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Sir Vaughan Jones: American Mathematical Society Tribute

Sir Vaughan Jones, who died last year, is remembered and honoured by former friends and colleagues in this memorial tribute produced by the American Mathematical Society. Sir Vaughan Frederick Randal Jones, who died at age 67 on September 6, 2020, was one of the most influential and inspirational mathemat... Read More

Sir John Meurig Thomas Memorial

There will be a memorial for Sir John Meurig Thomas FLSW at Bethesda Chapel Llangennech on 13th November at 12 pm. Due to Covid restrictions, the chapel will only admit 120 people. Please email jmtmemorial32@gmail.com if you would like to reserve a place or receive a link to the live stream. There will be a ... Read More

Sir Ronald Mason

It is with great sadness that we have heard the news of the passing of one of our Founding Fellows, Sir Ronald Mason KCB FRSC FIMMM FLSW FRS. Sir Ronald was formerly Professor of Inorganic Chemistry, the University of Sheffield and Chief Scientific Adviser at the Ministry of Defence and later became the first Chair... Read More

Horizon Europe Pump Priming Collaboration between UK and EU Partners

The British Academy is inviting proposals from researchers in the UK and EU/associated countries to pump prime collaborations and use the opportunities that UK association to Horizon Europe will provide. The British Academy says: Proposals are welcome in all disciplines – engineering, natural sciences, medical... Read More

Zienkiewicz Lecture 2021: Delivering Net Zero

On Wednesday 24th November Swansea University’s Faculty of Science and Engineering will host its fifth Zienkiewicz Lecture. The guest speaker will be Baroness Brown of Cambridge DBE FREng FRS, Julia King who will deliver a lecture entitled ‘Delivering Net Zero, the challenges ahead’. Speaker: Baroness Bro... Read More

A Celebration: T. H. Parry-Williams

A conference to celebrate the centenary of the appointment of T. H. Parry-Williams as Professor of Welsh at Aberystwyth University. Speakers: Bleddyn Owen Huws – ‘Cerddi olaf T. H. Parry-Williams’Llion Jones – ‘‘Where yo’ goin’ bud?’: golwg ar ddyddiadur taith 1925 T. H. Parry-Williams’Emyr L... Read More

The History of Wales in Twelve Poems

The History of Wales in Twelve Poems by Professor M. Wynn Thomas is published. The twelve illustrated poems bring different periods of Wales’ past into focus. Down the centuries, poets have provided Wales with a window onto its own distinctive world. This book gives the general reader a sense of the view to be s... Read More

ECR Research Conference – Call for proposals

The Climate Emergency and Social Inequality: Responses from Researchers in Wales Deadline for proposals: Monday 25 OctoberConference: Friday 26 November Are you an early career researcher (ECR) working on climate change, social justice or related issues? Would you like to share your research with c... Read More