Definition of corresponding member in English:

corresponding member

noun

  • An honorary member of a learned society who has no voice in the society's affairs, especially one living some distance from its headquarters.

    ‘at the last meeting, 255 academicians and lesser-ranking corresponding members were elected’
    • ‘In 1874 he was elected to the Academy of Sciences as a corresponding member and was elevated to full membership in 1878.’
    • ‘He is a corresponding member of the NAS Committee on Human Rights, a member of the NRC Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate, and a Fellow of the AAAS1.’
    • ‘During this period he spent one year as a visiting professor at the University of Maryland and was honoured by being elected a corresponding member of the Mainz Academy.’
    • ‘By 1789 there were 250 fellows with 50 overseas corresponding members from all over the world, including from St Petersburg, Jamaica, Milan, and Philadelphia.’
    • ‘He is today president emeritus of IISS, a fellow of the British Academy, and a foreign corresponding member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.’
    • ‘In 1816 he was elected a corresponding member of the Paris Academy.’
    • ‘In 1989 he was made an honorary member of the International Society for Folk Narrative Research and he was a corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences in Palermo.’
    • ‘In 1966 I was elected a corresponding member of the USSR Academy of Sciences.’
    • ‘He was elected a corresponding member of the Académie des Sciences in 1839 and a full member in 1851.’
    • ‘Other academies such as those in Berlin and Turin elected him a corresponding member, and in 1845 he became a full member of the Bavarian Academy.’
    • ‘Besides foreign corresponding members, about half were local Tuscan patricians or nobles, and half were non-nobles.’
    • ‘He was a founding fellow of the British Academy, a corresponding member of the French Academy, and held honorary doctorates from the Universities of St Andrews, Oxford, Cambridge and Wales.’
    • ‘In 1879, the year he became a Senator, he received the scientific honour of becoming a corresponding member of the Royal Society of London.’
    • ‘The British Association for Shooting & Conservation is a corresponding member.’
    • ‘He was a senior partner in a silk mercers, a collector of watercolours and a corresponding member of the Royal Academy of Madrid.’
    • ‘An important role was played by the illustrative material; there were reproductions of works by corresponding members of the association from abroad, as well as valuable photographs of the Secession's own exhibitions.’
    • ‘In 1680 he was made a corresponding member of the Royal Society in London, on the recommendation of his friend the Delft physician Regnier de Graaf, himself a distinguished student of anatomy.’
    • ‘After becoming a corresponding member of the Académie des Sciences on 30 July 1900, in the following year he again requested a move from Bordeaux but again it was refused.’
    • ‘He enjoyed many academic honours too, being elected a corresponding member of the Berlin Academy, of the Göttingen Academy, of the St Petersburg Academy, and of the Royal Society of London.’
    • ‘He was elected to the Romanian Academy as a corresponding member in 1946, then as a full member in 1955.’