Fellow: Heddle
Elected: 2024
Discipline: Language, Literature and History
Professor Donna Heddle
Professor and Director of the Institute for Northern Studies, University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)
Donna is Head of Research Environment and Culture at the University of the Highlands and Islands, Professor in Northern Heritage, and also director of UHI’s Institute for Northern Studies. Her research interests include Scottish, Norse, Northern and Arctic language and literature, Scottish cultural history, and cultural tourism. She has won awards for course development and design. She served as UHI’s acting Vice Principal (Research and Impact) in 2021-22. She is currently a Trustee of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland and of Sir Sean Connery’s Scottish International Education Trust and a member of the RSE’s North West Advisory Board.