The latest news from the Learned Society of Wales

Women Fellows with Solutions to Global Development Challenges

This year's International Day of Women and Girls in Science has sustainable development as its theme. Several of our women Fellows work in this field. Within conservation, Professor Julia Jones (Professor in Conservation Science, Bangor University) researches the social dimensions of conservation. She has worked fo... Read More

Making Sense of Microaggressions: ECR Network Event

Some people are reluctant to talk about race or do not know where to start. Yet, in order to promote an inclusive research culture, it is necessary to hold conversations about race and gain understanding of what perpetuates racism in everyday life. This is one of the key ideas that will be explored in an interactiv... Read More

Successful Grant Scheme Up and Running for 2023 – Up to £1000 Available

The latest round of our successful Research Workshop Grant Scheme is now open, offering up to £1000 to support research projects that are at an early stage of planning. The scheme, which is supported by HEFCW, was launched in 2022 since when 15 projects have been supported, with over £14,000 awarded to successful... Read More

An Electrifying Thinker – Celebrating Richard Price

The life of one of Wales’ most important mathematicians and philosophers, Richard Price, is being celebrated in a lecture given by Professor Iwan Morus FLSW at the American Philosophical Society (APS) in Philadelphia on 12th January. The lecture is part of celebrations to mark the 300th anniversary of Price’s b... Read More

Three Fellows on the New Year’s Honours List 

Congratulations to the following Fellows who were named in the New Year's Honours List:  Professor Colin Riordan - CBE, for services to Higher EducationPresident and Vice-Chancellor, Cardiff University. Professor Keshav Singhal - MBE, for services to Medicine and to the community in WalesConsultant Orthopa... Read More

UK Young Academy Announces First Members – Five Based in Wales

67 members, five based in Wales, selected from across disciplines to provide voice for change in new UK-wide Young Academy UK and Ireland National Academies have announced the first members of the new UK-wide Young Academy – a network of early career researchers and professionals established to help tackle l... Read More

LSW Annual Review 2021-22: Emerging from Covid’s Shadow

The growing impact of our Early Career Researchers Network, our series of innovation roundtables and a developing relationship with HEFCW were some of the highlights of our last Society year. Details of these and much more are captured in our Annual Review 2021-22. Read More

Co-Centre Progamme: Climate and Food Systems Research

The Co-Centre Programme, co-funded by UKRI and industry, is a new partnership between Ireland, GB & NI. It is open to proposals on research and innovation within the areas of climate, and sustainable and resilient food systems. The overall ambition of the Co-Centre Programme is to create a dynamic research ... Read More