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ESRC Festival of Social Science

3 Tachwedd 2015

The School of Social Sciences has organised a range of events for this year’s ESRC Festival of Social Sciences, a week-long celebration of social sciences across the UK. 

Personalisation in children’s social work

30 Hydref 2015

Study reveals the cultural barriers and practical challenges facing the introduction of personal budgets in children’s social work

Pathway to Social Science

Pathway students welcomed to the School of Social Sciences

12 Hydref 2015

Head of School, Professor Amanda Coffey welcomed six former Pathway to Social Science students to this year’s undergraduate cohort.

Cyber Crime

Wrth i droseddau newid, rhaid newid dulliau plismona hefyd

8 Hydref 2015

Ymchwil newydd yn amlygu "bygythiad difrifol" troseddau economaidd

Building international research collaborations

7 Hydref 2015

A number of our academics have successfully secured Cardiff University International Collaboration Seedcorn funding to support both incoming and outgoing international collaborative research activities; some of which are combined with an international student placement.

State of the Campus, 2015

Students tackle issues close to the heart in State of the Campus project

5 Hydref 2015

For a number of years the School of Sciences has run the ‘State of the Campus’ research project in the first week of term for returning second year students.

Carly-jo and Sarah in NYC

Successful summer in New York for two students

1 Hydref 2015

Two final year Social Science students – Carly-jo Rosselli and Sarah Fuller – have recently returned to Cardiff having just completed summer placements at the Murphy Institute.

tab on computer showing Twitter URL

Gwyddonwyr yn mynd i'r afael ag ymosodiadau ar Twitter

30 Medi 2015

Ymchwilwyr y Brifysgol yn datblygu system ddeallus i adnabod dolenni maleisus a gaiff eu lledaenu drwy'r cyfryngau cymdeithasol.

Graduation

Ysgol ac awdurdod lleol yn cael effaith ar gyfleoedd yn y brifysgol

24 Medi 2015

Ymchwil newydd yn dangos bod côd post yn effeithio ar gyfranogiadaddysg uwch .

After Paul Atkinson: the future of three research areas

23 Medi 2015

The School of Social Sciences recently hosted a two day event looking forward to developments in three key research areas.

School of Social Sciences academic recognised for contribution to educational research

15 Medi 2015

Dr Sara Delamont, Reader at the School of Social Sciences, received the British Educational Research Association’s John Nisbet Fellowship on Tuesday 15th September.

Conference to focus on how children in care can reach full potential

3 Medi 2015

For the first time in Wales, residential child care workers and foster carers will come together for a conference to discuss how to improve outcomes for children in care and those leaving care.

Dame Teresa Rees receiving DBE

Receiving my Damehood - Professor Emerita Dame Teresa Rees DBE FAcSS FLSW

28 Awst 2015

Professor Teresa Rees was awarded a Damehood for services to Social Sciences in the 2015 New Years Honours. In July she was invited to Windsor Castle to receive the accolade from the Queen. Here she shares her experience with us.

Alison Parken

Managers’ gender pay gap related to gender segregation and lack of promotion

26 Awst 2015

Dr Alison Parken, Senior Research Fellow and Director of Women Adding Value to the Economy programme, spoke to the BBC about the obstacles women face in the workplace

Social Data Science Lab finds link between social media and crime patterns

25 Awst 2015

Social and computer scientists at the Social Data Science Lab at Cardiff University have analysed tweets to help predict crime patterns in London.

Funding success supports the School of Social Sciences’ international research links

24 Awst 2015

Professor Helen Sampson, Director of the Seafarers International Research Centre, was the co-applicant on a successful funding bid of £85,665.

tab on computer showing Twitter URL

Canfod troseddau drwy ddefnyddio'r cyfryngau cymdeithasol

12 Awst 2015

Bydd adnoddau rhagfynegi 'o'r radd flaenaf' yn cael eu defnyddio gan yr Heddlu Metropolitanaidd i fonitro digwyddiadau troseddol mewn amser real.

Academic Studies in Education tops the Russell Group table in National Student Survey

12 Awst 2015

The results of the 2015 National Student Survey (NSS) show that the School of Social Sciences has come joint first for Education, both in the sector and the Russell group.

Abyd Quinn Aziz

Forging international links through University Erasmus programme

29 Gorffennaf 2015

Abyd Quinn Aziz, Lecturer at the School of Social Sciences, recently returned from an Erasmus trip to Austria.

Wales Institute of Social and Economic Research, Data & Methods celebrates another successful annual conference

4 Gorffennaf 2015

The sixth Annual Wales Institute of Social & Economic Research, Data & Methods Conference took place at Cardiff’s iconic Millennium Stadium at the end of June.