New Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

Congratulations to Charles Cockell and Andrew Liddle who have been appointed as Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Scotland’s national academy.

"I'm very happy to be recognised by the Society and look forward to helping it in its many roles." Andrew Liddle, Professor of Theoretical Astrophysics at the Institute for Astronomy.

“It's exciting to be elected to the Society as it provides an opportunity to further contribute to both the work of the Society and science in general, particularly the interface between biology and space sciences.”
Prof. Charles Cockell, who leads the Astrobiology group within the Institute for Condensed Matter and Complex Systems

The Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE)

Established in 1783, the RSE is an educational charity. Unlike similar organisations in the rest of the UK, the RSE’s 1500 Fellows includes people from a wide range of disciplines - science & technology, arts, humanities, social science, business and public service. This breadth of expertise makes the RSE unique in the UK.