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RSE welcomes 56 new Fellows

Posted 07/03/2016

Outstanding scientists, eminent academics and celebrated professionals join Scotland’s National Academy.

Announced today are the names of 56 distinguished individuals elected to become Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE). Hailing from sectors that range from the arts, business, science and technology and academia they join the current Fellowship whose varied expertise supports the advancement of learning and useful knowledge in Scottish public life.

As Scotland’s National Academy, the RSE’s strength lies in the breadth of disciplines represented by its Fellowship. This range of expertise enables the RSE to take part in a host of activities such as providing independent and expert advice to Government and Parliament, supporting aspiring entrepreneurs through mentorship, facilitating education programmes for young people and engaging the general public through educational events.   

To read the full press release and view the list of the new fellows, click here

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