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.

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

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

  • This workshop builds on the 2013 Languages in Aotearoa/New Zealand paper, drawing on trends two years on.

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

  • Tangata Whenua: an Illustrated History wins the 2015 Royal Society of New Zealand Science Book Prize.

  • UK chemist Dr Peter Wothers will give demonstration lectures, suitable for all ages, and public talks.

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

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

  • This workshop builds on the 2013 Languages in Aotearoa/New Zealand paper, drawing on trends two years on.

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