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

Period31 Jul 2017

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  • TitleAnnual Report and Accounts
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletAnnual Report
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date31/07/17
    Producer/AuthorDouglas Vernimmen
    PersonsDouglas Vernimmen
  • TitleGabriele Hegerl, Wendy Bickmore and Josephine Pemberton
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date31/07/17
    PersonsDouglas Vernimmen