This section contains latest press releases about the Society's activities.
Latest press releases
14 Jun 2013
Sir Paul Nurse, President of the Royal Society, responds to a statement from the G8 science ministers, which was issued following the first joint ministers and science academies meeting to be held under the G8.
12 Jun 2013
The Royal Society will play host today to the first ever G8 joint science ministers and national science academies meeting.
06 Jun 2013
Following their joint statement criticising the use of academic cover in the making of the recent BBC Panorama programme on North Korea, and the possible consequent risks to academic researchers elsewhere, the Presidents of the British Academy and Royal Society met this week with the corporation’s new Director-General, Lord Hall.
20 May 2013
The Government’s spending decisions for the financial year 2015-16 provide an important opportunity to strengthen the role of research and innovation as drivers of UK growth and competitiveness, according to the UK’s four national academies, including the Royal Society.
03 May 2013
Pioneers of the Internet, computing, climate modelling and virtual surgery are just some of the experts who have been announced as new Fellows of the Royal Society today (3 May 2013).
26 Apr 2013
The Royal Society, the UK’s national academy of science, has announced the appointment of 27 new Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award holders.