The expertise of Society’s Fellows is highlighted in our response to a Parliamentary enquiry on how to combat the spread of misinformation.... Read More
Archive for the ‘Policy’ Category
Bold Thinking Can Drive Forward Welsh Innovation
Wales must develop a distinctive narrative about innovation in Wales, says the Learned Society of Wales.
The comments come inRead More
Contribute your expertise to Senedd’s ‘Areas of Research Interest’
The Senedd’s ‘Areas of Research Interest’ initiative seeks evidence or insight on topics that its committees are exploring.
The focus for now is on: Read More
Shaping Wales’ Future: Wales’s Global Footprint and National Milestones Consultation
The Society was invited last autumn to comment on a set of proposed national indicators and milestones to 'measure our nation’s progress'.
Tertiary Education and Research Bill (Wales)
Over the last few months, the Tertiary Education and Research Bill (Wales) has been the main focus for our policy work.... Read More
Learned Society of Wales response to cuts to funding of research supported by Official Development Assistance (ODA) and Horizon association uncertainty
The Society is disappointed by the cuts announced by the UK Government to the ODA-funded budget for Research and Development, and the continuing uncertainty around the funding of Horizon Europe association.
Professor Hywel Thomas, Presi... Read More
UK Government Student Number Controls – comment
Today the Learned Society of Wales, the Royal Irish Academy and the Royal Society of Edinburgh have issued a statement in response to the UK Government’s recent announcement on controlled numbers for English domiciled students, in England and in the devolved administrations.
Proposed UK government research and innovation funding should, at the very least, equal the sum of existing expenditure from all sources following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU, a new report recommends.<!... Read More
Confronting Covid-19: UKRI seeks ideas
UK Research & Innovation (UKRI) has invited proposals for short-term projects to address the Covid-19 crisis.
Projects that address the health, social, economic and environmental impacts of the outbreak will all be considered for support.... Read More
Professor Alan Guwy: Energy, Environment, and Sustainability
To mark the announcement of our 2019 cohort of Fellows, earlier this year we invited some of those elected to reflect on their career to date.
Below, you can find details of one such Fellow.