Chosen for their ‘outstanding achievements’, the researchers will join a select community of leading life scientists
AcademiaNet member plans to spend prize money — awarded 50 years after the discovery — on increasing diversity in science. A portrait by Nature
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.
Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell has been elected as the next president of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE). She is an outstanding astrophysicist as well as a prominent science communicator. Her term will start this October, right after the Scottish independence referendum in September.