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Exchanging Ideas Seminar Series 2017

The Assembly’s Research Service has joined forces with the Learned Society of Wales to develop a new unique seminar series aimed at promoting evidence-led policy and providing Assembly Members with the opportunity to learn, exchange and discuss new ideas with leading academic experts. The Exchanging Ideas Seminar ... Read More

‘Science priorities for Brexit’ – LSW comment

On the 21st March Stephen Metcalfe MP, Chair of the Parliamentary and Scientific Committee and the Commons Science and Technology Committee, published a statement Science priorities for Brexit outlining the priorities for the science community as the UK prepares to trigger Article 50 and start Brexit negotiations. ... Read More

“Why Wales Studies needs to be protected and preserved”

An article by Professor M Wynn Thomas FLSW, Vice-President for the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences was featured in the Western Mail on 23 March. The achievement of Wales Studies deserves to be celebrated not only within Wales but well beyond. The Irish long ago turned the multifaceted study of Ireland into a glob... Read More

Welsh Crucible seeks future research leaders in Wales

“Game-changing” Welsh Crucible programme opens latest round of recruitment for exceptional researchers across Wales  Welsh Crucible is urging exceptional researchers from across Wales to apply for this year’s award-winning programme. Now in its sixth year, the programme will offer early- and mid-career res... Read More

NAASWCH 2016 – event report

The 2016 biennial NAASWCH (North American Association for the Study of Welsh Culture and History) conference took place at Harvard University from July 20 - 22, 2016. The conference was hosted by the Department of Celtic Languages and Literatures at Harvard University and organised by NAASWCH secretary Melinda Gray ... Read More

Launch of the LSW Hugh Owen Medal

A NEW MEDAL named in honour of Sir Hugh Owen (1804-1881) the Welsh educator, philanthropist and pioneer of higher education in Wales has been launched by the Learned Society of Wales (LSW). As part of its mission to help recognize and celebrate Welsh scholarship, the LSW has established an annual prestigious medal ... Read More