Hooke Committee

This committee's role is to make suggestions for the Society's programme of scientific meetings.

  • Professor Richard Morris FMedSci FRS
  • Professor John Pethica FRS
    Ex-officio (Physical Secretary)
  • Professor Jean Thomas FRS
    Ex-officio (Biological Secretary)
  • Professor David Garner FRS
    Ex-officio (Editor of Philosophical Transactions A)
  • Professor Linda Partridge FRS
    Ex-officio (Editor of Philosophical Transactions B)
  • Professor Dianne Edwards FRS
    Ex-officio (Chair of Research Fellows International Seminars Selection Panel)
  • Sir John Bell FMedSci HonFREng FRS
  • Professor Jennifer Clack FRS
  • Professor Eleanor Dodson FRS
  • Professor Adrian Hilton
  • Professor George Kalmus FRS
  • Dr Kristine Krug
  • Dr Janet Lovett
  • Professor Georgina Mace FRS
  • Professor Gerhard Materlik FRS
  • Professor John McCanny FRS
  • Professor Terence Rabbitts FMedSci FRS
  • Mr Philip Ruffles FREng FRS
  • Professor Azim Surani FMedSci FRS

Our mission

To recognise, promote, and support excellence in science and to encourage the development and use of science for the benefit of humanity.

Our priorities

  • Promoting science and its benefits
  • Recognising excellence in science
  • Supporting outstanding science
  • Providing scientific advice for policy
  • Fostering international and global cooperation
  • Education and public engagement