Academia Sinica (Taiwan, Republica of China) held its biennial Convocation of Academicians from July 2 to July 5 culminating in the announcement of the 2012 list of Academicians on July 5, 2012. Professor Alice Chang was one of 20 new Academicians and 1 Honorary Academician that were elected. Further information, including the full list of new Academicians, can be found at the Academia Sinica website.