URFs become FRS

  title={URFs become FRS},
  author={Alan Hugh Cook},
  journal={Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London},
  pages={409 - 411}
  • A. Cook
  • Published 22 September 2000
  • Geology
  • Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London
Three of the new Fellows elected to The Royal Society in 1999 had previously held Royal Society University Research Fellowships (RSURFs). They were not, in fact, the first Fellows of the Society to have held RSURFs, for Richard Borcherds was elected in 1994 and Jean Beggs in 1998, but the election of three in the same year is sufficiently notable to be recorded in Notes and Records as a journal of record for the Society. The RSURF scheme continues to achieve its aim of affording opportunities…