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.

  • New Zealand Journal of Botany is calling for papers on functional biogeography of south-temperate forests.

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

  • A scientific review of the risks to home occupants from asbestos exposure.

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

  • 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.

  • New Zealand Journal of Botany is calling for papers on functional biogeography of south-temperate forests.

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

  • A scientific review of the risks to home occupants from asbestos exposure.

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