Ysgol y Gwyddorau Cymdeithasol

School Health Research Network

The School Health Research Network: achievements and future plans event

25 Mawrth 2015

This seminar took place at Cardiff University on Thursday 19 March sharing the network's achievements with representatives from research, policy and practice

Cardiff University research centre awarded grant for research with looked after children in Wales

24 Mawrth 2015

The Big Lottery Fund Wales has awarded a coalition of charities, including Cardiff University's Children's Social Care Research and Development Centre (CASCADE), £4.75 million to improve outcomes for children living in foster care, residential children's homes and kinship care.

World social work day

Promoting the dignity and worth of peoples: World social work day at the School of Social Sciences

18 Mawrth 2015

Tuesday 17 March marked a celebration of social work across the world. The School of Social Sciences hosted the Wales event.

Prof David James

School of Social Sciences academic elected as Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences

16 Mawrth 2015

The Academy of Social Sciences confirmed on Friday 13 March that it had conferred the award of Fellow on a number of leading social scientists.

Emma Renold

Opposition parties accept Welsh Government bill following changes driven by Cardiff academic

13 Mawrth 2015

Research by Professor Emma Renold, School of Social Sciences, was this week credited as one of the catalysts for significant amendments to the Welsh Government's Violence against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence bill.   


Emmjane Milton at Chitkara University

Masters in Educational Practice team strike up international relationship with Chitkara University

4 Mawrth 2015

Emmajane Milton, Senior Lecturer and Lead Mentor for the Masters in Educational Practice, has recently returned from hosting a mentoring for professional development conference by invitation of Chitkara University, India.

School of Social Sciences offers full international scholarship

25 Chwefror 2015

The School of Social Sciences is delighted to offer one full scholarship of £14,000 to an international student accepted on one of our postgraduate taught programmes.

School of Social Sciences recognised for equality and diversity

23 Chwefror 2015

The Equality Challenge Unit (ECU) has announced that the School of Social Sciences at Cardiff University has been recognised for a commitment to advancing gender equality in higher education.

Flagship Civil Society Research Centre Enjoys Official Inauguration

4 Chwefror 2015

The Wales Institute of Social & Economic Research, Data & Methods (WISERD) will celebrate the launch of its flagship WISERD Civil Society Research Centre on Thursday 5th February, 2015. 

Sally Holland

Cardiff Professor Appointed as Children’s Commissioner for Wales

28 Ionawr 2015

Cardiff University's Professor Sally Holland has today been appointed as the new Children's Commissioner for Wales.

Care, Uncertainty and Intergenerational Ethics – Dr Christopher Groves

19 Ionawr 2015

Palgrave Macmillan recently published Care, Uncertainty and Intergenerational Ethics, a book by Dr Christopher Groves, School of Social Sciences.

Professor Harry Collins

'TV refs to save football officials' says Professor Harry Collins

15 Ionawr 2015

Professor Harry Collins, known for doubting the accuracy of Hawkeye, has questioned the use of goal-line technology following a conference in Lisbon. 

Professor Tom Horlick-Jones

Professor Tom Horlick-Jones

14 Ionawr 2015

With great sadness we announce that our friend and colleague Professor Tom Horlick-Jones died on Monday 12 January 2015.

Dame Professor Teresa Rees

Professor Teresa Rees awarded a Damehood for services to Social Sciences

8 Ionawr 2015

Professor Teresa Rees, of the School of Social Sciences, was awarded a Damehood for services to Social Sciences, further to her original CBE in 2002.

REF 2014

Cardiff University’s School of Social Sciences ranked top five in the UK for research quality

18 Rhagfyr 2014

The School of Social Sciences has been ranked in the top five for the quality of its research in Sociology and Education.

Emma Renold - Wales Report

Limitations of Welsh Government’s violence bill addressed by Professor Emma Renold on the BBC’s The Wales Report

10 Rhagfyr 2014

Professor Emma Renold, who leads the Gender and Sexualities Research Group in the School of Social Sciences, will feature on The Wales Report on BBC One Wales, Wednesday 10 December.

Women in Leadership seminar

Women in Leadership: Stereotypes, Structure and Change

4 Rhagfyr 2014

Nearly 100 people including academics and representatives of the public, private and voluntary sectors, as well as members of the general public, attended the recent Women in Leadership seminar at Cardiff University.  

Criminology Professor presents at inaugural anti-corruption forum in Korea

3 Rhagfyr 2014

Mike Levi, Professor of Criminology at the School of Social Sciences, has been invited to speak at an anti-corruption forum at the Korean Institute of Criminology. The event will be attended by key Korean government officials and representatives from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the French and US governments, and the World Bank.

Mike Levi is presented with his Sellin-Glueck award

Criminology Professor wins prestigious Sellin-Glueck award

26 Tachwedd 2014

Mike Levi, Professor of Criminology, was last week presented with the 2014 Sellin-Glueck award for comparative and international criminology - the highest award given by The American Society of Criminology to scholars from outside the USA.

Image of Policemen

Learning from the community impacts of the Lee Rigby murder

25 Tachwedd 2014

A study led by Professor Martin Innes, Director of the Universities' Police Science Institute, has looked at what lessons can be learned from the murder of Fusilier Lee Rigby by analysing community reactions to the impacts of terrorist attacks.