The following Fellow has been elected to the Royal Academy of Engineering
John William Hancock
Professor (Lesley) Anne Glover, FRSE has been appointed Chief Scientific Advisor for Scotland (May 2006).
Professor Glover, who has a Personal Chair in Molecular Biology in the School of Medical Sciences at the University of Aberdeen will be seconded to the Scottish Executive.
Sir Michael Atiyah welcomed the appointment: "This is a most important post which will help Scotland establish its position in UK science circles and on the international scene. With the ever increasing role of scientific matters in public affairs it is vital that the Scottish Executive has access to the best scientific advice, through a variety of channels. The RSE hopes to establish a good working relation with Professor Glover and assist her in her important task."
The following Fellows have been appointed members of the Scottish Science Advisory Council (February 2007)
Professor Alan Richard BUNDY
Professor Michael Anthony John FERGUSON
Professor James Rufus McDONALD
Professor Andrew Justin Radcliffe PORTER
Mr Ian Cleland RITCHIE
Professor (Charles) Roland WOLF
The Fellows below will continue to serve on the Committee
Professor Steven Peter BEAUMONT
Sir Kenneth Charles CALMAN
Professor Julie Lydia FITZPATRICK
Professor (Lesley) Anne GLOVER (Co-Chair)
Professor Peter John MORGAN
Professor Stuart William John REID
Professor Elizabeth Joyce TAIT
Dr Christiaan Richard David VAN DER KUYL