Featured in this first issue of our newsletter in 2018 is news of the Triennial Dinner held in January 2018, in honour of our outgoing President, Jocelyn Bell Burnell DBE; the Guest of Honour at the Dinner was Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, an Honorary Fellow of the RSE.
Members of the judiciary and scientific community gathered in Edinburgh on Wednesday 21 March 2018 to discuss the launch of the first in a planned series of ‘primers’ intended to assist the judiciary when handling scientific evidence in the courtroom.
On Thursday 25 Janaury 2018, RSE President, Professor Jocelyn Bell Burnell, welcomed representatives of national academies, and other learned societies, from Canada, Australia and many parts of Europe, for a day of discussion about how national academies could help tackle a series of key global issues.
The RSE and the Young Academy of Scotland has launched Tapping All Our Talents: Six Years On, a review into the progress that has been made towards equality in the Scottish STEM workplace over the past six years.
Applications are now open for a brand new cutting-edge entrepreneurial support scheme. The £4m Unlocking Ambition Challenge is delivered by key stakeholders from Scotland’s entrepreneurial ecosystem as part of the Scotland CAN DO initiative
Professor Sue Black FRSE reveals the truth about the contents of a lead coffin resting in the Fraser family mausoleum near Inverness. Does it or does it not contain the remains of ‘The Old Fox’, Lord Lovat?