Royal Society of NSW News & Events

Royal Society of NSW News & Events

Society Fellow appointed to International Science Council Committee

Professor Roy MacLeod

The Council of the Royal Society of NSW was delighted to learn that one of its Fellows, Emeritus Professor Roy MacLeod OAM FRSN FASSA FAHA, along with the Hon. Mr Robert French AC FASSA, have been appointed to the International Science Council (ISC) Committee for Freedom and Responsibility in Science for 2022-2025, following their nomination by the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia.

The Committee monitors individual and generic cases of scientists whose freedoms and rights are restricted as a result of carrying out their scientific research, and provides assistance in such cases where its intervention can provide relief and support activities of other relevant actors. The Committee advises the ISC Governing Board on key aspects of its mission to be the global voice for science.

The Society extends is warmest congratulations to both Roy MacLeod and Robert French.

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