Peter Higgs collects Nobel Prize
Professor Peter Higgs
CH FRSE, received his Nobel Prize in Physics in Stockholm on Tuesday
10 December 2013.
The Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh extend their “heartfelt congratulations to one of our own, who has rightly received the highest of scientific accolades”.
Supporting the Work of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
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Throughout our history individuals have made monetary contributions to aid the work of the RSE and their generosity and commitment has so often allowed us to plan for the future with greater security and flexibility. Earlier this year we launched the New Enlightenment Fund and you can read more about the fund and how you can support it here
The Good Friday Agreement Fifteen Years on - Plateau or Platform for Consolidating Peace in the European Union?
16 Dec 2013
Mary McAleese HonFRSE, Former President of Ireland, will be delivering this year's MacCormick European Lecture. WAITING LIST - You are welcome to come along on the evening as there may be seats available, however, we cannot guarantee this.
10 Feb 2014
Joint Annual SCRR Peter Wilson Lecture: Dr Alan Belward from the Land Resource Management Unit at the European Commission introduces some of the policies that impact global land-use and highlights the role of Earth-imaging satellites in responding to these.
The summary report of a joint RSE and Scottish Environment LINK discussion forum on biodiversity is now available.
An interim report of the RSE's Inquiry "Spreading the benefits of digital participation" has been published for consultation.
Many of our prizes and fellowships are now open for applications.