RMS sad to learn of death of Dr Helen Laird OBE

Former Trustee was well respected by colleagues

The RMS is sad to report the recent death of Dr Helen Laird, at the age of 89.

A prominent and well respected member of the society, Helen was Chair of the EM Section in the mid 1980s, and also an RMS Trustee and Council member during this time.

Helen was awarded an OBE for her services to the Girl Guide Movement. She was an inspiring leader and role model to girls and young women across the world, as well as a great help to younger scientists.

Dr Helen Laird died on 18 April, 2020, four days after her 89th birthday.

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