New RSE Fellows announced
Professor Lesley Yellowlees
Eleven University of Edinburgh academics have been made Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE).
They join a prestigious fellowship of 1,500 individuals who have each demonstrated significant achievement in a broad range of fields.
The Edinburgh staff members included in the RSE’s 2012 intake are:
- Professor Polly Arnold, Chair of Synthetic Inorganic Chemistry
- Professor David Cameron, Clinical Director of the Edinburgh Cancer Research Centre
- Professor Rebecca Cheung, Professor of Nanoelectronics
- Professor Hilary Critchley, Professor of Reproductive Medicine
- Professor Heather Cubie, Honorary Professor of Research and Research Management
- Professor Jane Dawson, Professor of Reformation History
- Professor John Iredale, Professor of Medicine
- Professor Simon Kirby, Professor of Language Evolution
- Professor Loeske Kruuk, Professor of Evolutionary Ecology
- Professor Gareth Leng, Head of the School of Biomedical Sciences
- Professor Leonid Libkin, Professor of Foundations of Data Management
- Professor Lesley Yellowlees, Head of the College of Science & Engineering.
I am pleased to welcome such a talented group of people to the RSE. It is also encouraging that the proportion of female Fellows elected is the highest in the history of the Society in a single year.
Sir John Arbuthnott
Royal Society of Edinburgh, President
This article was published on Mar 27, 2012