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Professor Fiona Mackay elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

The Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) has this week announced the election of 66 new Fellows, including PIR's Professor Fiona Mackay.

She joins other PIR fellows; Professor Christina Boswell, Professor Charlie Jeffrey and Professor James Smith.

The 66 new Fellows will help the RSE to continue to provide independent and expert advice to policymakers, support aspiring entrepreneurs, develop research capacity and leadership, inspire and facilitate learning and engage with the general public through inspiring events.

The RSE, unusual amongst National Academies for its multi-disciplinary approach, continues to strengthen its Fellowship by appointing leading professionals from within the arts, business and public sector as well as within academia.

For a full list of the newly elected fellows, please refer to the relevant RSE Press Release

Fiona Mackay