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Trial to prevent reoffending for partner abuse among men with substance use problems

22 July 2024

Female survivors from Wales to offer research insights for project

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Cardiff University professor contributes to the development of the Welsh Government’s Child Poverty Strategy

11 July 2024

Cardiff University professor appointed to provide expert review of Welsh Government’s Child Poverty Strategy.

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Cardiff University PhD student appointed as member of first-ever environmental college of experts

3 June 2024

A Cardiff University PhD student has been appointed as a member of the Office of Environmental Protection (OEP).

Young entrepreneurs triumph at the 14th annual Student Start-up and Freelance Awards

29 May 2024

Twelve young entrepreneurs each win a share of the £18,000 prize pot that was up for grabs.

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Cardiff University Reader appointed as board member at Wales’ social care regulator

28 May 2024

Cardiff University Reader appointed as board member at Wales’ social care regulator

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Academics share their research at Hay Festival

21 May 2024

Talks take place at the annual celebration of literature and the arts

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School of Social Sciences research team part of meeting international net zero emissions target

29 April 2024

Cardiff University researchers lead on European Union funded ALCHIMIA project.

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Study highlights inequalities between women and men in their chances of having their children taken into care

23 April 2024

Study highlights inequalities between women and men in their chances of having their children taken into care

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More support needed to help households transition to green energy, research concludes

23 April 2024

Feelings of stress and precarity make it difficult for people to think about transition in practice

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EU funding for new project on disinformation

17 April 2024

Cardiff University professor secures more than £250K in research funding.

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Funding to tackle challenges facing Wales’ rural communities

20 February 2024

Hopes for an inclusive, sustainable future

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School of Social Sciences distinguished visiting fellow awarded OBE

14 February 2024

A Distinguished Visiting Fellow has been awarded an OBE.

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Understanding the Experiences of Black British Girls and Women in the English Education System

1 February 2024

Academic hopes research will empower overlooked group and calls for transformation of the education system

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New for 2024: Sociology (MSc)

8 January 2024

The School of Social Sciences is introducing a new master’s degree

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Cardiff University staff spend Christmas Day volunteering with care-experienced young people

21 December 2023

Cardiff University staff spend Christmas Day volunteering with care-experienced young people

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Emotional problems in young people were rising rapidly even before the pandemic

20 December 2023

Research shows substantial increase in the proportion experiencing emotional symptoms among young people in Wales in the years immediately before the pandemic.

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Social media regularly used by 48% of primary age children in Wales, report shows

12 October 2023

Social media regularly used by 48% of primary age children in Wales, report shows School Health Research Network expands its work to provide a clearer picture of health behaviours from childhood into adolescence

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Director of new Cardiff University research centre appointed

2 October 2023

A director has been appointed at a new research centre based at Cardiff University.

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Prevention of suicide in care-experienced young people

11 September 2023

Academic awarded prestigious Churchill Fellowship to investigate how other countries are tackling the issue

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New approach to flexible working needed to prevent widening inequality

6 September 2023

Remote working here to stay, but academics say there are still many unresolved issues that need to be addressed