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The Learned Society of Wales events in November 2021
Free

The Climate Emergency and Social Inequality – Responses from Researchers in Wales

Friday 26 November, at 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Online,
Online conference

If Civic Mission Is the Answer, What Is the Question?

Thursday 25 November, at 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Zoom Webinar,
Free

Imagining History: Wales in Fiction and Fact

Friday 12 November - Saturday 13 November
Online,
Imagined histories in the form of historical fiction, films or television programmes are often at the heart of how we think about our national and personal identities. Histori...
The Learned Society of Wales events in October 2021
Free

Pandemics and More: Learning from Crises

Tuesday 19 October, at 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Online,
How we can learn from history to emerge stronger from our current period of crisis is the subject of a Learned Society of Wales lecture event, featuring Professor Ma...
The Learned Society of Wales events in July 2021

ECR Seminar: Grant Writing Style

Monday 5 July, at 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Zoom,
  Early Career Researchers' Network for Wales   This session will look at the art of grant writing - considerably different from other form...

Medals Award Evening

Thursday 1 July, at 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Online,
Join us to congratulate our Menelaus, Frances Hoggan, Hugh Owen and Dillwyn Medallists:
The Learned Society of Wales events in June 2021

ECR Seminar: Applying for Grants and Top Mistakes

Monday 28 June, at 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Zoom,
  Early Career Researchers' Network for Wales   The session will cover applying for grants at every career stage and include, the different...

Wales Innovation Network Preview

Thursday 24 June, at 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Online,
Universities Wales and the Learned Society of Wales warmly invite you to join us at a preview event for the soon to be established Wales Innovation Network. 
The Learned Society of Wales events in May 2021

Maintaining Mental Health in Academia

Tuesday 11 May, at 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Zoom,
Combatting Impostor Syndrome and Other Challenges Early Career Researchers' Network - free Zoom seminar This session provides guidance on mental health cha...
The Learned Society of Wales events in April 2021
FREE

Our Life in Science: In conversation with Frances Hoggan Medal Winners

Tuesday 27 April, at 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Online,
Ahead of the announcement of our new medallists in May, we are holding a Frances Hoggan medal event on 27 April. Three former recipients of the medal,
FREE

2021 Senedd Elections Science Hustings

Thursday 8 April, at 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Online,
The Learned Society of Wales, Royal Society of Chemistry, Institute of Physics and Royal Society of Biology invite you to the 2021 Senedd Elections Science Hustings
The Learned Society of Wales events in March 2021

Public Engagement Master Class

Tuesday 2 March, at 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Zoom,
Photo by David von Die...
The Learned Society of Wales events in February 2021
Free

The SHAPE of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

Tuesday 9 February, at 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Zoom,
Humanities, Arts and Social Science disciplines teach us to analyse, interpret, create, communicate and collaborate with rigour, clarity and energy ...
The Learned Society of Wales events in November 2020

Through the Language Prism / Trwy Brism Iaith

Monday 23 November 2020 - Wednesday 25 November 2020
Zoom Webinar,
This virtual international symposium will bring together a wide range of people with an academic, cultural and political interest in bilingualism and...
Free

Science Seiat: A Conversation about Science and Technology in Welsh History and Heritage

Wednesday 18 November 2020, at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Online,
What is science to Wales, and Wales to science? Our country has a long and rich history of science, but despite the significant contribution that Welsh people have made to our...

Innovation, productivity and “levelling up R&D” – the opportunities for Wales

Tuesday 10 November 2020, at 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Zoom Webinar,
The productivity of the Welsh economy – as measured by GVA per head – is the lowest in the UK.   
Free

Zoom seminar: Impact in Principle and in Practice

Monday 9 November 2020, at 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Online,
Early Career Research Network – our first free Zoom seminar ‘Impact’ describes the benefits of academic research to wider society. This fir...
The Learned Society of Wales events in October 2020
Free

Wales & the World – Promoting Wales Internationally: The Next Steps

Thursday 22 October 2020, at 10:00 AM - 1:10 PM
Online,
This event will explore the next steps needed to promote Wales on the international stage. We'll consider the topics of international relations, univ...
Free

Mary McAleese: ‘From child to world citizen: but what kind of world?’

Wednesday 14 October 2020, at 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Online,
‘From child to world citizen: but what kind of world?’
The Learned Society of Wales events in July 2020

Webinar: How Parliaments work and how they could work better

Thursday 2 July 2020, at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Zoom Webinar,
With Sir Paul Silk A masterclass looking at how the UK and Welsh Parliaments operate. Drawing on comparative examples elsewhere in the world, this webinar w...

CERN and the Large Hadron Collider

Thursday 2 July 2020, at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Zoom Webinar,
Join Professor Lyn Evans, former project lead for the Large Hadron Collider, CERN for a talk on the science behind the world's largest and most powerful particle accelerator....
The Learned Society of Wales events in March 2020
Free

POSTPONED: Lecture: Are we living in the Matrix? – Professor David Tong

Friday 20 March 2020, at 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Taliesin Theatre, Swansea University SA2 8PP
Unfortunately, the lecture scheduled for 19 March has had to be postponed. We are currently exploring dates in the autumn. Apol...

POSTPONED: A Journey in Science – a lecture by Dame Jean Thomas

Thursday 19 March 2020, at 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Faraday Lecture Theatre, Swansea University, Singleton Park Swansea, SA2 8PP
Unfortunately, the lecture scheduled for 18 March has had to be postponed. We are currently exploring dates in the autumn. Apol...

POSTPONED: Cyber Security Challenges for Small Nations

Friday 13 March 2020, at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
University of South Wales, Newport Campus, Usk Way Newport, NP20 2BP
Unfortunately, the lecture scheduled for 13 March has had to be postponed.  We are currently exploring dates in the autumn. Ap...
The Learned Society of Wales events in February 2020

Universities as Global Communities

Thursday 13 February 2020, at 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Bangor University,