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The British Academy: 51.506303, -0.131182
The Royal Society: 51.505948, -0.132354
The Royal Society of Edinburgh: 55.953504, -3.196595
The Learned Society of Wales: 51.485734, -3.180660


The British Academy is the UK’s national champion of the humanities and social UK_British Academysciences. As a Fellowship of distinguished scholars and researchers from all areas of the humanities and social sciences, it promotes these disciplines and facilitates the exchange of knowledge and ideas. It funds research across the UK and internationally, and seeks to raise understanding of some of the biggest challenges of our time through policy reports, forums, conferences, publications and public events.

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10 Carlton House Terrace
London SW1Y 5AH
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 20 79695200
Fax: +44 20 79695300


The Learned Society of Wales (LSW) is Wales’s first national Academy of science and letters. As such it brings together the most successful and talented fellows connected with Wales for the shared purpose and common good of advancing and promoting excellence in all scholarly disciplines across Wales.

The aim of the Society is to establish itself both as a recognised representative of the world of Welsh learning internationally and as a source of authoritative, scholarly and critical comment and advice on policy issues affecting Wales.

Since its foundation in 2010, the guiding imperative for the Society has been 3 core Missions:

  1. to celebrate, recognise, preserve, protect and encourage excellence in all of the scholarly disciplines, and in the professions, industry and commerce, the arts and public service;
  2. to promote the advancement of learning and scholarship and the dissemination and application of the results of academic enquiry and research; and
  3. to act as a source of independent and expert scholarly advice and comment on matters affecting the wellbeing of Wales and its people and to advance public discussion and interaction on matters of national and international importance.

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University Registry
King Edward VII Avenue
Cathays Park
Cardiff CF10 3NS

Phone: (+44) 029 2037 6954 / 029 2037 6971 / 029 2037 5054 / 029 2037 6976


The Royal Society is a self-governing Fellowship of many of the world’s most distinguished scientists drawn from all areas of science, engineering, and medicine. The Society’s fundamental purpose, reflected in its founding Charters of the 1660s, is to recognise, promote, and support excellence in science and to encourage the development and use of science for the benefit of humanity.

UK_Royal SocietyThe Society’s strategic priorities are:

  • Promoting science and its benefits
  • Recognising excellence in science
  • Supporting outstanding science
  • Providing scientific advice for policy
  • Fostering international and global cooperation
  • Education and public engagement

For further information please visit http://royalsociety.org. Follow the Royal Society on Twitter at http://twitter.com/royalsociety or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/theroyalsociety.

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6 – 9 Carlton House Terrace
London SW1Y 5AG
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 20 7451 2500
Fax: +44 20 7 930 2170


The Royal Society of Edinburgh is Scotland’s national academy. Founded in 1783, its Fellowship includes some of the best intellectual talent in academia, the professions and UK_Royal Society of Edinburghbusiness. It facilitates public debate, research programmes, educational projects and strategy formulation. Its strength is its diversity and impartiality. The Society’s unique multi-disciplinary approach enables it to draw from and link with a broad spectrum of expertise to advance the understanding of globally-important issues. In fulfilling its Royal Charter for the ‘advancement of learning and useful knowledge’, the RSE is seeking to contribute to the social, cultural and economic wellbeing of Scotland.

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22-26 George Street
Edinburgh, EH2 2PQ, Scotland
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 131 240 5000
Fax: +44 131 240 5024
The Royal Society Of Edinburgh, George Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom (Directions)