• Academy Lectures

    Commemorating life and work of three great New Zealand scientists: Fleming, Hamilton and Cockayne

  • Annual Meetings

    The Fellows’ Forum and New Fellows’ Seminar, and Branch and Constituent Organisation Forums.

  • At Six

    At Six

    Inspirational stories, stimulating discussions and engaging talks. Join us at 6pm at Te Whare Apārangi.

  • Midwinter Family Fun

    Dr Graham’s Scientific Funomena Can you really launch marshmallows out of a vacuum cleaner, make rockets from common household items, or freeze someone in liquid…

  • New Zealand Aronui Lecture Series

    New Zealand Aronui Lecture Series

    Aronui–the knowledge of being human. A lecture series by an eminent international humanities researcher to stimulate cross-disciplinary dialogue

  • New Zealand Research Honours

    New Zealand Research Honours

    Our prestigious national awards evening to celebrate New Zealand’s top researchers

  • New Zealand Rutherford Lecture

    New Zealand Rutherford Lecture

    The recipient of the previous year’s Rutherford Medal presents a series of public lectures based on their work

  • Powering Potential

    Powering Potential

    A programme that empowers secondary students to realise their full potential

  • Royal Society of New Zealand Distinguished Speaker

    An annual lecture series by a prominent international scientist who is a strong communicator in their field of research

  • Royal Society of New Zealand Science Book Prize

    Royal Society of New Zealand Science Book Prize

    This was a biennial book prize to encourage the writing, publishing and reading of accessible popular science books in New Zealand. The Society now sponsors the General Non-Fiction category of the Ockham New Zealand Book Awards.

  • Rutherford Memorial Lecturer

    Rutherford Memorial Lecturer

    In partnership with the Royal Society of London, an eminent UK scientist is brought to New Zealand for a nationwide lecture tour

  • Talking Heads

    Talking Heads

    Through our partnership with RadioNZ, each year New Zealanders have the opportunity to listen in to a series of weekly lectures

  • Ten by Ten

    Ten by Ten

    New Zealand researchers talk about their work and its impact on society. 10 speakers in 10 locations in 10 months.