Headquarters of the Royal Society in Carlton House Terrace in London
Isaac Newton was one of the earliest fellows of the Royal Society, elected in 1672.
Model of the structure of penicillin, by Hodgkin, Oxford, c. 1945
Stephen Hawking was elected a fellow in 1974
Molecular model of penicillin by Hodgkin, c. 1945
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Molecular structure of vitamin B12, as established by Hodgkin
Bill Bryson was elected an Honorary Member in 2013
Order of Merit insignia of Dorothy Hodgkin, displayed in the Royal Society, London
David Attenborough was elected a fellow in 1983, under former statute 12
Brian Cox, a professor of physics, was elected a fellow of the Royal Society in 2016 having previously held a Royal Society University Research Fellowship (URF) from 2005 to 2013

It has been awarded to many eminent scientists throughout history, including Isaac Newton (1672), Michael Faraday (1824), Charles Darwin (1839), Ernest Rutherford (1903), Srinivasa Ramanujan (1918), Albert Einstein (1921), Paul Dirac (1930), Winston Churchill (1941), Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar (1944), Dorothy Hodgkin (1947), Alan Turing (1951), Lise Meitner (1955) and Francis Crick (1959).

- Fellow of the Royal Society

By then she had been married for 12 years, given birth to three children and been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS).

- Dorothy Hodgkin
Headquarters of the Royal Society in Carlton House Terrace in London

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Broad concept whose exact meaning depends on context.

Broad concept whose exact meaning depends on context.

These are often shortened to the name of the programme or organization, e.g. Dorothy Hodgkin Fellow rather than Dorothy Hodgkin Research Fellow, except where this might cause confusion with another fellowship, (e.g. Royal Society University Research Fellowship.

Fellowships of this type can be awarded as a title of honor in their own right, e.g. the Fellowship of the Royal Society (FRS).