The Royal Society of Edinburgh recognises, supports and mobilises expertise from across academia, business and public service for the benefit of Scotland and the wider world. Our Fellows from academia, business and public service are among the most distinguished in their fields.
We engage and connect nationally and internationally to share knowledge and tackle the most pressing challenges of the modern world. As Scotland’s National Academy, we provide independent expert advice to government and inspire the next generation of innovative thinkers.
Awards designed to support new and existing community-led research projects that promote the health of individuals through fostering healthy environments and communities, and enabling access to healthy foods.
SAPHIRE is a grant with the aim of enhancing the existing international research partnerships between Scottish universities and partners in Australia, India, Indonesia, Japan, Pakistan, New Zealand, Singapore, and South Korea.
RSE International Bilateral Visits facilitate the collaboration between researchers from Scotland and those based in international institutions within countries with academies with which the RSE has a formal Memorandum of Understanding.
Building on its recent advice paper on the Just Transition Commission interim report, the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) has prepared a submission to the Scottish Parliament Environment, Climate Change, and Land Reform Committee’s call for evidence on a green recovery from COVID-19.
The Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) has prepared a submission to the Scottish Parliament Environment, Climate Change, and Land Reform Committee’s call for evidence on the environmental aspects of the UK Withdrawal from the EU (Continuity) (Scotland) Bill.
With Scotland committed to increasingly ambitious action against climate change and with the transport sector in the midst of another technological revolution, the time is right to re-evaluate Scotland’s transport system to ensure it is ?t to meet these challenges and deliver high quality, modern services.
As part of the RSE investigates… conservation series, Professor Christian Rutz FRSE will explain how he helped launch a global research consortium to investigate changes in animal movement patterns during pandemic lockdowns.
As part of the RSE investigates… conservation series, Dr Helen Senn will speak on ‘Returning the wildcat to Scotland – why it will take a community to save a species’ and will outline the steps taken over the last decade to place the wildcat back on a path to recovery.
Professor Roger Crofts argues that the environment is our shared responsibility and highlights challenges post-Brexit: declining standards, political influences, and the need for unified action. We must talk early, talk often, and collaborate globally to protect our planet.
Dr Moriba Jah, a space environmentalist, highlights Scotland’s potential to lead in space environmentalism and sustainability, emphasising the importance of addressing space debris and promoting sustainable practices.
The Summer 2023 edition of ReSourcE presents an exploration of the RSE’s connections on the global stage through our international partnerships, Corresponding Fellows, and wider network across multiple disciplines – demonstrating how Scotland’s expertise can be harnessed to make a positive impact on the world.
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