School of Social Sciences

Silhouette of young person sat on the floor

Not all sexually abused and exploited children are groomed

29 March 2017

New insights into the nature of child sexual exploitation revealed in new book

Forlorn girl sat on steps

Substance misuse and binge drinking higher in young people in foster care

2 March 2017

Adverse outcomes partly explained by poorer quality social relationships with peers and school staff

Two young children overlooking community from hillside

UK-wide study shows huge postcode disparity in proportion of children in care

28 February 2017

Children in poorest areas in Wales 16 times more likely to be looked after

Emma Renold at Agenda Launch

New expert healthy relationships group to advise on curriculum

21 February 2017

Expert panel to be chaired by Cardiff University expert in childhood studies

Gravitational waves

Gravity’s Kiss: The Detection of Gravitational Waves

14 February 2017

A new book by Professor Harry Collins offers a real-time account of one of the most remarkable scientific discoveries ever made

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Brexit hate crime

9 February 2017

Social Data Science Lab awarded £250,000 grant to set up centre to monitor Brexit-related hate crime on social media

Dr Marco Calaresu

Erasmus staff mobility programme brings political science expert to Cardiff

7 February 2017

Dr Marco Calaresu joins the School under the Erasmus staff exchange programme.

Enriching school holidays

Enriching school holidays

7 February 2017

Food and Fun programme shows it reduces the impact of poverty and social deprivation

Child behind metal fence

Teachers and support staff lack training to tackle “taboo” of self-harm in schools

22 December 2016

Lack of time and adequate training cited as barriers

Enabling person in workplace

Reducing the disability gap

22 December 2016

Conference leads debate on the disability employment gap in the UK

Pacific Island

Poverty in the Pacific

15 December 2016

Improving lives in some of the world’s most vulnerable countries

Manufacturing equipment sprayed with water

WaterWatt

14 December 2016

Using game techniques to improve energy efficiency in European industry

Prof Sampson presenting at UP

SIRC in the Philippines

14 December 2016

Director of the Seafarers International Research Center hosted a session at the University of the Philippines (Diliman).

Professor Alan Felstead

Quality of working life in Britain

13 December 2016

£1m research project to provide picture of changing pattern of job quality and skills

Analyse this

Analyse this

7 December 2016

To get ahead Social Analytics is the new skill to have in our data-driven world

CASS and Martin

CASS visit fosters international research collaboration

2 December 2016

The visit was part of the project “Improving Social Welfare System in China: Urbanisation, Community Development and Social Participation”.

AGENDA Postcard

Challenging gender-based and sexual violence

30 November 2016

Ground-breaking guide produced in partnership with and for young people

Quantitative research book cover

Making Social Work Count

25 November 2016

Two professors in the School of Social Sciences are among the co-authors of a new book on quantitative research methods for social work.

Tennis ball on white line

Bad call

24 November 2016

Technology’s attack on referees and umpires causes game-changing errors

Professor WIlliam Housley

Professor awarded prestigious Vincent Wright Chair

21 November 2016

The Vincent Wright Chair is a visiting professorship that promotes academic exchanges between France and Britain.