Ysgol y Gwyddorau Cymdeithasol

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Wales Adoption Cohort Study hopes to support policy development and improve adoption services

10 Tachwedd 2014

The number of children who were adopted in Wales in the year ending March 2014 rose by 5 percent on the previous year. However, many more children who cannot be brought up in their own family await a suitable adoptive placement and adoptive families may have short-term or ongoing needs for support.

Cardiff riding high in new international league table

31 Hydref 2014

The inaugural US News & World Report Global Universities Rankings places Cardiff 19th in the UK, 72nd in Europe and 188th in the world.

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Collaborative Online Social Media Observatory contributes to potentially life-saving mobile app

31 Hydref 2014

Research led by Professor Jonathan Scourfield has contributed to the creation of an online application designed to alert Twitter users if any of their friends show signs that they may be depressed or contemplating suicide.

School of Social Sciences’ unique new course accredited by the British Psychological Society

21 Hydref 2014

A new addition to the School’s suite of Undergraduate programmes - the BSc in Human and Social Sciences – has received accreditation by the British Psychological Society (BPS).

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Cardiff University Q-Step Centre holds inaugural conference

3 Hydref 2014

'Mainstreaming Quantitative Methods – Opportunities and Challenges’ was the topic of the inaugural Cardiff University Q-Step Centre conference held on campus recently.

Dr Emma Renold

Nid yw’r Bil ar Gam-drin domestig ‘yn mynd yn ddigon pell’

23 Medi 2014

Athro Astudiaethau Plentyndod yn annog ACau i gynnwys addysg a phrofiadau pobl ifanc eu hunain wrth wraidd y Bil.

WAVE

Tackling gender pay equality in Wales

23 Medi 2014

Online search tool developed by School researchers allows women to see where they are being short-changed in their working lives.

Future Leaders Summit

Future Leaders Summit

2 Medi 2014

Cardiff student to represent UK at international public diplomacy event

Experts explore risks of sitting down at work

Arbenigwyr yn archwilio risgiau eistedd i lawr yn y gwaith

1 Medi 2014

Mae arbenigwyr iechyd o Fôn i Fynwy Cymru yn dod at ei gilydd ar gyfer seminar ar risgiau ymddygiad eisteddog yn y gwaith

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Discovering the impact of the horse meat scandal using social media

21 Awst 2014

Cardiff University researchers will discover public perceptions of the recent horse meat scandal for the first time by analysing social media data.

Prof Amanda Coffey

Meet our new Head of School: Professor Amanda Coffey

21 Awst 2014

Professor Amanda Coffey has begun her role as the new Head of School for Social Sciences.

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Showcasing arts and humanities research

30 Mehefin 2014

City hosts national festival to promote arts and humanities research.

all-Wales network targets obesity

All-Wales network targets obesity, smoking and exercise in schools

5 Mehefin 2014

Launch of all-Wales network to improve the health of school children.

Launch of new research centre at Cardiff University that will focus on children’s social care in Wales.

Health Minister launches new children’s social care research centre

27 Mai 2014

CASCADE to focus on community-based responses to social need in children and families.

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Twitter shows love for Lee Rigby

22 Mai 2014

Love triumphs over hate in Twitter reaction to Lee Rigby murder.

COSMOS

Tweeting the Terror

22 Mai 2014

COSMOS study finds Twitter love for Lee Rigby stronger than hate for his killers

Engaging in public dialogue

16 Mai 2014

Dr Richard Watermeyer has led three large scale UK-wide consultations with the public to evaluate their views on emerging science and technology research and policies.

Professor Mike Levi

Prestigious Sellin-Glueck award for Cardiff criminologist

12 Mai 2014

Professor Mike Levi is this year’s recipient of the Sellin-Glueck award in criminology, the highest award given by The American Society of Criminology to scholars from outside the USA.

Two School of Social Sciences staff elected as Fellows of The Learned Society of Wales

24 Ebrill 2014

Professor Paul Atkinson and Dr Sara Delamont have been elected to The Learned Society of Wales in the 2014 Election of new Fellows

Academics join forces to call for children’s equal protection from physical assault

28 Mawrth 2014

A group of senior Welsh academics have come together to call for the Welsh Government to bring forward legislation to remove the legal defence of ‘reasonable punishment’ for adults who physically assault children.