Our Mission and Aims

The mission of the Society is to promote excellence and scholarship, inspire learning and benefit the nation.

To achieve this mission, our main aims are to:

  • celebrate and recognise excellence in all scholarly disciplines and more widely
  • champion excellent research and researchers, catalyse ambition and inspire researchers, youth and society more generally
  • promote the advancement of learning, scholarship and education and their dissemination and application
  • act as an independent source of expert advice and to influence public discussion on matters affecting the research, scholarship, economy, languages and well-being of Wales and its people