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The prestigious scientific academy has elected 60 new fellows, of which 13 are women. Among them are AcademiaNet scientists Gabriele Hegerl, Yvonne Jones, Anne Ridley and Nicola Spaldin.
AcademiaNet scientists were invited to attend the event at the Royal Society of Edinburgh to discuss gender balance in science as well as the impact of Brexit on British research.
With this grant, Prof. Corinna Hoose will continue to study the composition of clouds at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). Her research is relevant for weather and climate models.
Dr. Veerle Huvenne maps deep sea environments in order to chart different habitats and ultimately their biodiversity, helping to preserve these fragile exosystems in cases of deep-sea drilling or mining.
Dr Christiane Helling's research involves recasting fundamental physics to explain dust clouds and lightning on low mass extrasolar objects.