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The latest news from the Learned Society of Wales

Exchanging Ideas Seminar Series 2017

Since earlier this year, the Society has worked with the National Assembly for Wales Research Service to develop a pilot series of expert seminars for Assembly Members and their support staff, looking at ambition in policy development. The three seminars have considered economic policy, the development of civil soc... Read More

National academies ready to engage with Brexit negotiations

Today the Learned Society of Wales, along with the British Academy, the Royal Irish Academy and the Royal Society of Edinburgh, has issued a joint a statement expressing readiness to engage with the UK Government as it proceeds with the negotiations with the EU and in facilitating the various other arrangements which w... Read More

Fellowship Nominations now open

We need you to nominate new Fellows for 2017/18 The opportunity is once again here to celebrate and recognise excellence in all scholarly disciplines, and in the professions, industry and commerce, the arts and public service, while helping the Learned Society of Wales develop and grow. Is there an area of study ... Read More

Celebrating collaboration: LSW- Welsh Crucible award

On Thursday 13th June, the first Welsh Crucible/Learned Society of Wales prize was awarded at the Welsh Crucible 2017 Lab 3 in Swansea. Welsh Crucible is a Nesta based programme that supports research-inspired innovation and cross-disciplinary collaboration. Designed to introduce new ways of thinking and working ... Read More

Celebrating the impact of Wales’s research

A blog by Kirstie Hewlett and Saba Hinrichs-Krapels, King’s College London, authors of 'Impacts of  academic research from Welsh universities' We and colleagues from the Policy Institute at King’s College London have carried out several analyses exploring the impact case studies submitted to the 2014 Research Ex... Read More

The Societal and Economic Impact of Welsh Universities

A new report commissioned by the Learned Society of Wales captures the impressive research impact of Welsh universities to wider society and the economy. The King’s College London Policy Unit was commissioned as part of the Society’s mission to promote the advancement of learning and results of academic research in... Read More