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Nominations invited for Vice Presidents and Councillors of the RAS

Last Updated on Friday, 18 October 2013 15:10
Published on Friday, 18 October 2013 14:26

The RAS Council is the governing body of the Society, consisting of 21 Fellows who are appointed by elections held each year. Council meets six times a year to make decisions on the activities of the Society.

A room whose walls are lined with books, with a large table in the centre, laid out for a committee meetingThe RAS Council Room at Burlington House. Click to enlarge.There are several vacancies now arising on the RAS Council, for terms begining in May 2014. Please consider standing or nominating a colleague for one of these posts:

  • Vice President × 2 (one A, one G)
  • Councillor × 4 (one A, one G, and two A or G)

'A' signifies all areas of astronomy and astrophysics; whilst 'G' covers geophysics, solar-terrestrial physics and planetary sciences.

pdfFull details of the vacancies and the pdfnomination form are available. Please send completed nominations to the Executive Secretary by 29th November 2013.