Fellows’ Forum 2015

The Fellows’ Forum incorporates the Fellows’ Annual General Meeting and the New Fellows’ Seminar. It will be held from 9.30am on Wednesday 21 October 2015 at Te Whare Apārangi. Only Fellows of the Royal Society of New Zealand may attend the Fellows’ Forum.

An agenda and instructions for registering for the Forum will be sent directly to all Fellows.

New Fellows’ Seminar 2015

The New Fellows’ Seminar is held as part of the Fellows’ Forum. Eight of our newest Fellows, elected to the Academy in 2014, will give presentations on their areas of research and scholarship.

Download the programme (PDF, 306 kB) for details of the speakers and their topics.

The presentations will be aimed at an educated lay audience, who are non-expert in the particular disciplines.

Where: Te Whare Apārangi Royal Society of New Zealand, 11 Turnbull St, Thorndon, Wellington

When: 2pm-4pm, Wednesday 21 October 2015

The New Fellows’ Seminar is free, and open to all those interested.

New Fellows’ Seminar Timetable 2015

Time Presenter*


Professor Tim Naish FRSNZ, Victoria University of Wellington


Professor Neil McNaughton FRSNZ, University of Otago


Professor Peter Watts FRSNZ, University of Auckland


Professor Catherine Day FRSNZ, University of Otago


Professor David Schiel FRSNZ, University of Canterbury


Professor Nigel French FRSNZ, Massey University, Palmerston North


Professor Ewan Fordyce FRSNZ, University of Otago


Professor Stuart C. Carr FRSNZ, Massey University, Albany