Lancaster Physicist elected Vice-President of the Royal Astronomical Society
Congratulations to Professor Jim Wild (Space Plasma Environment and Radio Science Group) who has been elected as a Vice-President of the Royal Astronomical Society.
The Society - founded in 1820 and based in Burlington House, Piccadilly - encourages and promotes the study of astronomy, solar-system science, geophysics and closely related branches of science. As well as organising scientific meetings and publishing international research and review journals, the society recognises outstanding achievements by the award of medals and prizes. It also supports education through grants and outreach activities and represents UK astronomy nationally and internationally.
Jim, who has previously served as a member of RAS Council, will serve a two year term as a Vice-President for Geophysics, representing the fields of geophysics, planetary sciences, solar-terrestrial physics.
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