Three members of Edinburgh Infectious Diseases elected to the Royal Society of Edinburgh

We are delighted to announce that three members of Edinburgh Infectious Diseases are among the 56 new Fellows elected to The Royal Society of Edinburgh today.

Professor David Gray, Head of the School of Biological Sciences; Clare Blackburn, Professor of Tissue Stem Cell Biology, and Sue Welburn, Professor of Medical and Veterninary Molecular Epidemmiology, and Director of the Global Health Academy, are three of ten new Fellows elected at the University of Edinburgh.

L to R:  New Fellows Clare Blackburn, David Gray, Sue Welburn and Dorothy Miell

The Royal Society of Edinburgh has also highlighted several new Fellows who are notable not only for their individual successes, but also as inspirational figures for young women who want to excel in their chosen profession.  Among them is Professor Dorothy Miell, who is Head of the College of Humanitites and Social Science at the University of Edinburgh, and is an influential member of the Edinburgh Infectious Diseases strategic board.

Many congratulations to all!

See below for a complete list of all the new Fellows at the Univeristy of Edinburgh

  • BLACKBURN, (Catherine) Clare. BSc(Edin), PhD(ICL).
    • Professor of Tissue Stem Cell Biology, University of Edinburgh
  • BORTHWICK, Alistair George Liam. BEng, PhD(Liv), MA, DSc(Oxon). FICE, CEng, Eur Ing, FEANI.
    • Professor of Applied Hydrodynamics, University of Edinburgh
  • CHAMBERS, Ian Paul. BSc(Strath), PhD(Glas). Memb EMBO.
    • Professor of Pluripotent Stem Cell Biology, University of Edinburgh
  • COCKELL, Charles Seaton. BSc(Bristol), DPhil(Oxon). FRAS, FRGS, FBIS, Elected For Fel Explorers Club of New York.
    • Professor of Astrobiology, University of Edinburgh
  • GRAY, David. BSc(Swansea), MSc, PhD(Bham). HonMembBSI
    • Head of the School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh
  • LIDDLE, Andrew Robert. BSc, PhD(Glas). FInstP, FRAS.
  • Professor of Theoretical Astrophysics, University of Edinburgh
  • MIELL, Dorothy Evelyn. BSc, PhD(Lanc). CPsychol, FBPsS, Memb Society for Education and Music Psychology Research. 
    • Professor of Social Psychology, Head of the College of Humanities and Social Science, and Vice-Principal, University of Edinburgh
  • POLLARD, Jeffrey William. BSc(Sheff), PhD(Lond). FAAAS.
    • Professor of Resilience Biology and Director MRC/University of Edinburgh Centre for Reproductive Health, University of Edinburgh
  • SHEIKH, Aziz. OBE. BSc, MB BS(UCL), MSc(LSHTM), MD(Lond), DRCOG, DCH, MRCP, DFFP, MRCGP. FRCGP, FRCP, FRCP(Ed)
    • Professor of Primary Care Research & Development, University of Edinburgh
  • WELBURN, Susan Christina. BSc, PhD(Bristol). FSoB, Memb British Society for Parasitology, Assoc. European College of Veterinary Parasitology, Fellow Royal Society of Tropical Medicine.
    • Professor of Medical and Veterinary Molecular Epidemiology, Director, Global Health Academy and Vice-Principal Global Access, University of Edinburgh

Click here for the list of all new Fellows

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