Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

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Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
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Fellowship of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (FRSE) is an award granted to individuals that the Royal Society of Edinburgh judges to be "eminently distinguished in their subject".[1]

Elections[edit]

Around 50 new fellows are elected each year in March.[1] As of 2016 there are around 1650 Fellows, including 71 Honorary Fellows and 76 Corresponding Fellows.[1][2]

Fellows are entitled to use the post-nominal letters FRSE.

Fellowship[edit]

Examples of fellows include Peter Higgs and Jocelyn Bell Burnell.[1] Previous fellows have included Melvin Calvin and Benjamin Franklin.[3] See the Category:Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh for more examples.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Anon (2016). "Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (FRSE)". Edinburgh: royalsoced.org.uk. 
  2. ^ Anon (2016). "Royal Society of Edinburgh Fellows as of 2016-05-13" (PDF). Edinburgh: Royal Society of Edinburgh. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-03-30. 
  3. ^ O'Connor, John J.; Robertson, Edmund F. (2016). "Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh". www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk. MacTutor History of Mathematics archive.