Archive for the ‘Policy’ Category

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.

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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

LSW collaborates with the British Academy on Childhood project

On 25 June 2019 we co-hosted a British Academy Roundtable at the University of South Wales. The workshop was held to review a draft policy document that has been drawn up as a part of the British Academy’s Childhood Project, which seeks to review the policy landscape across the UK in terms of how UK and devolved g... Read More

Net-zero carbon Wales 2040: A vision of the future

On 25 March 2019, we held a workshop with the Royal Society entitled “Net-zero Carbon Wales 2040: A vision of the future”. The event brought together expertise from academia, government and industry to consider how science and the assets of Wales could be harnessed to develop the country as a world leader in low... Read More

ALLEA, EUA and Science Europa statement

The European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities (ALLEA), the European University Association (EUA) and Science Europe issued a joint statement on 10 April on the urgent need to back commitments to academic freedom and university autonomy with solid actions. At the Learned Society of Wales we’re com... Read More