The latest news from the Learned Society of Wales

Wales and the World – Times Higher Publication

Wales operates in a competitive global environment where international awareness and recognition of its research excellence and innovation is often less well known. On the 14th September 2017 the Times Higher Education (THE) printed and distributed a dedicated supplement by the Learned Society of Wales highlightin... Read More

LSW response to the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill

The Learned Society of Wales has responded to the joint consultation on the European (Withdrawal) Bill and its implications for Wales, run by the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee and the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee. The response highlights the vital need for real consultat... Read More

Exchanging Ideas Seminar Series 2017

Since earlier this year, the Society has worked with the National Assembly for Wales Research Service to develop a pilot series of expert seminars for Assembly Members and their support staff, looking at ambition in policy development. The three seminars have considered economic policy, the development of civil soc... Read More

National academies ready to engage with Brexit negotiations

Today the Learned Society of Wales, along with the British Academy, the Royal Irish Academy and the Royal Society of Edinburgh, has issued a joint a statement expressing readiness to engage with the UK Government as it proceeds with the negotiations with the EU and in facilitating the various other arrangements which w... Read More

Celebrating collaboration: LSW- Welsh Crucible award

On Thursday 13th June, the first Welsh Crucible/Learned Society of Wales prize was awarded at the Welsh Crucible 2017 Lab 3 in Swansea. Welsh Crucible is a Nesta based programme that supports research-inspired innovation and cross-disciplinary collaboration. Designed to introduce new ways of thinking and working ... Read More

Celebrating the impact of Wales’s research

A blog by Kirstie Hewlett and Saba Hinrichs-Krapels, King’s College London, authors of 'Impacts of  academic research from Welsh universities' We and colleagues from the Policy Institute at King’s College London have carried out several analyses exploring the impact case studies submitted to the 2014 Research Ex... Read More