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Mike Levi is presented with his Sellin-Glueck award

Criminology Professor wins prestigious Sellin-Glueck award

26 November 2014

Mike Levi, Professor of Criminology, was last week presented with the 2014 Sellin-Glueck award for comparative and international criminology - the highest award given by The American Society of Criminology to scholars from outside the USA.

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Learning from the community impacts of the Lee Rigby murder

25 November 2014

A study led by Professor Martin Innes, Director of the Universities' Police Science Institute, has looked at what lessons can be learned from the murder of Fusilier Lee Rigby by analysing community reactions to the impacts of terrorist attacks.

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Domestic abuse Bill ‘doesn’t go far enough’

24 November 2014

A leading Cardiff University academic will argue this week that a Welsh Government Bill designed to improve arrangements for the prevention of domestic abuse and sexual violence will fail if it doesn’t place education, children’s rights and children and young people’s own experiences at its heart.

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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.

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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.

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.

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.