Annual Report of the Wellington Branch of the Royal Society

The Annual General Meeting of the Wellington Branch of the Royal Society will be on the 9th October, at the Thistle Inn, Thorndon, upstairs from  6.00-7.30pm. Attached is the RSNZ Well Annual report 2019. There will be a talk Dr. Nicole Stanton after the AGM followed by a dinner… Read More

Is Cotton Rotten? Congratulations Blake Shepherd!

Blake’s brilliant project recently won the Royal Society of Wellington branch prize at the NIWA Science Fair. His project was titled “Is Cotton Rotten?” and investigated aspects such as absorbency, ability to retain heat, water resistance, and bacterial growth in different types of fabric for tramping clothing. He found that… Read More

Wellington Branch of the Royal Society, Hudson Lecture 2019

It was our pleasure to present the Hudson Lecture, of the Wellington Branch of the Royal Society, on the 14th August. This year the lecture was by Prof. Tony Ward  “Theoretical illiteracy and therapeutic dead ends: lessons from forensic and correctional practice”. A video recording of the lecture is in… Read More