The Royal Institution of Australia

 IS BUILDING AUSTRALIA’S FUTURE THROUGH SCIENCE

 

We are building a growing community who watch, read, listen and share their thoughts on what’s happening in science. We are committed and passionate about inspiring the next generation of innovators to build a stronger Australia, engaged with and entertained by science on a daily basis.

 

“The wide diffusion of knowledge about science is so important
that the art of doing so is well worth learning” – 
Sir Lawrence Bragg

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Our vision is to weave science into the fabric of Australia’s society. We aim for people to understand science and its’ relevance in day-to-day decision-making, and to empower people to understand the world’s many challenges. We want to restore the value of science, technology, engineering and mathematics as a career path in the eyes of young Australians.

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Who We Are

The Royal Institution of Australia is Australia’s unique, national science hub, promoting public awareness and understanding of science.

Based in Adelaide, but with a reach around the country and throughout the world, RiAus is Australia’s unique, national science hub.

Bragg Members

The Royal Institution of Australia invites outstanding scientists and science communicators to become Honorary Bragg Members.

The Royal Institution of Australia invites outstanding scientists and science communicators to become Honorary Bragg Members.

Organisation

Our Patron: HRH the Duke of Kent, the Governing Council and key staff that make up The Royal Institution
of Australia.

Our Patron: HRH the Duke of Kent, the Governing Council and key staff that make up The Royal Institution
of Australia.

Corporate

We value and work collaboratively with all our Corporate and Institutional members to create rewarding partnerships.

We value and work collaboratively with all our Corporate and Institutional members to create rewarding partnerships.

RiGB Connection

We are the sister organisation to the world-renowned Royal Institution of Great Britain and, as such, share in its impressive tradition.

We are the sister organisation to the world-renowned Royal Institution of Great Britain and, as such, share in its impressive tradition.

Support Us

Our supporters help keep Australia’s Science Channel free, and support the continued work of The Royal Institution of Australia.

Our supporters help keep Australia’s Science Channel free, and support the continued work of The Royal Institution of Australia.

Internships

Gain experience at one of Australia’s leading science communication organisations. View our current internships available here.

Gain experience at one of Australia’s leading science communication organisations. View our current internships available here.

Annual Reports

The Royal Institution of Australia's Annual Reports provides an overview of our activities. View and download our Annual Reports here.

The Royal Institution of Australia's Annual Reports provides an overview of our activities. View and download our Annual Reports here.

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The Science Exchange

The Royal Institution of Australia is based in one of Adelaide’s iconic buildings in the heart of the CBD, The Science Exchange.

The venue is available for hire, enquire about options using the links below.

All money raised through venue hire supports the vital work of The Royal Institution of Australia.

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If it happens in science ... you'll find it here!
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Australia's Science ChannelTuesday, May 22nd, 2018 at 6:44pm
Who's going to be watching #StargazingABC tonight?

Julia Zemiro visited NASA Johnson Space Center where she experienced zero gravity in the Active Response Gravity Offload System (ARGOS).
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Australia's Science ChannelTuesday, May 22nd, 2018 at 2:48pm
Astronomers have discovered an asteroid orbiting Jupiter which is not from our solar system.
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Australia's Science ChannelTuesday, May 22nd, 2018 at 12:47pm
Today is the International Day for Biological Diversity. This year marks 25 years of the UN-declared day to increase awareness for biodiversity. #IntlBiodiversityDay

The race is on to discover Aussie species before they’re gone, read more: bit.ly/2JrWKsc
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Australia's Science ChannelMonday, May 21st, 2018 at 9:52pm
Become a Guinness World Record breaker at Australia’s biggest stargazing event! #StargazingABC 🌟🌠🔭

(via ABC TV and The Australian National University)
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Australia's Science ChannelMonday, May 21st, 2018 at 6:47pm
It's still not too late to register to watch 'In Class with Brian Cox' which will stream tomorrow, Tues 22 May! He'll be answering questions from students around the country.

11.15am – 12 midday (ACST)
11.45am – 12.30pm (AEST)
9.45am – 10.30am (AWST)

Register now: bit.ly/2EnLgnF
Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018 at 4:30pm
Enterprising Australians series from @questacon

Have you heard about fermented fashion? This creation was developed by Gary after a failed vat of wine! https://t.co/dcbrNYNVur https://t.co/eqoK0MI9Mj
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Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018 at 3:56pm
We're so excited for #StargazingABC on @ABCTV tonight (and Wednesday AND Thursday!)

We'll be tuning in every night. Come join @kellyyyllek for the live tweets + stay for @BenSciGuy's wrap up blogs each day.
Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018 at 11:53am
They were so great! https://t.co/v99EjNIS13
Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018 at 11:37am
Astronomers have discovered an asteroid orbiting Jupiter which is not from our solar system: https://t.co/dMT8HImqpU https://t.co/omVvd1XAKX RiAus photo
Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018 at 11:01am
Watch @ProfBrianCox answer questions about the stars, the Universe, and aliens! Happening now! Excellent primer before #StargazingABC tonight! https://t.co/YjdE582BV1