Archive for the ‘Policy’ Category

Talented Women for a Successful Wales – Report

A new report commissioned by Welsh Government and published today on International Women’s Day (March 8) seeks to find ways to encourage more girls and women in Wales to study STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects and pursue careers in the science sector. The report – entitled ... Read More

HEFCW CUTS – LSW Response: Western Mail, 11 February

Back in January 2015, the Learned Society of Wales’s (LSW) submission to the Diamond Review committee predicted that without significant change to the growing and un-controlled current fee‐grant support leaving Wales, there would be less central funding available to support important... Read More

Proposed HEFCW Budget Cuts 2016/17

The Society was actively involved in efforts to overturn the proposed cut to the HEFCW budget. The President wrote to the First Minister, Minister for Economy, Science and Transport and the Minister for Education (Read More

Evidence by President to Lords’ Science and Technology Committee

On 12 January 2016, Sir Emyr Jones Parry, President of the Society appeared in front of the Science and Technology Committee of the House of Lords, to give evidence to the inquiry on the Relationship between EU Membership and the Effectiveness of UK Science.