Professor Hazel Hall admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

Date posted

18 May 2017

Professor Hazel Hall was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) by RSE President Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell at a ceremony at the RSE headquarters at George Street, Edinburgh on Monday 15th May.

The RSE brings together distinguished individuals from the arts, business, science and technology and academia worlds to advance learning and knowledge in Scottish public life. The breadth of the Fellowship – which includes over 1600 individuals from the UK and abroad – enables the RSE to provide a wide range of leadership and expertise.

New Fellows are admitted to the RSE following a rigorous five-stage nomination and election process.

Also elected in 2017 are Val McDermid, James Naughtie, Professor Iain Stewart and Kirsty Wark. HRH The Duke of Cambridge also joins the cohort as a Royal Honorary Fellow.

For further information about Professor Hall's election to the Fellowship and RSE New Fellows' Induction Day 2017, please see the post on Hazel Hall's blog ( at