Archive for the ‘Society News’ Category

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

Learned Society announces new Chief Executive

The Learned Society of Wales is pleased to announce that Martin Pollard has been appointed as its new Chief Executive, with effect from 1 July 2018. Martin is currently Chief Executive of the Welsh Centre for International Affairs (WCIA) and since 2010 has led the charity through an unprecedented period of strategic... Read More

Celebrating collaboration: LSW- Welsh Crucible award

On Thursday 13th June, the first Welsh Crucible/Learned Society of Wales prize was awarded at the Welsh Crucible 2017 Lab 3 in Swansea. Welsh Crucible is a Nesta based programme that supports research-inspired innovation and cross-disciplinary collaboration. Designed to introduce... Read More