The Royal Society regrets to announce the deaths of the following Fellows in 2014
Professor James Alexander Green FRS
26 February 1926 - 07 April 2014 (elected 1987)
Emeritus Professor of Mathematics, University of Warwick
Professor Michael Franz Lappert FRS
31 December 1928 - 28 March 2014 (elected 1979)
Research Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, School of life Sciences, University of Sussex.
University of Sussex obituary
Professor Kenneth Wade FRS
13 October 1932 - 16 March 2014 (elected 1989)
Emeritus Professor of Chemistry, University of Durham.
Professor Iain Donald Campbell FRS
24 April 1941 - 5 March 2014 (elected 1995)
Emeritus Professor, Department of Biochemistry, University of Oxford and Emeritus Research Fellows, St John's College, Oxford.
Lecture: Croonian (2006)
The Guardian: Occam's Corner
Professor Bryan Campbell Clarke FRS
24 June 1932 - 27 February 2014 (elected 1982)
Professor Emeritus of Genetics, Institute of Genetics, University of Nottingham.
Medal: Darwin (2012)
Council service: 1994-1996
Professor Lorna Ann Casselton CBE FRS
18 July 1938 - 13 February 2014 (elected 1999)
Emeritus Professor of Fungal Genetics, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Oxford.
Lecture: Rutherford Memorial (2008), Blackett and Jagdish Chandra Bose (2008)
Council Service: 2001-2003, 2006-2011
Foreign Secretary: 2006-2011
Peter Williams' personal tribute
Sir Diarmuid Downs CBE FREng FRS
23 April 1922 - 12 February 2014 (elected 1985)
Formerly Chairman, Ricardo Consulting Engineers plc
Institution of Mechanical Engineers obituary
Professor Alan Roy Katritzky FRS
18 August 1928 – 10 February 2014 (elected 1980)
Kenan Professor of Organic Chemistry and Director of the Florida Center for Heterocyclic Compounds, University of Florida.
The Gainesville Sun obituary
Professor Gerald Beresford Whitham FRS
13 December 1927 – 26 January 2014 (elected 1965)
Emeritus Professor of Applied Mathematics, California Institute of Technology
Pasadena Star-News obituary
Professor James Francis Tait FRS
1 December 1925 - 2 February 2014 (elected 1959)
Emeritus Professor of Physics as applied to Medicine, University of London and formerly Co-Director, Biophysical Endocrinology Unit, Middlesex General Hospital.