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.

  • Read current Code of Professional Standards and Ethics for Members.

  • Read an overview of the Society's activities and achievements during 2014.

  • A special issue of the Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand considers the future of science in New Zealand.

  • 2014 Rutherford Medallist Peter Schwerdtfeger on the super heavy end of the periodic table of elements.

  • Three public panel discussions on the theme of climate change and society.

  • Social scientist Professor Richard Bedford is the new President of the Royal Society of New Zealand.

  • Read current Code of Professional Standards and Ethics for Members.

  • Read an overview of the Society's activities and achievements during 2014.

  • A special issue of the Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand considers the future of science in New Zealand.

  • 2014 Rutherford Medallist Peter Schwerdtfeger on the super heavy end of the periodic table of elements.