The following have been elected:
Martin Bennett, professorial fellow at the Research School of chemistry, Australian National University.
Iain Campbell, professor of structural studies, University of Oxford.
Johnson Cann, professor and head of department of earth sciences, University of Leeds.
Keith Chater, group leader and deputy head of department of genetics, John Innes centre, Norwich.
Francis Corrigan, professor of mathematics, University of Durham.
Edward Davies, professor of mathematics, King's College London.
Graham Dixon-Lewis, emeritus professor, University of Leeds.
Richard Ellis, Plumian professor of astronomy, University of Cambridge.
Graham Farquhar, leader of the environmental biology group, Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University.
Jeffrey Harborne, emeritus professor of botany, University of Reading.
Julia Higgins, professor of polymer science, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine.
Jonathan Howard, professor of cell genetics, Institute for Genetics, University of Cologne.
Antony Jameson, James S. McDonnell distinguished university professor of aerospace engineering, University of Princeton.
Jack Kaplan, professor and chair of biochemistry amd molecular biology, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland.
Gurdev Khush, head of plant breeding, genetics and biochemistry program, International Rice Research Institute, Manila.
Anthony Ledwith, head of group research, Pilkington Technology Centre.
Frank Leslie, professor of mathematics, University of Strathclyde.
Christopher Marshall, Gibb life fellow of the Cancer Research Campaign, Chester Beatty Laboratories, London.
Robin Marshall, professor of experimental physics, University of Manchester.
Paul Mason, director of research, Meteorological Office, Bracknell.
David Miller, head of advanced photonics research department AT&T Bell Laboratories, New Jersey.
Richard North, principal scientist, Glaxo Institute for Molecular Biology, Geneva.
Timothy Pedley, professor of applied mathematics, University of Leeds.
Geoffrey Pert, professor of computational physics, University of York.
Keith Peters, Regius professor of physics, University of Cambridge.
Jeremy Pickett-Heaps, professor of botany, University of Melbourne.
Richard Roberts, director of research, New England Biolabs, Massachussetts.
Joseph Rotblat, formerly professor of physics at St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical School.
Jeremy Sanders, reader in chemistry, University of Cambridge.
Robert Simmons, honorary director of the Medical Research Council Muscle and Cell Motility Unit and professor of biophysics at King's College, London.
Ian Smith, Mason professor of chemistry, University of Birmingham.
Peter Sneath, emeritus professor of clinical microbiology, University of Leicester.
Laszlo Solymar, professor of applied electromagnetism, University of Oxford.
Roger Tayler, professor of astronomy and director of the astronomy centre, University of Sussex.
Richard Taylor, reader in the department of pure mathematics and mathematical statistics, University of Cambridge.
Shirley Tilghman, Howard A. Prior professor of life sciences, Princeton University.
John Walker, research scientist, Medical Research Council Laboratory of molecular biology, Cambridge.
Stephen West, principal scientist, Imperial Cancer Research Fund, Clare Hall Laboratories.
Colin Windsor, senior scientist, National NDT Centre, AEA Technology, Didcot.
Andrew Wyllie, professor of experimental pathology, University of Edinburgh medical school.
Ugo Fano, emeritus professor of physics, University of Chicago.
Salome Gluecksohn-Waelsch, professor at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York.
Rita Levi-Montalcini, professor of neurobiology at CNR Institute of Neurobiology, Rome.
Calvin Quate, Leland T. Edwards professor of engineering, Stanford University.
John Wheeler, Joseph Henry professor physics emeritus, Princeton University.
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