Eight RSE Fellows are on the New Year Honours list 2024 to mark their extraordinary achievements and services.
Congratulations to the following Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, who have been recognised in the 2024 New Year Honours list for their extraordinary contributions and service to people across the UK.
Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire
- Professor Sir James (Jim) Rufus McDonald GBE FRSE, President, Royal Academy of Engineering
For services to engineering, to education and to energy.
Commander of the Order of the British Empire
- Professor Kenneth John Falconer CBE FRSE, Professor of Mathematics, University of St Andrews
For services to mathematics.
- Professor Andrew Lee Hopkins CBE FRSE, Chief Executive Officer, Exscientia
For services to science and to innovation.
- Dame Judith Weir CBE HonFRSE, Master of the King’s Music.
For services to music.
- Professor Peter Michael Hollingsworth CBE FRSE, Director of Science and Deputy Keeper, Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh
For services to botanical science.
Officer of the Order of the British Empire
- Professor Mark Logan OBE FRSE, Chief Entrepreneurial Adviser to the Scottish Government
For services to the economy.