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The latest news from the Learned Society of Wales

Nomination of Fellows 2015/16

Forms for the nomination of candidates for election as new Fellows of the Society, during the 2015/16 Election Cycle, are now available, together with Guidance Notes for Proposers and Candidates. Only Fellows are welcome to submit nominations of persons who fulfil the Society’s criteria for election, as set out in... Read More

Menelaus Medal 2015

The Learned Society of Wales is pleased to announce that the eminent Welsh scientist Professor Sir John Meurig Thomas FLSW Hon.FRSE Hon.FREng FRS will be the third recipient of the Society’s Menelaus Medal. The Medal, which is sponsored by the South Wales Institute of Engineers Educational Trust (SWIEET2007), is a... Read More

Growing STEMM Research Capacity in Wales

In the early 1990s, concerns were raised about the performance of Welsh research compared with that of other UK countries. Of particular concern was the low capture of Research Council (RC) funding. Research Council grant capture became a key target for the Welsh Government and HEFCW during the first decade of devoluti... Read More

Election of New Fellows 2015

The Learned Society of Wales (LSW) is pleased to announce the results of its 2015 Election of new Fellows spanning the arts, science and public service sectors. This election has strengthened the Society considerably, adding forty new Fellows to its ranks. Like the Founding Fellows and the Fellows elected in earlier ye... Read More

Medal y Gymdeithas Ddysgedig i Syr Terry Matthews

Mae Cymdeithas Ddysgedig Cymru’n falch i gyhoeddi mai’r peiriannydd a’r entrepreneur o Gymru, Syr Terry Matthews Kt OBE PEng FIEE FREng, fydd y cyntaf i dderbyn Medal Menelaus glodfawr y Gymdeithas.Dyfernir y Fedal, a noddir gan Ymddiriedolaeth Addysgol Sefydliad Peirianwyr De Cymru (SWIEET2007), am “ragoriaeth... Read More

Learned Society Medal for Sir Terry Matthews

The Learned Society of Wales is pleased to announce that the Welsh engineer and entrepreneur, Sir Terry Matthews Kt OBE PEng FIEE FREng, will be the first recipient of the Society’s prestigious Menelaus Medal.  The Medal, which is sponsored by the South Wales Institute of Engineers Educational Trust (SWIEET2007)... Read More