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FGM in Wales 'largely unreported' say researchers

6 February 2014

Dozens of women and girls in Wales are at risk of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), according to experts at the School of Social Sciences.

Involving Young People in Research

21 January 2014

An innovative advisory group made up of young people has helped raise their aspirations while improving the quality of public health research.

UPSI secures grant to advance policing research

13 January 2014

The Universities’ Police Science Institute (UPSI) has been awarded £46,000 from the College of Policing to strengthen links between academics and the police.

Gender pay gap still a major issue in Wales

18 December 2013

The underlying gender pay gap in Wales is significantly wider than the latest headline UK earning figures would indicate according to recent research.

Three SOCSI papers nominated for prestigious SAGE prize

11 December 2013

Papers by SOCSI academics have been nominated for the SAGE Prize in Innovation and Excellence.

Britain in 2014

10 December 2013

Research at the School of Social Sciences featured in the latest edition of the ESRC’s flagship magazine ‘Britain in’.

Lifetime Achievement Award for Dr Sara Delamont

6 December 2013

Dr Sara Delamont honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award at Cardiff University’s Celebrating Excellence Awards.

Boys and girls speak out on sexism and sexual harassment

5 December 2013

Breakthrough research has revealed how pre-teen boys and girls feel about growing up in an increasingly sexist society.

School children

Sexism and sexual harassment

5 December 2013

Girls and boys speak about growing up in Wales

Tracing public reaction to Lee Rigby murder

4 December 2013

New research led by UPSI will examine the community impacts of the Lee Rigby murder using innovative social media analysis.

Research reveals ‘uncharted territory’ on violence against women in Wales

28 November 2013

Research reveals new evidence on violence against women from asylum-seeker, refugee and migrant communities in Wales.

Masquerade

27 November 2013

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

Hip Hop, Power and Resistance

27 November 2013

MOBO award-winning hip hop artist Akala to deliver guest lecture to social science students.

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.