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2023 events

Here is a round-up of Cardiff University events taking place for the 2023 Festival of Social Science.

Event titleTimeDescription
Creating and evaluating radical change in the Welsh food system24 October 2023, 09:30 - 14:00

We're inviting all practitioners and food citizens who are interested in creating a more sustainable food system that ensure people in Wales can access nutritious, affordable food to join us for an interactive skill-share workshop exploring why and how we do evaluation to create better food systems.

A Game Changer for Social Research: If Maths Anxiety Could Talk25 October 2023, 15:45 - 16:45

Research into maths anxiety, as experienced and reported by UK undergraduate students, raises questions about what might be considered best practice in teaching.

Animals and the City: Companion Animals and Assistance Dogs 25 October 2023 - 10 November 2023 

An exhibition of photographs and short videos highlighting the transformation of care practices involving assistance from animals, particularly dogs (for people with PTSD, autism, dementia, other physical and mental health conditions and disabilities).

Walking, cycling and wheeling for purposeful journeys 26 October 2023 - 10 November 2023

This fun interactive event engages families to think about active travel as an option for shorter journeys.

Unlocking the Power of Social Science: Tackling Loneliness and Enhancing Wellbeing in Wales26 October 2023, 14:30 - 18:00Join us for an extraordinary insight into the 2023 Festival of Social Science together with a panel discussion.
Let's Explore Wellbeing!26 October 2023, 14:30 - 18:00

This event provides the general public, special interest groups, and third sector with a chance to explore how the social sciences contribute to our understanding of health and welfare, influence the development of policies and support health and wellbeing initiatives within society.

Let's Explore Wellbeing! - Schools26 October 2023, 08:30 - 13:30

In celebration of this year’s Festival of Social Sciences, Cardiff University would like to invite primary and secondary schools to explore our research and the variety of ways the social sciences support lifelong wellbeing at our 'Let's Explore Wellbeing!' day.

Wild swimming for wellbeing: Film screening, talk and art workshop11 November 2023, 10:00 - 13:00

Based on the stories of women who dip, dive and swim in rivers, lakes and seas, The Water Holds Me/The Water Binds Us, is a film that celebrates the power of water to restore and revive our relationships with the natural world and each other.

Accessibility to music for Deaf people's wellbeing: Talk and BSL Workshop16 November 2023, 15:30 - 17:30

Learn the importance of accessibility to music, and how music can be translated into British Sign Language (BSL).

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