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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

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Millions more children in West and Central Africa suffering from malnutrition, according to study

17 October 2019

Experts say more robust measures are needed to understand the true scale of poverty and malnutrition

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Largest encyclopaedia of social science research methods published

15 October 2019

Co-edited by staff at School of Social Sciences

Dr Chris Mukiza, Executive Director of the Uganda Bureau of Statistics, introduces the report

50% of Ugandan children do not have three meals a day

15 October 2019

Report on levels of child poverty and deprivation in Uganda launched

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Increase in online hate speech leads to more crimes against minorities

15 October 2019

Artificial Intelligence (AI) developed to help police support victims of hate crime

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High numbers of young people experimenting with gambling, study shows

15 October 2019

Largest UK study of its kind reveals popularity of betting activities

Prof Chris Taylor 2019

New academic leadership for SPARK

24 September 2019

Professor Chris Taylor is new director

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Women’s exercise time must be ‘valued’

19 September 2019

More support needed for women who want to run to keep fit, research suggests

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Changes needed for children from Wales in secure accommodation

18 September 2019

Recommendations made to change the system of secure accommodation for children from Wales

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Major funding win for national research centre

3 September 2019

Academics to investigate key challenges facing society

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Children at risk of sexual exploitation need better support, report concludes

9 August 2019

Research uncovers ‘troubling’ picture of the care system

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New technology to monitor anti-Polish hate online

6 August 2019

Academics using cutting-edge algorithms to monitor trends

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Children in care can recover from adversity with the right adoptive environment, research finds

31 July 2019

‘Warm parenting’ can minimise negative impact of pre-adoption adversity

Professor Mike Levi receiving his outstanding achievement award from Professor Sandra Walklate

Outstanding Achievement Award for Criminologist

22 July 2019

Professor Mike Levi honoured

Meeting in Cardiff University Glamorgan Building Council Chamber

Tackling poverty and modern slavery in Brazil

9 July 2019

Cardiff University collaborates with academics and prosecutors from Brazil

Social Care

Review of Intensive Family Preservation Services

17 June 2019

Cardiff University research informing social work practice

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Evaluating research into children’s social care

12 June 2019

What Works Centre for Children’s Social Care announces Panel of Evaluators

Dr Stuart Fox and Mark Drakeford

Learned Society of Wales Awards

30 May 2019

Cardiff University researchers among winners

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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