The RHSV holds regular lectures during the year, between February and November.
Science in the state’s interest: the Victorian precursors to CSIRO
Speaker: Dr James Waghorne
Lecture: 7.00-8.15pm, Thursday 26 May
Venue: The Royal Society of Victoria, 8 La Trobe Street, Melbourne
Cost: $20.00 for RHSV Members & RSV Members for pre lecture refreshments from 6.15. Attendance at Lecture only from 7.00pm is free. Bookings essential: http://www.royalsocietyvictoria.org.au/events/science-in-the-states-interest/ or phone 9663 5259
Details: When Australian Prime Minister Billy Hughes announced his government’s intention to establish a Commonwealth Scientific Research Institution in 1916, he famously declared that science would ‘cure the diseases of the body economic and be its striking and producing power’. Read more …
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