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Welsh Government placements

School of Social Science undergraduates secure paid placements with Welsh Government

1 May 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 April 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 April 2015

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

Twitter helps predict hung parliament

30 March 2015

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

School Health Research Network

The School Health Research Network: achievements and future plans event

25 March 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 March 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 March 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 March 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 March 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 March 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.