The latest news from the Learned Society of Wales

Celtic Academies Alliance: Ireland-Wales Research and Innovation Showcase

The Celtic Academies Alliance (the Learned Society of Wales, the Royal Irish Academy, and the Royal Society of Edinburgh) warmly invites you to a showcase of research excellence and impact created through collaborations between Wales, Scotland, and Ireland. The event in Dublin on 12 March will feature: detail... Read More

Professor Ambreena Manji: Academy of Social Sciences

Professor Ambreena Manji FLSW has been elected to the Academy of Social Sciences. She is Professor of Land Law and Development at Cardiff University. Her research is in African law and society and includes work on law in African literature, African history, legal education, and women and the law. Read More

LSW Medals 2024: Help us celebrate the best of Welsh research 

The search for our 2024 medallists is on... and you can play a full part in who receives this year’s medals.  Every year, the Learned Society of Wales awards medals to recognise those people from Wales who are carrying out ground-breaking research.  There are medals for the arts and humanities, socia... Read More

Prestigious prize for three Welsh universities

Three Welsh universities received a prestigious Queen's Anniversary Prize at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace earlier this month. The prize celebrates excellence, innovation and public benefit in work carried out by UK colleges and universities. The awards prizes were awarded for the following: Aberystwyt... Read More

Making Connections: Aberystwyth ‘Meet and Greet’

The LSW is in Aberystwyth for a day of get-togethers, part of our efforts to be an inclusive, welcoming Society and to demonstrate the important role the LSW and its Fellows can play in helping find solutions to real-world challenges.  'Meet and Greet' We have arranged a ‘Meet and Greet’ event in the Resear... Read More

International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2024

To mark International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2024, we celebrate two outstanding women scientists who are recipients of our latest Learned Society of Wales medals:   Professor Siwan Davies FLSW received our latest Hoggan Medal, which recognises and celebrates the contribution of outstanding women connected... Read More

‘Pathways to Peace’

‘Pathways to Peace’ is a research programme organised by Academi Heddwch which examines contemporary sources of conflict within Wales and beyond, and explores new ways of mitigating or resolving it. The Learned Society of Wales has partnered with Academi Heddwch to run a sandpit event today (7th February 2024) ... Read More

King Charles

The Learned Society of Wales wishes King Charles a full and quick recovery following his cancer diagnosis. Read More

Constitution Commission identifies opportunities for Wales

Democratic innovation, strengthened inter-governmental relations, and the need to debate whether enhanced devolution or independence suits Wales best are among the recommendations in a final report from the Independent Commission on the Constitutional Future of Wales launched today.  The Commission, which was ... Read More

Research Grant Scheme offers up to £1000 – Applications Open Now

We are excited to announce the launch of the latest round of funding available as part of our Research Grant Scheme. We recently awarded grants to eight projects and now invite applications for round 2 of the 2023 / 24 scheme. Please note the call for proposals is now closed.    Grants of up to £1000 are avai... Read More