Royal Society

The Royal Society elected the following new Fellows on 11 March:

Professor Alan Astbury, RM Pearce Professor of Physics, Victoria University, British Columbia, Canada and member of the OPAL team at CERN, Geneva, Switzerland; Professor Alan David Baddeley, Director of the MRC Applied Psychology Unit, Cambridge; Professor Frederick Michael Burdekin, Professor of Civil and Structural Engineering, UMIST; Dr Timothy Hugh Clutton-Brock, Reader in Animal Ecology, Cambridge University; Professor David George Crighton, Professor of Applied Mathematics, Cambridge University; Dr Richard Anthony Crowther, Member of the Scientific Staff, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge; Professor Howard Dalton, Professor of Biological Sciences, Warwick University; Dr Geoffrey Dearnaley, Senior Scientist, AEA Industrial Technology, Harwell.

Dr Martin John Evans, Reader in Mammalian Genetics, Cambridge University; Dr Ian Fleming, Reader in Organic Chemistry, Cambridge University; Professor Ludwig Edward Fraenkel, Professor of Mathematics, Bath University; Dr Richard Henry Friend, Lecturer in Physics, Cambridge University; Professor Christopher John Raymond Garrett, Lansdowne Professor of Ocean Physics, Victoria University, British Columbia, Canada; Professor Keith Glover, Professor of Engineering, Cambridge University; Dr Michael George Hall, Formerly Deputy Chief Scientific Officer, Defence Research Agency, Farnborough; Dr David Rodney Heath-Brown, Reader in Pure Mathematics, Oxford University; Professor John Pinnington Hughes, Director of the Parke David Neuroscience Research Centre, Cambridge; Dr Robin Francis Irvine, Head of the Department of Development and Signalling, the AFRC Institute of Animal Physiology and Genetics Research, Babraham, Cambridge.

Dr Patricia Ann Jacobs, Director of the Wessex Regional Genetics Laboratory, Salisbury District Hospital; Professor Franz Daniel Kahn, Professor of Astronomy, Manchester University; Professor Michael Joseph Kelly, Professor of Physics and Electronics, Surrey University; Professor Kevin Kendall, Professor of Materials Science, Keele University; Dr Trevor David Lamb, Reader in Physiology, Cambridge University; Professor Sydney Leach, Director of Research, Laboratoire de Photophysique Moleculaire du CNRS, Universite de Paris Sud, France; Professor Angus John Macintyre, Professor of Mathematical Logic, Oxford University; Dr Michael Samuel Neuberger, Research Scientist, Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge; Dr Ian Newton, Head of the Vertebrate Ecology Section, NERC Institute of Terrestrial Ecology, Monks Wood Experimental Station, Huntingdon; Dr Colin Patterson, Curator of Fossil Fishes, Natural History Museum, London; Professor Colin Trevor Pillinger, Professor of Planetary Science, Open University, Milton Keynes; Professor Ghillean Tolmie Prance, Director, Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Professor Edward Osmund Royle Reynolds, Professor of Neonatal Paediatrics, University College London Medical School; Professor John David Rhodes, Chairman and Chief Executive of Filtronics Limited and Industrial Professor of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Leeds University; Dr James Cuthbert Smith, Head of the Laboratory of Developmental Biology, MRC National Institute for Medical Research, Mill Hill, London; Professor Brian Geoffrey Spratt, Professor of Molecular Genetics, Sussex University; Professor David John Stevenson, Professor of Planetary Science, Chairman of the Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences in the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, US; Professor Bruce William Stillman, Assistant Director, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, New York, US, and Adjunct Professor, Departments of Microbiology and of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, New York State University School of Medicine.

Professor Andrew James Thomson, Professor of Chemistry and Head of the Inorganic Chemistry Sector, University of East Anglia Professor Peter John Twin, Professor of Experimental Physics, Liverpool University; Professor Anthony Edward Walsby, Melville Wills Professor of Botany, Bristol University; Professor John William White, Professor of Physical and Theoretical Chemistry, Australian National University, Canberra.

