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Teenage girl

Pilot scheme to help children affected by trauma a success, says report

24 September 2020

Support for children in their early years could prevent them from becoming victims of abuse later in life, research shows

Cover of International Migrations and the Covid-19 Pandemic book

Impact of Covid-19 on migration

28 August 2020

Cardiff University and UNICAMP publish new book

Home working

UK productivity could be improved by a permanent shift towards remote working, research shows

28 August 2020

Covid-19 will have a lasting impact on the workplace, academics predict

Wellbeing

International study reveals low levels of wellbeing among children in Wales

26 August 2020

Survey of 128,000 children across 35 countries raises questions about levels of wellbeing experienced across different areas of children’s lives in Wales

Emma Renold

New tools to help teachers support students during Covid-19 and beyond

25 June 2020

Schools drawing on academic’s research to help them listen to young people

Jessica Archer

Social work students putting what they’ve learned into practice during Covid-19

21 May 2020

Cohort beginning careers at what is a key time for the sector, says course director

Two girls sat on bed

Improved interventions needed to tackle mental health problems for children in care, say experts

29 April 2020

UK research project investigates new ways of helping vulnerable group

Office workers

Launch of new initiative to tackle UK productivity puzzle

2 March 2020

Cardiff University one of seven institutions working to make a difference to businesses

Sally Power, Ian Rees Jones, Mark Drakeford and Alison Park

National research centre launches plan for the next five years

2 March 2020

Society’s most pressing challenges to be investigated thanks to new funding

Professor Helen Sampson

Theft and extortion common experiences, say seafarers

24 February 2020

New film calls for action to stamp out corruption

Secondary aged school children in class

Health and wellbeing of children in Wales under the spotlight

4 February 2020

Research examines period of transition to new curriculum

Teenage girl sat on sofa

Scale of substance misuse among adolescents in residential care revealed

30 January 2020

Study sheds light on difficulties faced by the most vulnerable young people in society

Adults sat in a circle having a group discussion

New research shows the potential for improving social work decision-making

21 January 2020

Cognitive debiasing improves forecasting by social workers

Dr Marco Pomati and Dr Shailen Nandy with researchers in Uganda

Building capacity to monitor Ugandan social assistance schemes

8 January 2020

Working with staff in Uganda on statistics and data analysis

HateLab logo

Online hate speech report launched

26 November 2019

Cardiff University academics call for tougher internet regulation to ensure safety of users

Couple after a fight

Dating and relationship violence a significant issue among young people in Wales, study finds

26 November 2019

Early intervention needed to support positive relationships and prevent exposure to violence

Emma Renold in Iceland

Iceland learns about work in Wales to overhaul relationships and sexuality education

25 November 2019

Academic’s research making an impact internationally

All winners of the 2019 Celebrating Excellence Awards

Outstanding work recognised at Celebrating Excellence Awards

22 November 2019

Several awards presented to staff at the School of Social Sciences

Container ship

Loneliness of seafarers highlighted in report

6 November 2019

Researchers call for better provision to prevent mental health issues for those working at sea

Festival of Social Science 2019

Cardiff University hosts Festival of Social Science

30 October 2019

Diverse research areas celebrated during week of events