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The Learned Society of Wales events in March 2019

Quantum Geometry and the Fate of Space and Time: Inaugural David Olive Distinguished lecture

Tuesday 19 March, at 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Taliesin Theatre, Swansea University SA2 8PP
The distinguished public lecture  series is in honour of renowned theoretical physicist Prof. David I. Olive  CBE, FRS, FLSW (1937-2012), founding membe...

Sea-level changes and Palaeolithic archaeology: Lost landscapes of La Manche

Tuesday 12 March, at 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Wallace Lecture Theatre, Cardiff University Cardiff, CF10 3AT
The 2018-2019 monthly Tuesday evening lectures in the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences will be held in the Wallace Lecture Theatre (0.13), Main Building, Cardiff University,...
FREE

POSTPONED: Beyond the NHS: Is Health Really ‘Global’?

Tuesday 12 March, at 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Aberystwyth University,
Organised in partnership with Aberystwyth University. Professor Colin McInnes is Director of Research, Impact an...

Dying in Today’s World

Monday 4 March, at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Organised in partnership with Cardiff Metropolitan University. Professor the Baroness llora Finley of Llandaff...
The Learned Society of Wales events in February 2019
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The NHS in Wales: A Health Economist’s Perspective on the Next 70 Years

Thursday 21 February, at 4:30 PM
Bangor University,
Organised in partnership with Bangor University. Professor Rhiannon Tudor Edwards FLSW has been a researcher and...
FREE

‘Don’t Die of Ignorance’: the impact of health promotion and prevention in the context of HIV

Wednesday 20 February, at 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Dr Olwen Williams will explore how health promotion and prevention messages have been utilised to improve population health over the past 70 years of the NHS. Using probably t...
FREE

Swansea’s New Medical School

Wednesday 13 February, at 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Grove Lecture theatre, Swansea Univerisity, Singleton Park Swansea, SA2 8PP
Organised in partnership with Swansea University Wales' new National Assembly moved quickly in 1999 to address shortage of doctors by creatin...
FREE

The future of health and health care in a changing climate

Wednesday 6 February, at 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Halliwell Centre, Carmarthen, SA31 3EP
Organised in partnership with the University of Wales Trinity Saint David The health and development of humanity have advanced greatly, albei...
The Learned Society of Wales events in January 2019
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‘The NHS – a success but where next?’

Thursday 17 January, at 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Cardiff University,
The NHS is a success in delivery of healthcare to the nations of the UK ‘free at the point of need’. It has dealt with huge increases in deman...
The Learned Society of Wales events in December 2018

Bilingualism and Multilingualisms in Medieval Wales

Tuesday 11 December 2018, at 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Room 0.31, John Percival Building, Cardiff University,
A lecture by Professor Paul Russell; organised by the Honourable Society of the Cymmrodorion The degree and nature of language contact in medieval Wales between speakers of...
The Learned Society of Wales events in November 2018

Pensaerniaeth Waldo – Darlith Edward Lhuyd Lecture

Thursday 29 November 2018, at 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Halliwell Centre, Carmarthen, SA31 3EP
Darlithydd: Yr Athro Mererid Hopwood Cadeirydd: Y Parchedig Athro Densil Morgan  ‘Beth yw trefnu teyrnas?’ Dyna un o’r cwestiyna...

“The mobility revolution: How innovation in automotive energy systems, intelligent vehicles and service customization will transform how we travel” Annual Zienkiewicz Lecture

Wednesday 28 November 2018, at 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
National Waterfront Museum, Swansea,
On Wednesday 28th November 2018 Swansea University’s College of Engineering will host its second Zienkiewicz Lecture, supported by the Learned Society of Wales. ...

Rapid manufacturing of composites: science and technology

Wednesday 28 November 2018, at 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Nick Whitehead theatre, Wrexham Glyndwr University, Mold Road Wrexham, LL11 2AW
Prof Richard Day (Wrexham Glyndŵr University) will explain why there is a growing demand to use composites in sectors such as transportation and energy. This puts a strain on...

Miliwn o siaradwyr Cymraeg erbyn 2050? A Million Welsh Speakers by 2050?’

Wednesday 21 November 2018, at 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Eric Sunderland Lecture Theatre, Main Arts Building, Bangor University,
This event is part of the British Academy's season on 

I fyny bo’r nod: personal, civic and spiritual ambition in late-Victorian Wales

Tuesday 20 November 2018, at 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Main Hall, Department of International Politics, Aberystwyth University Penglais Campus, SY23 3FL
Darlith gyhoeddus yn Saesneg/Public lecture in English by Dr T. Robin Chapman DLitt FRHistS FLSW Fe’ch gwahoddir yn gynnes i ddarlith gyhoeddus a gynhelir ar y cyd...
The Learned Society of Wales events in October 2018

Time and Memory in Early Medieval Wales – J E Lloyd Lecture

Friday 19 October 2018, at 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Eric Sunderland Lecture Theatre, Main Arts Building, Bangor University,
Nancy Edwards is Professor of Medieval Archaeology at Bangor University. Her research focuses on the archaeology of Wales and Ireland c. AD400–1100. She has published extens...
The Learned Society of Wales events in August 2018

Gwlad y bwgan? Ysbrydion mewn llên Cymru o Kate Roberts i Mihangel Morgan

Wednesday 8 August 2018, at 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru, Llanrwst Sir Conwy, United Kingdom
Yr Athro Katie Gramich, Prifysgol Caerdydd sy’n trafod ysbrydion mewn llên Cymru – o Kate Roberts i Mihangel Morgan. Darlith yn trafod y stori ysbryd mewn llenyddiaeth f...
The Learned Society of Wales events in April 2018

Science Engagement as Global Diplomacy

Monday 30 April 2018, at 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
With Professor Robin Grimes, Chief Scientific Advisor to the Foreign & Commonwealth Office Join us for an evening with Professor Robin Grimes, who will explore the UK g...

Focus group Bangor – Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Review of the Learned Society of Wales

Friday 20 April 2018, at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Bangor University,
The Learned Society of Wales events in March 2018

Blue Planet II: The science behind the BBC series

Wednesday 28 March 2018, at 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Reardon Smith Lecture Theatre, National Museum Wales Cardiff, CF10 3NP
Darlith Partneriaeth y Brifysgol Agored a'r Cymdeithas Ddysgedig Mae Dr Mark Brandon a Dr Philip Sexton wedi treulio blynyddoedd yn gweithio mewn moroedd ar draws y ...

Wisdom, Knowledge and Innovation: keystones for a sustainable UK economy

Monday 19 March 2018, at 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Large Shandon Lecture Theatre, Main Building, Cardiff University Cardiff, CF10 3AT
The 58th William Menelaus Memorial Lecture of  The So...

CANCELLED – Big ideas from a small nation

Tuesday 6 March 2018, at 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
British Academy, Carlton House Terrace London, SW1Y 5AH
The Wales Institute for Social and Economic Research, Data and Methods (WISERD), the Institute of Welsh Affairs (IWA) and the Learned Society of W...