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LGBTQ+ Action Plan

Better supporting LGBTQ+ refugees and asylum seekers in Wales

23 August 2021

PhD student’s research influences Wales’ LGBTQ Action Plan

British Journal of Social Work

Director of MA in Social Work joins editorial board of leading social work journal

13 August 2021

Abyd Quinn Aziz joins editorial board of UK’s leading social work journal

Partnership to empower Namibian women

27 July 2021

Phoenix secures Centre Status for Girls Education

Cost of COVID-19 scams likely to rise considerably, report concludes

13 July 2021

Lessons should be learned for future pandemics and economic shocks

Seafarers draw on vital support from port chaplains, research finds

9 July 2021

New film shares study on faith and welfare of seafarers working on cargo ships

New website to support “cultural shift” in children’s safeguarding

1 July 2021

Research and resources launched at checkyourthinking.org

Listening to children and young people key to relationships and sexuality education, says expert

24 June 2021

All-Wales conference will prepare practitioners for new curriculum

Urgent support needed for unpaid carers

10 June 2021

Study highlights an increase in stress and isolation since the pandemic

Call for urgent action on energy drinks as new UK research reveals daily use among young people

14 April 2021

First analysis of trends among young people shows widening gap in consumption between socioeconomic groups

COVID-19 political commentary linked to online hate crime

29 March 2021

New popular science book, The Science of Hate, describes evidence of link between Donald Trump tweet and online anti-Asian hate crime.

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Fifth of young people in Wales were experiencing poor mental health prior to COVID-19, report shows

24 March 2021

Mental health difficulties more common among children from disadvantaged backgrounds

Young people worried about catching up on their studies after lockdown, survey suggests

18 March 2021

Study offers insights on life for young people during the pandemic

Conservative-led councils in England more likely to slash financial support for people on low incomes, study shows

17 March 2021

Localisation of welfare provision ‘successful mechanism for implementing austerity’

Woman with short grey hair wearing a yellow cardigan sits at her table looking at a laptop

Appetite for homeworking has increased since start of pandemic, report shows

10 March 2021

Flexible working set to stay but more research needed to understand its implications, it concludes

Recognition, belief and an emotional response to disinformation are key factors in it being shared on social media, report finds

23 February 2021

Researchers constructed ‘communist killer dolphin’ news story to test readers’ reactions

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Landlords play vital role in helping tenants create a home, say experts

2 February 2021

New guidance issued for the Private Rented Sector

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Hundreds of fake Twitter accounts linked to China sowed disinformation prior to the US election - report

28 January 2021

‘Significant attempt to influence the trajectory of US politics’

Professor Mike Levi

International recognition for academic’s research into organised crime

10 December 2020

Professor Michael Levi at the forefront of policy developments fighting corruption

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SPARK joins £2m International Public Policy Observatory

3 December 2020

Collective shapes society after COVID-19