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Christine Bell appointed Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

The RSE, Scotland’s National Academy, today announces the addition of 62 new Fellows from the worlds of business, science, creative arts, health, technology, law, public engagement and international development.


The Global Justice Academy is delighted that Professor Christine Bell has been recognised for her world-leading achievements in the field of the law and peace-building, including as Director of the Political Settlements Research Programme.


The RSE writes:


Professor Bell's projects have had a major impact on peace negotiations, and have helped reframe the relationship between international and constitutional law in negotiations.

We offer our warm congratulations to Christine on this achievement and recognition.


About the Royal Society of Edinburgh

The new Fellows join an existing Fellowship of over 1600 individuals who give their time and expertise for free to support the RSE in delivering its mission of ‘knowledge made useful’.


RSE delivers on that mission through:


  • inspiring and supporting young talent through a wide-ranging programme of research grants and awards;
  • engaging the public across Scotland on key contemporary issues through its outreach programme RSE@ and a wide-ranging programme of public events;
  • providing impartial advice and expertise to inform policy and practice through in-depth examination of major issues and providing expert comment on topical matters - promoting Scotland’s interests overseas through building relationships with sister academies across the world and facilitating research collaborations.