Centres and groups

Whilst our innovative outlook extends across the University, several research centres will be physically based in the Social Science Research Park.

These researchers are working to create a smarter, safer and more secure world for us all.

CASCADE

CASCADE: Children's Social Care Research and Development Centre

CASCADE aims to improve the well-being and safety of children and their families and is concerned with all aspects of community based responses to social need in children and families.

Crime and Security Research Institute

Insight, evidence and understanding for today's crime and security challenges.

Data Innovation Research Institute

The Data Innovation Research Institute has been set up to conduct fundamental research into the aspects of managing, analysing and interpreting massive volumes of textual and numerical information.

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DECIPHer: Centre for the Development and Evaluation of Complex Interventions for Public Health Improvement

DECIPHer is an international centre for social and public health sciences.

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ESRC Wales Doctoral Training Partnership

Cardiff University is the lead partner in the Economic and Social Research (ESRC) Wales Doctoral Training Centre, which awards a number of research studentships to support doctoral research and training.

Sustainable Place Research Institute

Sustainable Places Research Institute

A meeting place for sustainability science, focussed on exploring innovative solutions for a more sustainable future.

Senedd

Wales Centre for Public Policy

We aim to improve policy by increasing evidence informed policy-making, particularly in Wales.

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Welsh Economy Research Unit

The Welsh Economy Research Unit aims to be the primary source of high quality, academically relevant research on the Welsh economy for the private, public and third sectors.

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WISERD: Wales Institute of Social and Economic Research, Data and Methods

WISERD draws together social science researchers from a number of disciplines including sociology, economics, geography and political science.

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Y Lab

Y Lab is the Public Services Innovation Lab for Wales, a partnership between Cardiff University and Nesta.