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Sociology celebrates a half-century at Cardiff University

20 November 2014

The School of Social Sciences is celebrating 50 years of Sociology at Cardiff!

Ambitious new undergraduate programme addresses the need for numerate social science graduates

18 November 2014

The BSc in Social Analytics is a new interdisciplinary course on offer at the School of Social Sciences from September 2015.

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Wales Adoption Cohort Study hopes to support policy development and improve adoption services

10 November 2014

The number of children who were adopted in Wales in the year ending March 2014 rose by 5 percent on the previous year. However, many more children who cannot be brought up in their own family await a suitable adoptive placement and adoptive families may have short-term or ongoing needs for support.

Cardiff riding high in new international league table

31 October 2014

The inaugural US News & World Report Global Universities Rankings places Cardiff 19th in the UK, 72nd in Europe and 188th in the world.

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Collaborative Online Social Media Observatory contributes to potentially life-saving mobile app

31 October 2014

Research led by Professor Jonathan Scourfield has contributed to the creation of an online application designed to alert Twitter users if any of their friends show signs that they may be depressed or contemplating suicide.

School of Social Sciences’ unique new course accredited by the British Psychological Society

21 October 2014

A new addition to the School’s suite of Undergraduate programmes - the BSc in Human and Social Sciences – has received accreditation by the British Psychological Society (BPS).

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Cardiff University Q-Step Centre holds inaugural conference

3 October 2014

'Mainstreaming Quantitative Methods – Opportunities and Challenges’ was the topic of the inaugural Cardiff University Q-Step Centre conference held on campus recently.

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Domestic abuse Bill ‘doesn’t go far enough’

23 September 2014

Childhood Studies Professor urges AMs to include education and young people’s own experiences at heart of Bill.

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Tackling gender pay equality in Wales

23 September 2014

Online search tool developed by School researchers allows women to see where they are being short-changed in their working lives.

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Future Leaders Summit

2 September 2014

Cardiff student to represent UK at international public diplomacy event