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International Year of Rangelands and Pastoralists

Queensland’s Dr Dana Kelly, an active participant in the Society’s Rangelands Policy Dialogue since July 2019, is President of the International Rangelands Committee, which is responsible for ensuring continuity between the international congresses. After Kenya (see side panel), the next […]

General science newsletter now free online

The Queensland Science Network, a collaboration between some 26 scientific and natural history societies, publishes a free online Newsletter on a semi-regular basis. The full set is available on the QSN website. Members of the public are warmly invited to […]

Research Fund applications now open

For the 2021 round, Round 4, the guidelines  has been amended to encourage applications from students as well as from citizen science groups. Students will need to demonstrate that the additional funds will allow work additional to what would be […]

Official launch of Proceedings completed

On Tuesday 15 June His Excellency, the Governor of Queensland Paul de Jersey QC officially launched the five volumes of the Society’s Proceedings published in 2020. His Excellency hosted a reception at Government House attended by members, editors and authors […]

Call for papers – Linking policy with scientific knowledge in public health

Manuscripts are invited for a Special Issue of the Proceedings of The Royal Society of Queensland dedicated to public health. There is no closing date, as manuscripts will be published as they are accepted, until a sufficient number have been […]

Farewell and thanks

On 1 March 2021, our website developers handed over this website, which they developed pro bono in 2016. The website and the publication search engine were developed and designed by Joseph Listo, Paul Listo and Skye Cornell. The site has […]

Call for papers – general science

Manuscripts are invited for annual volume 129 of the Proceedings of The Royal Society of Queensland. Closing date 1 July 2021; see Proceedings page for details.

Vale Emeritus Professor Ray Specht AO

Emeritus Professor Ray Specht AO died peacefully on the morning of Saturday 13th February after farewelling his family. To have Ray as a member for 53 years was a privilege and a blessing. The Society is proud to have published […]

Stewardship of Country webinars

Three webinars examining the meaning of “stewardship” of Australia’s landscapes were organised by the Royal Societies of Australia with Inspiring Australia on 24 Feb., 10 and 24 March. See Royal Societies of Australia website for details. Also see Facebook .

Dr Reichelt honoured

Society member Dr Russell Reichelt was honoured with Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) in the Australia Day honours list. The citation was for “For distinguished service to marine conservation, to ecosystem management of the Great Barrier Reef, and […]