Ysgol y Gwyddorau Cymdeithasol

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.

merthyr.

Hybu iechyd a lles ym Merthyr

1 Gorffennaf 2015

Y Brifysgol yn cydweithio â chymunedau ym Merthyr Tudful yn rhan o brosiect ymgysylltu blaengar.

Will Hutton

Will Hutton i annerch cynhadledd gwyddorau cymdeithasol fwyaf blaenllaw Cymru

30 Mehefin 2015

Cynhelir cynhadledd gwyddorau cymdeithasol fwyaf Cymru yn Stadiwm y Mileniwm Caerdydd yr wythnos hon

Alan Evans, OBE

Alan Evans has services to Education honoured with OBE

18 Mehefin 2015

Alan Evans, a longstanding partner of the School of Social Sciences, has been awarded an OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours.

Successful start to the first year of the MSc Skills and Workforce Development

16 Mehefin 2015

The new MSc in Skills and Workforce Development, based in Singapore, welcomed its first cohort of students in April.

Graphic Moves

8 Mehefin 2015

Young Merthyr artists team up with Cardiff University to explore their relationships with their community

people walking in corridor blurred colours

Hwb ariannol i'r Ganolfan Genedlaethol ar gyfer Ymchwil i Iechyd a Lles y Boblogaeth

26 Mai 2015

Mae Prifysgol Caerdydd, ochr yn ochr â phrifysgolion partner Abertawe a Bangor, wedi cael £2,249,927 i arwain y Ganolfan Genedlaethol ar gyfer Ymchwil i Iechyd a Lles y Boblogaeth (NCPHWR), sef Canolfan Ymchwil Cymru gyfan.

Global opportunity centre launched

Four undergraduates win overseas placements for summer 2015

25 Mai 2015

Four of our second-year undergraduates – Sarah Fuller, Carly-jo Rosselli, Megan Belcher and Merilynn Pratt – have been awarded overseas summer placements in New York and Dortmund.

Merthyr Rising festival logo

Prosiect ymgysylltiad blaenllaw'r Brifysgol yn cefnogi teyrnged i drafodaethau hanesyddol

13 Mai 2015

Cardiff University's Strong Communities, Healthier People project (SCHeP) will this year sponsor the Waun Common debates, as part of the Merthyr Rising Festival 2015.

Welsh Government placements

School of Social Science undergraduates secure paid placements with Welsh Government

1 Mai 2015

Harry Corin, Lizzie Harris and Carly-jo Rosselli – second year undergraduates at the School of Social Sciences - have successfully secured one year paid placements on the Welsh Government's Social Research Internship Scheme.  

Graphic Moves

Graphic Moves: dynamic exhibition is the next step in the Productive Margins programme

29 Ebrill 2015

From Friday May 1st to Sunday May 3rd, The Abacus Gallery in Cardiff will house an exhibition of film, sculpture, and sound created by young artists from Merthyr Tydfil.

E-cigarette use among Welsh teenagers

16 Ebrill 2015

New research suggests many adolescents try e-cigarettes, but few become regular users

Twitter helps predict hung parliament

30 Mawrth 2015

Researchers from Cardiff and Manchester have used Twitter to predict election result