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Masquerade

27 November 2013

New app developed by Cardiff researchers enables users to measure their understanding of different groups in society.

Funding boost for research on adoption in Wales

13 November 2013

Two new Welsh Government funded projects to help improve experiences for adopted children in Wales.

Professor Paul Atkinson delivers NCRM Annual Lecture

8 November 2013

Watch a video of Professor Atkinson presenting his lecture, 'Why do fieldwork?'

Muslim Chilhood

How do we learn to be religious?

6 November 2013

New book looks at Muslims’ success in passing faith on to next generation

Transforming lives of children and young people in care

22 October 2013

Cardiff to lead new study to improve outcomes of children in care in Wales

Care Council for Wales

Developing social work training

17 October 2013

Cardiff to work with Care Council on UK’s most comprehensive training initiatives.

State of the Campus 2013

State of the Campus 2013

8 October 2013

SOCSI students carry out largest listening campaign on a UK university campus to identify and address main issues putting pressure on Cardiff students.

enduring social networks

Enduring social networks and better jobs

4 October 2013

Assisted place holders reap benefits from private education.

Q  Step

Overhauling quantitative social science training

3 October 2013

Cardiff awarded a share of £19.5 million for ambitious programme

Erving Goffman

Celebrating the life and work of Erving Goffman

30 September 2013

Special conference held to mark 30 years since Erving Goffman published his Presidential Address to the American Sociological Association.

Professor Randall Collins

Professor Randall Collins visits Cardiff to give Distinguished Lecture

30 September 2013

Cardiff welcomes eminent American sociologist to present lecture on Violence as Emotional Dominance.

Dr Matthew Williams

Hate Crime still a daily reality for people in Wales claims new study

23 September 2013

The findings from the biggest hate crime study ever carried out in Wales and England is launched at the Senedd by Jeff Cuthbert AM.

Pathway Students

Pathway students achieve their ambition to study Social Science

18 September 2013

The first cohort of Pathway to Social Science students have joined the Cardiff School of Social Sciences after successfully completing the first part of their learning Pathway at the University’s Centre for Lifelong Learning.

Dr Adam Fletcher

Study finds evidence of black markets for junk food in schools

10 September 2013

Recent school food legislation in England completely banning a wide range of products in state-maintained schools may have done more harm than good.

widening access

Widening access students' progress at university

31 July 2013

'Low participation neighbourhood' has little effect on students' progress.

Preventing smoking in teenagers

22 May 2013

Schools-based intervention programme recognised for its success.

Social care research in Wales

17 April 2013

Funding boost for research and practice in children’s social care.

Masters in Education module launched

10 January 2013

Education Minister welcomes first cohort of teachers to flagship Masters programme

Trouble at work

26 July 2012

Public sector workers besieged on all sides, new Cardiff book shows

New Pathway to Social Science

21 June 2012

Lifelong Learning opens new route for mature students.