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.

  • 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.

  • Five books have been shortlisted for the 2015 Royal Society of New Zealand Science Book Prize.

  • Dr Phil Manning talks about a special dinosaur fossil, Dakota, found with soft tissue preserved.

  • Join writer Philip Ball for talks on the artist’s colour palette and the history and science of making objects invisible.

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

  • Five books have been shortlisted for the 2015 Royal Society of New Zealand Science Book Prize.

  • Dr Phil Manning talks about a special dinosaur fossil, Dakota, found with soft tissue preserved.