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Four Swansea University academics are among the new entrants to the Learned Society of Wales’ Fellowship.

They join more than 680 Fellows elected to the Learned Society of Wales, representing excellence in the sciences, humanities, arts, social sciences and other fields.

The latest Fellows come from a wide range of academic and professional backgrounds, covering science, technology, engineering and medicine to the humanities, arts and social sciences. 

The new Fellows from Swansea University are:

  • Professor Angharad Davies, Clinical Professor & Honorary Consultant Medical Microbiologist;
  • Professor Antonio Gil, Head of the School of Aerospace, Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering;
  • Dr Amira Guirguis, Associate Professor (Pharmacy), MPharm Programme Director & Head of Pharmacy Practice; and,
  • Professor Yvonne McDermott Rees, Professor of Law.

“The announcement of our new Fellows is always a highlight of the Society year,” said Professor Hywel Thomas, the Society’s President. 

“The work of the Society, the innovation roundtables we run, our Early Career Researchers Network are all built on the knowledge and contributions of our Fellows. 

“The Fellows we announce today add to this by bringing the most extraordinary range of skills and insight and experience. Being able to draw upon their collective expertise to support the work we do means we can have a real impact as a source of trusted, evidence-informed advice.”

Explore the list of new Fellows, where they work and their areas of specialism 


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