Royal Society of New Zealand

Welcome to the
Royal Society of New Zealand

We promote, invest in and celebrate excellence in people and ideas, for the benefit of all New Zealanders—and we make telling these stories a priority. We administer research funds, publish peer-reviewed journals, offer advice to government and foster international research contact and co-operation.

  • The Science Teaching Leadership Programme to improve science learning in New Zealand has launched.

  • The Society and Chinese Academy of Sciences celebrating 40 years of science exchange between the two countries.

  • 2015 is the International Year of Light to recognise the importance of light in all facets of modern life.

  • 2015 Distinguished Speaker Professor Frances Ashcroft FRS explains why ion channels in our bodies are the 'spark of life'.

  • Blog that asks researchers in New Zealand infrequently asked questions.

  • Kotuitui Journal is calling for papers for a special issue on social movements, resistance and social change in Aotearoa.

  • The Science Teaching Leadership Programme to improve science learning in New Zealand has launched.

  • The Society and Chinese Academy of Sciences celebrating 40 years of science exchange between the two countries.

  • 2015 is the International Year of Light to recognise the importance of light in all facets of modern life.

  • 2015 Distinguished Speaker Professor Frances Ashcroft FRS explains why ion channels in our bodies are the 'spark of life'.