Canterbury

How disasters have shaped our world and what can Christchurch learn about recovering from earthquakes
Dr Suzanne Vallance, Lincoln University

Wednesday, 11 June, 6.00pm
C2 Lecture Theatre, University of Canterbury

2014 Charles Fleming Lecture: The demise of New Zealand's freshwaters: politics and science
Dr Mike Joy, Massey University

Wednesday, 4 June, 8.00pm
C2 Lecture Theatre, University of Canterbury

Reflections on the discovery of pulsars
Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell, Visiting Professor of Astrophysics in the University of Oxford

Wednesday, 7 May, 6.00pm
Otakaro 236 L2, University of Canterbury

Return of the Tui
Laura Molles, Lincoln University

Saturday, 19 April, 1.30pm
Meet at the Deans Cottage entrance to the Bush

Riccarton Bush Field Trip
John Moore, Riccarton Bush ranger

Wednesday, 9 April, 6.00pm
Otakaro 236 L2, University of Canterbury

St Helena, Napoleon and a Rare Win for Conservation
Dr Simon Fowler, Landcare Research

Wednesday, 5 March
C3 Lecture Theatre, University of Canterbury

7.15 - 7.50 pm: Annual General Meeting
The agenda for the AGM is in the 2013 Annual Report.

8.00pm: Lecture: BEWARE of the Mad Dog realist!
Professor Alan Musgrave, FRSNZ

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