Events

Childhood & Youth Research Group Seminar – April

08/04/2015

The Childhood & Youth Research Group welcome two speakers to present at their April seminar – Martin Elliott (PhD Student, Cardiff University) and Jonathan Gunter (PhD Student, University of South Wales, and Director at Ministry of Life)

E-cigarettes: what do(n’t) we know?

15/04/2015

E-cigarettes represent perhaps the most polarising issue in contemporary public health and this talk, with Graham Moore (DECIPHer) and Aaron Wood & Aimee Grant (Institute of Primary Care and Public Health), describes some of the key current controversies about them.

Using multiple qualitative methods to understand barriers to breastfeeding in the UK

29/04/2015

Breastfeeding rates in the UK are very low, with only 1% of women breastfeeding in line with World Health Organization recommendations. Dawn Mannay and Aimeé Grant present findings of their studies related to breastfeeding separately.

Beyond the adoption order – discord and disruption in adoptive families in Wales and England

30/04/2015

CASCADE’s Annual Adoption lecture, in association with BAAF, will see Professor Julie Selwyn (University of Bristol) speak at this free public talk.

Researching the contingency of life: A relational approach to understanding risk

07/05/2015

Professor Åsa Boholm (University of Gothenburg, Sweden) will deliver this presentation which focuses on the ways in which perception, communication and management of risk are shaped by culturally informed and socially embedded knowledge and experience.

SOCSI Education Research Group Seminar – May

27/05/2015

PhD students Alyson Lewis and Suzanne Samuel present at the next SOCSI Education Research Group Seminar on ‘well-being’ and ‘adult learning’ respectively

Mobile methods: Social science on the move

27/05/2015

Dr Rob Smith will discuss and demonstrate a range of approaches to taking existing methods ‘on the move’ and the trickier task of studying mobile practices and mobility itself.