We are delighted to report that Hiranya Peiris has been elected to serve on the Royal Astronomical Society Council as Vice President (Astronomy) in the 2016 RAS elections.

Hiranya Peiris

Hiranya (who was also promoted to Professor of Astrophysics in the Astrophysics Group in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at UCL last year) says:

“I will aim to be a strong advocate for an inclusive Society that represents and supports the interests of the full range of demographics of its membership, and especially that of junior researchers.”


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