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Royal Society of Edinburgh elects Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell as new President

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The outstanding astrophysicist and prominent science communicator Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell DBE, FRS, FRSE as the new President – elect of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE). The election follows a ballot of all RSE Fellows whichsaw an overwhelming response in favour of her nomination. She will succeed the current President, Sir John Arbuthnott MRIA, PRSE, in October.

For more information please see the press release on the RSE website. We at the Young Academy of Scotland would like to welcome the new president and wish her all the best in role at the RSE.