Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

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Fellowship of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (FRSE) is an award granted to individuals that the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Scotland judges to be "eminently distinguished in their subject".[1]

Around 50 new fellows are elected each year in March.[1] As of 2016 there are around 1650 Fellows, including 71 Honorary Fellows (HFRSE) and 76 Corresponding Fellows.[1][2]

Fellows are entitled to use the post-nominal letters FRSE.

Examples of fellows include Peter Higgs and Jocelyn Bell Burnell.[1] Previous fellows have included Melvin Calvin, Benjamin Franklin, and James Clerk Maxwell, and James Watt.[3] See the Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh for more examples. A comprehensive biographical list of Fellows from 1783-2002 has been published by the Society (Part I, Part II).

This page was last edited on 12 January 2018, at 00:28 (UTC).
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