The Royal Academy recently elected 15 new members for its Class of Natural Sciences. As of May 2022, the following scientists have been admitted:

National members: 

• Associate Professor Eline Lorenzen, the GLOBE Institute, University of Copenhagen

• Professor Leif Katsuo Oxenløwe, Department of Photonics Engineering, Technical University of Denmark

• Adjunct Professor and Zoological Director Mads Frost Bertelsen, Copenhagen ZOO

• Professor Merete Bilde, Department of Chemistry, Aarhus University

• Professor N. Asger Mortensen, Mads Clausen Institute, University of Southern Denmark

• Professor Ronnie Nøhr Glud, Department of Biology, University of Southern Denmark

• Professor Signe Normand, Ecoinformatics & Biodiversity, Department of Biology, Aarhus University

• Professor Susanne Bødker, Department of Computer Science, Aarhus University

• Professor Tine Jess, Department of Clinical Medicine, Aalborg University

International members:

• Professor and Director General Edith Heard, European Molecular Biology Laboratory

• Professor Jan Hesthaven, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne 

• Professor Melissa Little, Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Stem Cell Medicine, reNEW Copenhagen, University of Copenhagen

• Professor Rasmus Nielsen, Department of Integrative Biology and Statistics, University of California, Berkeley 

• Professor Serge Belongie, Department of Computer Science, University of Copenhagen

• Professor Staffan Persson, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, University of Copenhagen

The next election of members will take place in 2023, when the Royal Academy will elect new members for the Humanities and Social Sciences Class. 

Please direct any questions regarding election procedures etc. to Program Consultant Trine Hagerup at or +45 3149 2316