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Royal Society of Victoria

Index Royal Society of Victoria

The Royal Society of Victoria (RSV) is the oldest learned society in the state of Victoria in Australia. [1]

40 relations: Alfred James Ewart, Andrew Clarke (British Army officer), Australia, Burke and Wills expedition, Edmund Dwen Gill, Edward John Dunn, Edward John White, Ernest Willington Skeats, Ferdinand von Mueller, Frank Leslie Stillwell, Frederick Chapman (palaeontologist), Frederick McCoy, George Sweet, Henry Barkly, James Jamieson (doctor), John Bleasdale, John Dennant, John King Davis, John Zillman, Joseph M. Baldwin, La Trobe Street, Melbourne, List of royal societies in the Commonwealth of Nations, Melbourne, Melbourne Museum, Philip Crosbie Morrison, Phillip Law, Philosophical Institute of Victoria, Pietro Baracchi, Redmond Barry, Richard Pescott, Robert Blackwood (engineer), Robert L. J. Ellery, T. H. Laby, Thomas Sergeant Hall, Victoria (Australia), Walter Baldwin Spencer, Wilfred Eade Agar, William Baragwanath, William Charles Kernot, William John Young.

Alfred James Ewart

Alfred James Ewart, FRS, (12 February 1872 – 12 September 1937) was an English-Australian botanist.

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Andrew Clarke (British Army officer)

Lieutenant General Sir Andrew Clarke, (27 July 1824 – 29 March 1902) was a British soldier and governor, as well as a surveyor and politician in Australia.

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Australia

Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.

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Burke and Wills expedition

The Burke and Wills expedition was an Australian exploration expedition in 1860–61 of 19 men, led by Robert O'Hara Burke and William John Wills, with the objective of crossing Australia from Melbourne in the south, to the Gulf of Carpentaria in the north, a distance of around 3,250 kilometres (approximately 2,000 miles).

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Edmund Dwen Gill

Edmund Dwen Gill (11 December 1908 – 13 July 1986) was a prolific Australian scientist specialising in geology, museology, palaeontology and geomorphology.

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Edward John Dunn

Edward John Dunn (1 November 1844 – 20 April 1937) was an English-born Australian geologist, winner of the 1905 Murchison Medal.

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Edward John White

Edward John White (8 December 1831 – 2 August 1913) was an English-born meteorologist and astronomer, president of the Royal Society of Victoria in 1902.

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Ernest Willington Skeats

Ernest Willington Skeats (1 November 1875 – 20 January 1953) was an English-Australian geologist and academic Skeats was born in Berais Town, Southampton, England, son of Frank George Skeats, a bank clerk and his wife Alice Erena Martin and was educated at Handel and Hartley colleges, Southampton, and entered the Royal College of Science, London, where he received a D.Sc. in geology in 1902.

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Ferdinand von Mueller

Baron Sir Ferdinand Jacob Heinrich von Mueller, (German: Müller) (30 June 1825 – 10 October 1896) was a German-Australian physician, geographer, and most notably, a botanist.

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Frank Leslie Stillwell

Frank Leslie Stillwell OBE, (27 June 1888 – 8 February 1963) was an Australian geologist, winner of the Clarke Medal awarded by the Royal Society of New South Wales in 1951.

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Frederick Chapman (palaeontologist)

Frederick Chapman (13 February 1864 – 10 December 1943) was the inaugural Australian Commonwealth Palaeontologist.

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Frederick McCoy

Sir Frederick McCoy (1817 – 16 May 1899), was an Irish palaeontologist, zoologist, and museum administrator, active in Australia.

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George Sweet

George Sweet (1844 – 1920) was an English-born Australian geologist, president of the Royal Society of Victoria in 1905.

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Henry Barkly

Sir Henry Barkly (24 February 1815 – 20 October 1898) was a British politician, colonial governor and patron of the sciences.

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James Jamieson (doctor)

James Jamieson (5 June 1840 – 1 August 1916) was a Scottish-born Australian doctor, president of the Royal Society of Victoria in 1901.

