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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

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

ALLEA, EUA and Science Europa statement

The European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities (ALLEA), the European University Association (EUA) and Science Europe issued a joint statement on 10 April on the urgent need to back commitments to academic freedom and university autonomy with solid actions. At the Learned Society of Wales we’re com... Read More

2018 International Symposium

We were delighted to host the third Learned Society of Wales International Symposium at Magdalene College, Cambridge from 11 to 13 September. Focusing on The Ethics of Sustainable Prosperity for All, the event was attended by 57 participants, including 11 Fellows and guests from South Africa, Australia and Swe... Read More

Skills and Diversity Audit (All Wales)

The Learned Society of Wales recognises and values diversity and the different perspectives that people from different backgrounds bring to its work and its contribution to Wales. In June 2017, The Appointments, Governance and Nominations Committee recommended commissioning a wide review of the society’s work focu... Read More