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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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Lowri Cunnington Wynn wins the Gwerddon Prize

Dr Lowri Cunnington Wynn of Aberystwyth University’s Department of Law and Criminology was this year’s recipient of the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlathol’s Gwerddon Prize. The prize was awarded during the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol reception at the Eisteddfod Genedlaethol on Wednesday 7 August.Read More

The Society at the Eisteddfod Genedlaethol

This year’s national Eisteddfod is taking place 3-10 August. The Maes this year is Llanrwst in Conwy County. The Society is hosting and supporting events throughout the Eisteddfod, which you can read about below. A number of our Fellows are also getting involved with the Eisteddfod in various ways, which are outline... Read More

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

Net-zero carbon Wales 2040: A vision of the future

On 25 March 2019, we held a workshop with the Royal Society entitled “Net-zero Carbon Wales 2040: A vision of the future”. The event brought together expertise from academia, government and industry to consider how science and the assets of Wales could be harnessed to develop the country as a world leader in low... 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