Professor Richard Winpenny elected as Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales
Congratulations to Head of School Professor Richard Winpenny, who has been elected as a Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales (LSW)
Election to Fellowship is a public recognition of academic excellence, and LSW Fellowship is keenly competed. Fellows are elected following a rigorous examination of their achievements in their relevant fields. Fellows assist the Society in its work by serving on its various committees and working groups and by representing it nationally and internationally.
Sir Emyr Jones Parry, the Society’s President, said “I am delighted to welcome such a wide range of outstanding individuals to the Fellowship this year. Each new Fellow is elected on the distinguished merit of their work. These new Fellows will help strengthen our capacity to support excellence across all areas of academic and public life, both in Wales and abroad.”
The Society has more than 420 Fellows, distinguished men and women from all branches of learning who are prominent figures within their respective academic disciplines or professions.
Election to Fellowship of the Learned Society of Wales is through a rigorous five-stage election process. Fellowship is open to men and women of all ages and from all ethnic groups. For more information, visit the LSW website