11th March 2016

10:00 am and 3:00 pm

Star formation studies with the JCMT in the new era

This meeting includes discussion of the results from the main surveys on star formation that have been completed (as well as their follow-up observations) and the plans for the new surveys (with some initial results).

11th March 2016

10:00 am and 3:00 pm

Turbulence in solar, space and astrophysical plasmas

The meeting aims to bring together the solar, heliospheric and astrophysical communities, discussing open problems and recent achievements in the observation and modelling of turbulent plasmas

17th March 2016

5:00 pm and 5:00 pm

The Dress Detective and the Slow Approach to Seeing

The Dress Detective is a book that seeks to rectify that gap and also encourages researchers to adopt the Slow Approach to Seeing.

24th March 2016

5:00 pm and 5:00 pm

Children and Antiquarianism

Ordinary Meeting of Fellows. Lecture by Matthew Grenby

8th April 2016

10:00 am and 3:30 pm

The use of extraterrestrial resources to help facilitate space science and exploration

An RAS Specialist Discussion Meeting organised by Ian Crawford (BirkbeckCollege London)*, Dr Martin Elvis (Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics), and Dr James Carpenter (European Space Agency)

8th April 2016

10:30 am and 3:30 pm

High-redshift galaxies and their low-redshift analogues

An RAS Specialist Discussion Meeting organised by Stephen Wilkins (Sussex), Malcolm Bremer (Bristol), Bethan James (IoA, Cambridge), Elizabeth Stanway (Warwick)

8th April 2016

4:00 pm and 6:00 pm

RAS Ordinary Meeting

Talks TBA

21st April 2016

3:30 pm and 6:00 pm

Anniversary Meeting 2016

Details to be posted soon.

21st April 2016

6:00 pm and 6:00 pm

Science Policy Lecture 2016

Professor Kevin J Gaston, Director of the Environment and Sustainability Institute, leads basic, strategic and applied research in ecology and conservation biology, with particular emphasis on ecosystem goods and services, land use strategies, and urban ecology.

6th May 2016

12:00 am and 12:00 am

Linnean Society Meeting at the Arnold Arboretum

In spring 2016 the Linnean Society will hold its first US-based meeting at Harvard University’s Arnold Arboretum in Boston, Massachusetts, with a mix of speakers from both the US and the UK.