Enlightening the Constitutional Debate
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4 Jun 2013
This two-day workshop, to be held at the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) is being organised by the RSE in partnership with the French Embassy, in association with the SuperGen UK Centre for Marine Energy Research and with the participation of France Energies Marines. It will provide an opportunity for scientists, engineers and stakeholders to share experience, best practice and views in research, development, demonstration and deployment of arrays of tidal and wave energy converters in the UK and in France, and to generally raise awareness of French and British science.
14 Jun 2013
The human population is expected to reach 9 billion sometime around 2050. Given that even at present around 1 billion people don't have enough to eat, how can the world grow enough food to feed 9 billion? Professor Margaret Gill will illustrate the many factors which affect the availability of food and give suggestions on what each of us can do to help ensure that 9 billion people can indeed be fed.
The RSE Education Committee and the Learned Societies Group on Scottish Science Education have responded to the GTCS proposals for teacher education entry requirements.
The Royal Society of Edinburgh would like to congratulate our Fellows who have been recognised by the Royal Society for their achievements in their field of research.
The RSE has prepared a briefing paper to inform a Scottish Parliamentary debate on energy policy.