The latest news from the Learned Society of Wales

Innovative Career Advice and Coaching Sessions for Early Career Researchers

The Learned Society of Wales is using the unique asset that is its Fellowship to develop Wales’ next generation of researchers. A new initiative launched by our Early Career Researchers Network has seen researchers at the start of their career matched with several of the Society’s Fellows for advice and coachin... Read More

‘Contributing to a Prosperous Wales’: Register Now

The work being done by early career researchers in Wales' can play an important part in the future social and economic prosperity of the country.  That will be the message to emerge from a Learned Society of Wales colloquium, ‘Contributing to a Prosperous Wales', that will take place in Swansea on 6 July.  ... Read More

LSW Reveals New Five-Year Strategy

We are delighted to reveal our new five-year strategy. This Strategic Plan sets out The Learned Society of Wales’ strategic objectives and ambitions for the next five years. Advancing education, learning, academic study, and knowledge will contribute to scientific, cultural, social, environmental and economic ... Read More

Research Grant Scheme Celebrates a First Year of Success

The Learned Society of Wales’ research workshop grant scheme reaches its first anniversary having funded 23 research projects that range from martial arts to Parkinson’s Disease, dolphins to community farms.  The scheme awards grants up to £1000 to allow researchers to run workshops that bring partners to... Read More

The Coronation of King Charles III – Society Statement

The Learned Society of Wales congratulates King Charles III on his accession to the Throne and wishes his Majesty every success as the reigning Monarch for many years to come.On behalf of the Society, our President, Professor Hywel Thomas PLSW, has written to the King Read More

Creating Wellbeing: Research and Practice – ECR Webinar

The study of well-being, what it is, how it is measured, how we can create and maintain it, has seen a growth in academic study into the field. Our latest Early Career Researchers Network event, Creating Well-being: Research and Practice¸ will present some of the latest research emerging from Wales’ universities... Read More

Society Reveals New Fellows as Women Make Up Over 50% of Intake

Wales’ reputation for high-calibre research and a thriving civic life, built on knowledge and expertise, is recognised in the 41 new Fellows elected to the Learned Society of Wales. The new Fellows include academics from across Welsh and UK universities, writers, researchers and leaders from the world of higher e... Read More

UK Young Academy Announces Inaugural Executive Group Members

UK and Ireland National Academies have today announced seven newly elected members of the UK Young Academy’s first Executive Group. They are: Jahangir Alom, Barts Health NHS Trust Michael Berthaume, London South Bank University Denis Newman-Griffis, University of Sheffield Linda Oyama, Queen's Universit... Read More

‘How Prepared Can We Be’: Scientific Symposium, 22 June

How can public services help us respond to various crises such as conflict and climate change? What role do different actors play in preparing for future pandemics? What lessons can we learn from civil emergencies regarding researchers’ access to data, and how can we apply these lessons to future processes? The L... Read More