The Royal Society of Edinburgh

We are an independent educational charity committed to providing public benefit throughout Scotland by supporting the advancement of learning and useful knowledge.

Established by Royal Charter in 1783, we are unique in the UK as our 1600-strong Fellowship includes experts from a broad spectrum of disciplines such as science & technology, arts, humanities, social science, business and public service. Our activities include leading on major inquiries, informing public policy, funding leading researchers, working internationally and delivering events to inspire knowledge and learning.

We are an independent educational charity committed to providing public benefit throughout Scotland by supporting the advancement of learning and useful knowledge.

Established by Royal Charter in 1783, we are unique in the UK as our 1600-strong Fellowship includes experts from a broad spectrum of disciplines such as science & technology, arts, humanities, social science, business and public service. Our activities include leading on major inquiries, informing public policy, funding leading researchers, working internationally and delivering events to inspire knowledge and learning.

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