Professor Ghosal named as Royal Society of Edinburgh 2024 Fellow 

Published: 10 April 2024

The Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) has announced Professor Sayantan Ghosal, Adam Smith Chair in Political Economy, as one of this year’s cohort of new Fellows.

Professor Sayantan Ghosal

The Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) has announced Professor Sayantan Ghosal, the Business School's Adam Smith Chair in Political Economy, as one of this year’s cohort of new Fellows. 

Professor Ghosal is among nine University of Glasgow academics covering all four Colleges to achieve the honour in 2024.  

Nominated for their individual excellence in a wide range of fields such as physics, chemistry, informatics, literature, law, social sciences, and business, they will be joining the 1,800 current Fellows of the RSE, Scotland’s National Academy. 

President of the RSE, Professor Sir John Ball PRSE, said: “It is an immense honour to extend a warm welcome to each of our distinguished new Fellows. 

“Individually, they embody exceptional dedication and accomplishment spanning multiple sectors and disciplines. Collectively, they demonstrate a profound commitment and determination to make meaningful contributions through their endeavours. 

“From groundbreaking research that redefines our understanding to the creative pursuits that inspire and enrich our cultural landscape, the RSE proudly embraces the brightest minds, leveraging their unique expertise and perspectives for the betterment of society. 

“As Scotland’s National Academy, we remain committed to mobilising a diverse array of expertise to confront society's most pressing challenges, and I am certain that our new Fellows will prove invaluable assets to the RSE.” 

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. 


First published: 10 April 2024

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