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Professor Hywel Thomas Re-Elected as Society President

Professor Hywel Thomas CBE FREng FRS FLSW MAE has been elected President of the Learned Society of Wales for a second three-year term, following a ballot of Fellows.

Professor Thomas became President in May 2020, shortly after the Covid pand... Read More

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

Learned Society of Wales Announces Departure of Chief Executive

The Learned Society of Wales today announced that Martin Pollard, Chief Executive, will leave the charity on 3rd December 2021. A search for a new Chief Executive will begin. The Learned Society of Wales will continue to focus on its schedule of events over the autumn and the annual process of electing its new Fe... Read More