Annual Report and Accounts for the Year to 31 July 2017

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Leadership in research
New Royal Society fellows
Four Edinburgh academics have been elected to a prestigious fellowship in recognition of their outstanding contributions to science. They are among 50 distinguished scientists announced as new Fellows of the Royal Society. The Fellowship is made up of the most eminent scientists, engineers and technologists from or living and working in the UK and the Commonwealth. More than a quarter of this year’s intake of Fellows are women.
The Edinburgh academics elected to the Fellowship of the Royal Society are: Professor Wendy Bickmore, Director of the MRC Human Genetics Unit; Professor Christopher Bishop (not pictured), Professor of Computer Science; Professor Gabriele Hegerl, Professor of Climate System Science; and Professor Josephine Pemberton, Professor of Molecular Ecology.

Photography: Dr Douglas Vernimmen
Period1 Sep 201631 Aug 2017
Degree of RecognitionLocal