The Royal Society @royalsociety The Royal Society is a Fellowship of the world's most eminent scientists and is the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence. May. 09, 2018 2 min read

Announcing our newly elected Fellows - leading scientists from across the world  #RSFellows

Tracy Palmer is a professor of molecular microbiology @dundeeuni & one of the co-discoverers of the bacterial Tat protein secretion system  #RSFellows

Demis Hassabis is the Founder & CEO of @DeepMindAI a neuroscience-inspired AI company which develops general-purpose learning algorithms & uses them to tackle some of the world’s most pressing challenges  #RSFellows

Theoretical physicist, author & broadcaster Jim Al-Khalili is a professor of theoretical physics & chair in the public engagement in science @UniOfSurrey  #RSFellows

Physicist Fabiola Gianotti is the Director-General @CERN & was the project leader of the ATLAS experiment at the time of the discovery of the Higgs boson in 2012  #RSFellows

Computer scientist Peter O’Hearn has made major contributions to the science & engineering of programme correctness & is known for separation logic  #RSFellows

Professor Polly Arnold holds the Crum Brown Chair of Chemistry @EdinburghUni & is an active advocate for inclusion & diversity in #STEM  #RSFellows

Biologist John Speakman is a chair in zoology at the Institute of Biological and Environmental Sciences @aberdeenuni & a ‘1000 talents’ professor at the Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences  #RSFellows

Professor Sheila Rowan is an experimental physicist, director of the Institute for Gravitational Research @UofGlasgow & chief scientific advisor to the Scottish Government  #RSFellows

Elon Musk is an internationally renowned engineer, inventor & entrepreneur. He is CEO & Chief Designer, Space Exploration Technologies Corporation  #RSFellows (Pic: Steve Jurvetson)

Professor Ingrid Scheffer is an Australian clinician-scientist whose work as a paediatric neurologist & epileptologist has transformed understanding of epilepsy  #RSFellows

Palaeontologist Dr Gregory Edgecombe is a leading figure in the study of arthropod evolution & Merit Researcher @NHM_London  #RSFellows

Professor Richard Dixon is a distinguished research professor @UNTsocial & has been a world leader in the field of plant specialized metabolism for over 30 years  #RSFellows

Margaret Brimble is a distinguished professor @AucklandUni where her research programme focuses on the synthesis of bioactive natural products & peptides as potential new medicines  #RSFellows

Graeme Jameson is a laureate professor @Uni_Newcastle. His research led to the introduction of a radical new device, the Jameson Cell, for the recovery of very fine particles, and more recently, a new way of recovering coarse particles  #RSFellows

Dr Judy Hirst is a physical chemist who combines structural, biochemical & chemical techniques to pioneer studies of energy conversion in complex redox enzymes. Hirst is deputy director @MRC_MBU  #RSFellows

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