About Science Scotland
Science Scotland is a publication brought to you by The Royal Society of Edinburgh, with financial support from the Scottish Funding Council and The Scottish Government, and was established in cooperation with British Council Scotland.
The Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) is an educational charity, registered in Scotland. Independent and non-party-political, we are working to provide public benefit throughout Scotland and by means of a growing international programme. The RSE has a peer-elected, multidisciplinary Fellowship of over 1500 men and women who are experts within their fields.
The RSE was created in 1783 by Royal Charter for "the advancement of learning and useful knowledge".
Chair: Professor John Coggins OBE FRSE
Vice-Principal for the Faculties of Biomedical & Life Sciences, Clinical Medicine
and Veterinary Medicine, University of Glasgow
Writer: Peter Barr, firstname.lastname@example.org
Designer: Emma Quinn
Web Design: MTC Media
Production Editor: Jenny Liddell, The Royal Society of Edinburgh
Print: Mackay & Inglis Ltd
ISSN 1743 – 6222 (Science Scotland Print) ISSN 1743 – 6230 (online)
The Royal Society of Edinburgh is Scottish Charity No SC000470