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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

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Working towards a fully sustainable energy sector

18 July 2023

Cardiff experts participate in £53m UKRI initiative to boost knowledge, innovation and new technologies

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Director of Research awarded Academy of Medical Educators’ highest lifetime Fellowship award

14 July 2023

Cardiff University Director of Research awarded Honorary Fellowship

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Job quality is worse for teachers who are expecting an Ofsted inspection, report finds

13 July 2023

Action needed to tackle recruitment and retention crisis facing the sector, academics conclude

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Funding granted for international public policy project aiming to understand the relationship between poverty and wellbeing

12 July 2023

Funding awarded for collaborative project between Welsh and Swiss universities examining the relationship between low-quality work, poverty and wellbeing

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Impact of visual technologies on policing subject of new research

10 July 2023

Researchers seeking greater understanding of the ways video footage is challenging and influencing police practices

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Cardiff University course director among editors in first handbook dedicated to social work in Wales

27 June 2023

Cardiff University teaching staff in editor group who delivered Wales’ first-ever social work handbook.

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“My placement really helped me develop my analysis skills and build my confidence.”

31 May 2023

Placement student Emelie chatted with us about her work experience at Cardiff University.

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Work with us: We are recruiting a director for our new research centre

19 May 2023

We are looking for a director of our new research centre

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“Listen to us”: young people still too rarely consulted about relationships, sex and sexuality education

4 May 2023

Research found young people have many ideas on what and how they want to learn