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Nominations invited for President and council members of the RAS

Last Updated on Friday, 07 November 2014 12:20
Published on Wednesday, 05 November 2014 10:18

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, including the role of President, for terms begining in May 2015. Please consider standing or nominating a colleague for one of these posts:

  • President Elect*
  • Vice President × 2 (one A, one G)
  • Councillor × 5 (one A, one G, and three A or G)

* One year as President Elect, followed by two years as President.

'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 nomination forms to the Executive Secretary by Friday 28 November 2014.