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Media Releases

Latest updates from The Royal Institution of Australia

MEDIA RELEASE: Wednesday 20 November 2019

Dow Australia President and Managing Director, Karen Dobson, and South Australia’s Chief Scientist, Professor Caroline McMillen, will join the Council of The Royal Institution of Australia.

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MEDIA RELEASE: Wednesday 5 September 2018

The Royal Institution of Australia will honour prominent Australian scientists and science communicators with a prestigious Bragg Membership, in a ceremony to be held today.

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MEDIA RELEASE: Monday 23 July 2018

The Royal Institution of Australia, the National charity promoting public awareness and understanding of science, will take custodianship of highly respected national publication, COSMOS Magazine, the quarterly publication that inspires curiosity in “The Science of Everything” and makes the world of science accessible to everyone.

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MEDIA RELEASE: Thursday 27 May 2018

In class with Brian Cox: On 22 May world-renowned physicist, presenter and former rock star, Prof Brian Cox, will talk to thousands of school students and teachers across Australia streamed on Australia’s Science Channel.

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MEDIA RELEASE: Thursday 12 April 2018

Aussie films among the best in the world: Four Australian films have beaten over 1,500 international entries to take honours in the 2018 SCINEMA International Science Film Festival as announced today.

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MEDIA RELEASE: Thursday 22 March 2018

New Council members for The Royal Institution of Australia.

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MEDIA RELEASE: Wednesday 11 October 2017

Chairman of The Royal Institution of Australia, Mr Peter Yates AM, has today been elected as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE).

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MEDIA RELEASE: Monday 9 October 2017

Alan Duffy appointed Lead Scientist of The Royal Institution of Australia: Swinburne University’s Associate Professor Alan Duffy is to join The Royal Institution of Australia as Lead Scientist.

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PRESS RELEASE: Thursday 21 September 2017

ABC partners with The Royal Institution of Australia: The partnership will ensure audiences will have access to original Australian science content from Australia’s Science Channel, made available across a range of ABC platforms including iView, ABC Science and ABC Education.

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MEDIA RELEASE: Wednesday 20 September 2017

The Royal Institution of Australia honours prominent Australian scientists: The Royal Institution of Australia will honour prominent Australian scientists and science communicators with a prestigious Bragg Membership, presented by HRH Prince Andrew, in a ceremony to be held today.

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MEDIA RELEASE: Tuesday 15 August 2017

Australia’s Science Channel delivers over 300 free community film screenings as part of National Science Week: Australia’s Science Channel is delivering the best in science film this National Science Week with 300 free community screenings as part of its SCINEMA International Film Festival – with an audience reach of over 32,000.

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MEDIA RELEASE: Wednesday 28 June 2017

New CEO appointed for The Royal Institution of Australia: The Chairman of The Royal Institution of Australia, Mr Peter Yates AM is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Bradley Abraham to the position of Chief Executive Officer and Director of The Royal Institution of Australia.

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MEDIA RELEASE: Wednesday 14 June 2017

Australia’s Science Channel team committed to STEM Education: Australia’s Science Channel is stepping up its commitment to STEM inspiration by combining the successful Ultimate Careers publications with an innovative online science engagement platform for educators.

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