Professor Sir John Ball elected new president of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
5 Nov 2021
ICMS offers warmest congratulations to our good friend Professor Sir John Ball, FRS, FRSE on the news of his election to the role of President of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Sir John takes office in April 2022.
Of his appointment Sir John said, "The Royal Society of Edinburgh, with its long history and tradition, is one of the great institutions of Scotland, and it plays a vital role both in supporting intellectual life and providing expert and impartial advice to society at large. To be elected President is both an honour and a challenge, and I look forward to working with the Fellows and professional staff of the Society as it moves forward.”
John Ball has a long association with ICMS having been involved with the inception of the Centre in 1989, taking a leading role as the first chair of the Steering Group that started ICMS off. He is also a very active and dedicated member of our Programme Committee. Professor Ball is a regular visitor to ICMS and has organised numerous workshops and events over the years.
Further details can be found on the RSE website