2018 Dillwyn Medal for the Creative Arts and Humanities

The recipient of the Dillwyn Medal for the Creative Arts and Humanities was Dr Rhianedd Jewell, Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol’s Lecturer in Professional Welsh, School of Welsh, Aberystwyth University. Dr Jewell is recognised for her research in the field of translation studies, especially literary translations from European languages into Welsh. Her current research considers professional translation, women’s literature, and the relationship between Welsh literature and Italy.

Dr Jewell said:

“I’m very honoured to receive the Dillwyn Medal for the Creative Arts and Humanities. I’m delighted that my research in translation studies has received such recognition from the Learned Society of Wales. I would particularly like to thank my colleagues and my family for their vital support at the start of my academic career.”