The latest news from the Learned Society of Wales

Queen’s Birthday Honours

Many congratulations to the following Fellows who were named in the recent Queen’s Birthday Honours list: Dr Gwyneth Lewis, MBE for services to LiteratureProfessor James Durrant, CBE for services to Photochemistry and Solar Energy ResearchProfessor Glyn Hewinson, CBE for services to Animal Health and Welfare.Prof... Read More

Research Workshop Grants

Today we are pleased to launch our Research Workshop Grants funding scheme. The scheme is designed to encourage collaborative investigation into a research proposition that is at an early stage of its development, and is supported by HEFCW. Building on the success of last year’s pilot we have developed three s... Read More

Science and the Senedd: Research and Innovation in Wales

Oliva Harrison, our Chief Executive, will be one of the speakers at this year's Science and the Senedd event. The theme is 'Building Our Future: Research and Innovation in Wales' and will also feature Professor Rick Delbridge FLSW who has been central to our recent series of Innovation roundtables. Read More

Society Welcomes REF2021 Outcome for Wales

Wales’ universities are playing a vital role in tackling the many challenges we face today and will face in the future.  That is the conclusion from today’s Research Excellence Framework 2021 [REF2021] results. REF2021 is the UK's system for assessing the excellence of research in UK higher education insti... Read More

Job Opportunity: Finance Officer

We are seeking an experienced, meticulous and digitally-savvy Finance Officer to join our small, dynamic and friendly team. Please download our job pack for full information about the role and the application processDownload application form The Finance Officer is responsible for all aspects of the... Read More

Job Opportunity: Team Support Assistant

We are seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic Team Support Assistant to support our growing organisation at an exciting time. Please download our job pack for full information about the role and the application processDownload application form. Managed by the Clerk to the Council, this role will work across our ... Read More

Corporations, Accountability & Human Rights: Conference

The Learned Society of Wales is supporting a two-day conference (12-13 May 2022) organised by Cardiff University’s School of Law and Politics. It will examine the role played by international, regional and national institutions in holding corporations to account for violations of human rights law. Conference d... Read More

Four Honorary Fellows Elected to Learned Society of Wales

We’re delighted to announce this year’s new Honorary Fellows. Professor Julia King, Baroness Brown of Cambridge DBE CEng FREng FRS FInstP  Baroness Brown of Cambridge, Professor Julia King, is one of the British women engineers who have reached the top of their profession and are now influential on many fro... Read More