Honorary Fellows

Hon Fellow Bryson Author Bill Bryson was elected as an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society in 2013.

Honorary Fellowship is intended for those who have given distinguished service to the cause of science, or who have brought great benefits to science, but who do not have the scientific achievements of the kind required of those who could be elected as Fellows or Foreign Members.

Author Bill Bryson was elected as an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society in 2013.
There are currently six Honorary Fellows (their election year is given in brackets):

Bill Bryson [2013]

Melvyn Bragg, Baron Bragg of Wigton [2010]

David Sainsbury, Baron Sainsbury of Turville [2008]

Onora O'Neill, Baroness O'Neill of Bengarve [2007]

Sir Ralph Kohn [2006]

Leonard Wolfson, Baron Wolfson of Marylebone [2005]

Fellowship

Each year up to 52 Fellows and up to 10 Foreign Members may be elected.

Read the biographies of those elected in:
2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010