The RSE organises around 55 events each year including public lectures, conferences and discussion forums that are aimed both at the general public and the specialist.

The RSE’s independence and the breadth of its Fellowship combine to enable leading specialists, researchers and the general public to engage in well-informed debates on topical issues concerning the well-being of Scotland.

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City Analytics

The conference aims to explore opportunities and challenges around the use of rich and varied data streams, to improve quality of human life in urban areas across the world.

Is Cancer Genetic?

Every year, a third of a million people in the UK are told they have cancer. At one level, every cancer is genetic because genes controlling cell division fail - but is that the whole story?