School of History, Classics & Archaeology

Professor Tom Devine awarded Royal Society prize

Many congratulations to Professor Tom Devine, Senior Research Professor in History, who has been awarded the RSE Sir Walter Scott Prize for his outstanding contribution to the study of Scottish History. Announcing the award the RSE drew particular attention to Professor Devine’s ability to communicate to a broad public audience the fruits of his scholarly study of Scottish History. This is an inaugural Prize awarded by the RSE in recognition of ‘excellence in the Humanities and Creative Arts’.

On 8 August 2012, a motion was lodged before the Scottish Parliament by Clare Adamson (Scottish National Party)congratulating him on his RSE prize, and recognising the depth and breadth of his contribution to Scottish history.