Prof Brenda Yeoh elected to the Fellowship of the British Academy
Professor Brenda Yeoh from the Department of Geography at the NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has been elected into the British Academy, the United Kingdom’s national academy for the humanities and social sciences. Prof Yeoh is the only scholar from Singapore to join an illustrious list of 84 new Fellows.
The British Academy elects up to 52 outstanding UK-based scholars of the humanities and social sciences each year. In addition to this, it also elects overseas scholars as Corresponding Fellows. This year, 29 such scholars were elected from universities in the United States, Australia, India, Russia, Italy, France, Singapore, Poland, China, Turkey, Germany, Canada, Sweden, the Republic of Ireland and Hungary.