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LSW Statement on Ukraine

The Learned Society of Wales condemns the illegal Russian invasion of Ukraine. This attack against a sovereign nation and the indiscriminate killing of civilians is contrary to the Charter of the United Nations and to international law. It runs counter to every one of our values. We stand in so... Read More

Society Welcomes New Chief Executive

Olivia Harrison has joined the Society as its new Chief Executive, coming from her role as Head of Research, Innovation and Engagement at HEFCW.

Olivia trained and worked as a chartered structural engineer in London before moving into&nb... Read More

Vacancy: Chief Executive

The Learned Society of Wales is looking for a Chief Executive to succeed Martin Pollard, who is leaving the Society in December 2021.

"I am delighted to have this opportunity to speak to you all at the end of my first year as President. First, I would like to reiterate the Society’s warm welcome to all of our new Fellows, and of course to Professor Carby and Sir Michael as our... Read More

Society Writes to Queen Elizabeth

The Learned Society of Wales, a Royal Charter Charity for which the Prince of Wales is patron, has written to Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth, to offer its condolences to her and her family following the death of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh.

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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