Royal Society of

Edinburgh

The following ordinary and honorary fellows were elected by the Royal Society of Edinburgh on 1 March:

Fellows: John Peebles Arbuthnott, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Strathclyde University; Kenneth Alexander Brown, Titular Professor, Department of Mathematics, Glasgow University; Tom Brown, Reader, Department of Chemistry, Edinburgh University; John Gerald Collee, Chief Bacteriologist, Edinburgh Royal Infirmary and Professor and Head of Department of Bacteriology, University Medical School, Edinburgh University; Graham Herbert Coombs, Titular Professor and Head of Department of Zoology, Glasgow University; Lord Cullen, Senator, College of Justice in Scotland, Edinburgh; James Holmes Dickson, Reader in Botany, Glasgow University; Charles Ian Edward Donaldson, Regius Professor of Rhetoric and English Literature and Head of Department of English Literature, Edinburgh University; Margaret Caldwell Donaldson, Emeritus Professor of Developmental Psychology, Edinburgh University; Alexander Stuart Douglas, Leverhulme Emeritus Research Fellow, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Aberdeen University; Peter Doyle, Research and Technology Director, ICI Group Headquarters, London.

Anthony Edward Fallick, Reader in Isotope Geochemistry, Isotope Geology Unit, Scottish Universities Research and Reactor Centre, East Kilbride; Owen Farish, Chairman and Professor of Electrical Power Engineering, Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Strathclyde University; Allister Ian Ferguson, Professor of Photonics, Department of Physics and Applied Physics, Strathclyde; Eric Campbell Fernie, Watson Gordon Professor of Fine Art, Department of Fine Art, Edinburgh University; Sir Charles Fraser, Chairman, Lothian and Edinburgh Enterprise Limited and Partner, W. & J. Burness, Edinburgh; David Gani, Professor, Chemistry Department, St Andrews University; Denis R. Hall, Professor of Optoelectronic and Laser Engineering, Department of Physics, Heriot-Watt University; Nicholas Dixon Hastie, Research Scientist, MRC Clinical and Population Cytogenetics Unit, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh.

David Stanley Ingram, Regius Keeper, Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, and Honorary Professor, Edinburgh University; John Maxwell Irvine, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Aberdeen University; Gustav Jahoda, Emeritus Professor, Department of Psychology, Strathclyde University; Anthony Barrington Kay, Professor and Director, Department of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, National Heart and Lung Institute, London University and Consultant Physician, Royal Brompton and National Heart Hospital, London; Robert Evan Kendell, Chief Medical Officer, Scottish Home and Health Department and Professor of Psychiatry, Edinburgh University; Chengi Kuo, Professor of Marine Technology, Department of Ship and Marine Technology, Strathclyde University; Gerald Antony Lincoln, Senior Non-clinical Scientist, Centre for Reproductive Biology, Edinburgh; John Joseph McCutheon, Professor of Actuarial Studies, Department of Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics, Heriot-Watt University; Brian Makin, Watson-Watt Professor and Head of Department of Electrical Engineering and Electronics, Dundee University; Howard Sinkinson Marsden, Scientific Staff, Senior Grade, Medical Research Council, Institute of Virology, Glasgow and Honorary Lecturer, Glasgow University; Arthur John Robin Gorell Milner, SERC Senior Research Fellow and Professor, Department of Computer Science, Edinburgh University.

Russell Paterson, Reader in Chemistry, Glasgow University; Gordon David Plotkin, SERC Senior Research Fellow and Professor, Department of Computer Science, Edinburgh University; Felicity Jacqueline Riddy, Professor of English, Department of English, York University; Alistair John Rowan, Architectural Historian, Professor, Heriot-Watt University and Principal, the Edinburgh College of Art; David Harold Saxon, Kelvin Professor of Physics, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Glasgow University; James Archibald Scott, Executive Director, Scottish Financial Enterprise, Edinburgh; Peter Frederick Sharp, Head of Medical Physics Services, Grampian Health Board and the Royal Aberdeen Hospitals NHS Trust, Personal Professor of Medical Physics and Head of Department of Bio-Medical Physics and Bio-Engineering, Aberdeen University; Timothy Lauro Squaire Sprigge, Professor Emeritus and Endowment Fellow, Department of Philosophy, Edinburgh University; David Stevenson, Professor of Scottish History and Chairman of the Department of Scottish History, St Andrews University.

Phillip Charles Thomas, Professor of Agriculture, Glasgow University, Honorary Professor, Edinburgh Unviersity, Principal and Chief Executive, Scottish Agricultural College, Perth; Anthony J. Trewavas, Reader in Botany, Edinburgh University; Lord Younger of Prestwick, Chairman, Royal Bank of Scotland Group, the Royal Bank of Scotland plc, Edinburgh.

Honorary Fellows: Wallace Spencer Pitcher, Emeritus Professor of Geology, Liverpool University; Klaus Friedrich Roth, Emeritus Professor of Mathematics, Imperial College of Science and Technology; Sir John Meurig Thomas, Deputy Pro-Chancellor, University of Wales and Fullerian Professor of Chemistry, the Royal Institution, London.

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