School of Social Sciences

Social Research Association Awards 2017

Researchers scoop three Social Research Association awards

8 December 2017

The School of Social Sciences took home three awards at the prestigious SRA awards

Audience in Workshop

Developing new ways of teaching for the Welsh curriculum

4 December 2017

Dr Kevin Smith has been leading workshops with teachers to develop new ways of teaching.

Professor Sir Michael Marmot lecture

Professor Sir Michael Marmot delivers the 2017 Julian Tudor Hart Lecture

1 December 2017

He says ‘Tackling the health gap will take action across the whole of society’

AGENDA Postcard

AGENDA youth activism toolkit launches in the USA

30 November 2017

AGENDA by Professor Emma Renold, a free online activism toolkit for young people, has been launched in the USA

Girl looking down

Majority of Further Education students have experienced dating and relationship violence

17 November 2017

Over 50% of 16-19 year old students in Further Education experienced some form of violence when dating or in a relationship

Social Care

Cardiff University researchers to drive improvements in social care sector

16 November 2017

University named as research partner in new £4.85m Department for Education initiative

The Leverhulme Trust Logo 2017

Dr Des Fitzgerald wins Philip Leverhulme Prize

30 October 2017

Dr Des Fitzgerald has been awarded a £100,000 prize for his research into the relationship between architecture and neuroscience.

Fellow

New fellows of the Academy of Social Sciences

30 October 2017

Two University Professors recognised for excellence and impact of work

Graduation Singapore

First cohort of MSc Skills and Workforce Development students graduate

27 October 2017

Students graduate in a ceremony held in Singapore

Deprivation money

EU adopts new deprivation indicator after research at Cardiff University

26 October 2017

Dr Marco Pomati has contributed to research which has led to a revised indicator of deprivation in the EU

Pathway

Campaign and Cardiff launch tool-kit to link evidence and policymaking

25 October 2017

The University and the Campaign for Social Science have worked together to develop a new online tool-kit designed to help new researchers improve their political impact.

I too am Cardiff Cardiff University Glamorgan Building

#ItooamCardiff comes to the Glamorgan Building

11 October 2017

The campaign aims to give a voice to BME students

State of the Campus 2017 Poster

Students study race and ethnicity in State of the Campus project

10 October 2017

Second year students have conducted a 5-day study of race and ethnicity at Cardiff University

Times World University Rankings Cardiff University Education

Cardiff University in Top 100 in Times World University Subject Rankings

3 October 2017

Times puts Cardiff in Top 100 for Education and Social Sciences

Dr Rachel Hurdley

Dr Rachel Hurdley to present BBC Radio 4 documentary

26 September 2017

Take a trip down the corridor with Dr Rachel Hurdley

Amanda Robinson

Criminology community come to Cardiff for prestigious conference

19 September 2017

More than 1100 delegates from across the world visited Cardiff University for the European Society of Criminology annual conference.

Young girl hugs mother's leg

Visiting mothers in prison

7 September 2017

Visiting Mum: an essential asset for children of female prisoners

Crowd of people overlayed with radiowave grid

Communications policing is the new community policing

4 September 2017

Collaborative research finds UK policing approaches to social media analytics are fragmented and struggling to keep up with technological advances

Copcat London Underground Advert

A cartoon cat is helping the police in London

8 August 2017

Copcat has been warning the public of thieves on bikes stealing mobile phones

Girl playing hopscotch

Are Welsh-medium schools in south-east Wales ‘middle class’?

7 August 2017

University expert examines issue at National Eisteddfod