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The Royal Society of NSW and the Sydney Mechanics School of Arts (SMSA) are delighted to present two new collaborative lecture series in 2019.

Women and Science

women and science
Women and Science will examine the huge changes in the roles women play in science, and the view science has of women. Prohibited for much of history from having a serious interest in such a ‘masculine’ domain, women now abound in science, mathematics and engineering. How did that come to be? How did interaction with the visual and literary arts so often assist women in their scientific endeavours? What fascinating discoveries have women made that have changed our world and our understanding of it?

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Speaking of Music…

Speaking of Music...
In ‘Speaking of Music…’, an occasional series of lectures, our presenters will examine music, its relationship to the world and its profound power to affect us – sometimes in surprising ways.

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