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Largest report of its kind reveals the issues affecting adolescents today

22 May 2019

Young people in Wales show improvements in some health areas but need more support to deal with more recent social issues, academics conclude

Emma Renold and school kids

AGENDA resource expanded and rolled out to teachers in England

17 April 2019

Toolkit developed in Wales helps teachers deliver improved relationships and sex education

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Growth in e-cigarette use hasn’t led young people to think smoking is ‘normal’

2 April 2019

Study of young people’s opinions and behaviours finds no resurgence in smoking

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School summer holiday experiences may be putting poorer children’s mental health at risk

28 March 2019

Research prompts call for more support during the summer holidays

Amsterdam meeting

SPARK shows way for European social science parks

21 March 2019

Bespoke spaces turn ideas into action

Emma Renold and school kids

Primary AGENDA launched

19 March 2019

New resource will help teachers support children to explore how positive relationships matter

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Research sparks calls for tougher enforcement on social media companies

5 March 2019

Evidence from academic report contributes to findings of inquiry

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The Lost Ethnographies

20 February 2019

Methodological insights from projects that never were

An image of children with a poster about sexuality Education and equality.

Consultation on Wales’ new Relationship and Sexuality Education guidance

20 February 2019

Research of Cardiff University academic informs preparations for new curriculum

Mother and daughter

New study proves the success of support for parents who have children taken into care

8 February 2019

Research shows a newly developed service is having a ‘positive impact’

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CASCADE to work with local authorities in England to reduce need for children to enter care

25 January 2019

What Works Centre announces six partners to work on pilot projects

Brazil symposium at Cardiff University School of Social Sciences

Symposium on Inequality and Social Science: Perspectives from Brazil and the UK

20 December 2018

International gathering of scholars in the School of Social Sciences

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Rise in Brexit related hate crime to be focus of new research lab

13 December 2018

New technology will be developed to help authorities spot triggers for hate crime

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Friendship among young people in Wales

19 November 2018

A good sense of humour is more important in a friend than being good looking, fashionable or popular, research with young people in Wales reveals

Coal mining plant in South Africa

Developing countries’ miners face “substantial risk inequality”

7 November 2018

Research into safety of workers

Container ship at sea

Training resource for ship operators

6 November 2018

Increasing knowledge of the lives of seafarers

Data innovation

‘Embrace technology for a better Wales’

5 November 2018

Digital innovation review calls for evidence

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Festival of Social Science

31 October 2018

Week of events to raise awareness of pioneering research

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Child welfare inequalities in the UK

30 October 2018

Wales could take lessons from Northern Ireland, experts conclude