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John Bleasdale

John Ignatius Bleasdale (1822–1884) was an English-born Roman Catholic priest, chemist and mineralogist active in Australia and president of the Royal Society of Victoria in 1865.

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John Dennant

John Dennant (1839 – 12 June 1907) was an English-born educational administrator and geologist, president of the Royal Society of Victoria in 1903.

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John King Davis

John King Davis, CBE (19 February 18848 May 1967) was an English-born Australian explorer and navigator notable for his work captaining exploration ships in Antarctic waters as well as for establishing meteorological stations on Macquarie Island in the subantarctic and on Willis Island in the Coral Sea.

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John Zillman

John W. Zillman AO (born 28 July 1939) is an Australian meteorologist, and former President of the World Meteorological Organization and the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE).

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Joseph M. Baldwin

Joseph Mason Baldwin (9 September 1878 – 6 July 1945) was Victorian government astronomer 1920–1943.

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La Trobe Street, Melbourne

La Trobe Street (also Latrobe Street) is a major street and thoroughfare in the city centre of Melbourne, Australia.

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List of royal societies in the Commonwealth of Nations

This is a list of Royal Societies listed alphabetically with the date of founding.

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Melbourne

Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania.

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Melbourne Museum

Melbourne Museum is a natural and cultural history museum located in the Carlton Gardens in Melbourne, Australia.

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Philip Crosbie Morrison

Philip Crosbie Morrison (19 December 1900 – 1 March 1958), generally known as "Crosbie Morrison", was an Australian naturalist, educator, journalist, broadcaster and conservationist.

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Phillip Law

Phillip Garth Law AC, CBE, FAA FTSE (21 April 1912 – 28 February 2010) was an Australian scientist and explorer who served as director of Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) from 1949 to 1966.

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Philosophical Institute of Victoria

The Philosophical Institute of Victoria was a scientific institute functioned in Victoria, Australia during 19th century.

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Pietro Baracchi

Pietro Paolo Giovanni Ernesto Baracchi (25 February 1851 – 23 July 1926) was an Italian-born astronomer, active in Australia and Government Astronomer of Victoria (Australia) 1900-15.

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Redmond Barry

Sir Redmond Barry, (7 June 181323 November 1880), was a colonial judge in Victoria, Australia of Anglo-Irish origins.

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Richard Pescott

Richard Thomas Martin Pescott (21 August 1905 – 22 February 1986) was an Australian botanist.

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Robert Blackwood (engineer)

Sir Robert Rutherford Blackwood (3 June 190621 August 1982) was an Australian engineer, prominent businessman and university administrator.

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Robert L. J. Ellery

Robert Lewis John Ellery CMG (14 July 1827 – 14 January 1908) was an English-Australian astronomer and public servant; Victorian government astronomer for 42 years.

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T. H. Laby

Thomas Howell Laby FRS (3 May 1880 – 21 June 1946), was an Australian physicist and chemist, Professor of Natural Philosophy, University of Melbourne 1915–1942.

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Thomas Sergeant Hall

Thomas Sergeant Hall (23 December 1858 – 21 December 1915) was an Australian geologist and biologist, recipient of The Murchison Fund in 1901.

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Victoria (Australia)

Victoria (abbreviated as Vic) is a state in south-eastern Australia.

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Walter Baldwin Spencer

Sir Walter Baldwin Spencer (23 June 1860 – 14 July 1929), commonly referred to as W. Baldwin Spencer or Baldwin Spencer, was an English-Australian biologist and anthropologist.

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Wilfred Eade Agar

Wilfred Eade Agar FRS (27 April 1882 – 14 July 1951) was an Anglo-Australian zoologist.

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William Baragwanath

William Baragwanath (1878-1966) was an Australian surveyor, geologist and public servant.

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William Charles Kernot

William Charles Kernot (16 June 1845 – 14 March 1909), was an Australian engineer, first professor of engineering at the University of Melbourne and president of the Royal Society of Victoria.

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William John Young

William John Young (26 January 1878 – 14 May 1942) was an English biochemist.

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Redirects here:

Philosophical Society of Victoria, Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria, The Royal Society of Victoria, Transactions of the Philosophical Society of Victoria.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Society_of_Victoria

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