Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society

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Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society (FRAS)
Entrance to the Royal Astronomical Society 2.jpg
Entrance to the Royal Astronomical Society headquarters
Location London
No. of Fellows ~3800 as of 2016[1]
Website www.ras.org.uk/membership

Fellowship of the Royal Astronomical Society (FRAS) is a fellowship granted to individuals whose application is approved by the Royal Astronomical Society (RAS).[2]

Fellowship[edit]

As of 2016 there were around 3,800 Fellows,[1] about half being PhD-level professional scientists; a quarter postgraduate researchers or retired scientists; and the remainder amateur scientists and undergraduates.[2] Around a third of Fellows are based outside the United Kingdom.[2] Fellows are entitled to use the post-nominal letters FRAS.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Anon (2015). "Yvonne Elsworth (FRAS) elected a Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS)". ras.org.uk. 
  2. ^ a b c d Anon (2016). "Membership and fellowship of the Royal Astronomical Society". ras.org.uk. London. Archived from the original on 2016-11-06.