Archive for the ‘Society News’ Category

President’s Address 2020

Sir Emyr Jones-Parry's six-year tenure as President of the Learned Society of Wales ended at its AGM on 20th May, 2020.

He made his final address at the meeting, reflecting on the Society's achievements since it was formed a decade ago, its a... Read More

Lockdown Learner Challenge

Today we launch a competition for year 11 and year 13 learners to help motivate their learning during lockdown

The Learned Society of Wales, the national academy for arts and sciences, celebrates its tenth birthday this month... Read More

Raising the international profile of your Society

Our General Secretary, Alan Shore, recently represented the Society at a meeting of the world’s learned academies in Philadelphia. Below you can read about his trip.

The Future of Learned Academies by Alan Shore

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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

Learned Society of Wales welcomes 48 New Fellows

Forty-eight individuals have joined us at the Learned Society of Wales as newly elected Fellows. Our new Fellows have contributed to the world of learning as researchers, academics, and professionals – and all come with a strong connection to Wales. As Wales’ National Academy, at the Learned Society of Wales we... Read More

LSW Chief Executive shortlisted for Wales’ national leadership awards

Martin Pollard – formerly Chief Executive of the Welsh Centre for International Affairs, now Chief Executive at the Learned Society of Wales – has been named a finalist in this year’s Leading Wales Awards. The 2018 Leading Wales Awards (Wales’ long-established and only dedicated leadership awards) in associa... Read More