Professor Robert Jones FBA

English Language and Literature

Elected 1993

Fellow type
UK Fellow
Year of birth
Year of death
Year elected

was professor of Welsh language and literature at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth from 1980 to 1989. Since his retirement he has been working on his website which now consists of 20 volumes. He has researched in Welsh Literature and Linguistics, graduating MA, PhD, DLitt, in the University of Wales, and won the Book of the Year Arts Council Prize on six occasions for poetry, narrative and literary criticism. He became Fellow of the Academy in 1983, and President of Yr Academi Gymreig (Welsh Academy of Letters) since 2010.

Current post

Emeritus Professor and Head of Department, Welsh Language and Literature, University of Wales

Past appointments

University of Wales, Aberystwyth Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Reader, Professor of Welsh Language and Literature

1965 - 1989

University of Wales, Aberystwyth Lecturer in Education

1956 - 1965


Cyfriniaeth Gymraeg 1994

Ysbryd y Cwlwm 1998

Tair Rhamant Arthuraidd 1998

Mawl i Gyfeillion 2000

Beirniadaeth Gyfansawdd 2000

Meddwl y Gynghanedd 2005

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