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AGENDA Postcard

Celebrating AGENDA’s first steps

18 July 2017

Educating AGENDA conference celebrates the project’s impact so far

Captain at ship's helm

The religious lives of international seafarers

23 June 2017

New research examines experience of seafarers, port chaplains and welfare workers

Professor Paul Chaney winner of Chwarae Teg Womenspire 17 Man of the Year

Professor Paul Chaney wins Man of the Year award

22 June 2017

Professor Paul Chaney wins at Chwarae Teg’s #Womenspire17 awards

'Fake News' written in code

The spread of fake news following terrorist attacks

20 June 2017

Social media reactions analysed to examine the spread of fake news and its impact on behaviour

Two policemen in uniform

UPSI welcomes two CUROP students

19 June 2017

Social Science students will join the Universities' Police Science Institute this summer

£6m centre to help tackle major policy challenges

14 June 2017

Cardiff University chosen as home for Wales Centre for Public Policy

Merthyr Rising festival logo

Project’s support for festival

23 May 2017

Three-day Merthyr Rising festival includes Waun Common Debates

Woman taking money from purse

Record levels of in-work poverty revealed

22 May 2017

60% of all people in poverty in the UK live in working households, new report finds

Hay Festival signage

Healing Brexit generational divide

22 May 2017

Referendum fallout is among Cardiff University events at 30th Hay Festival

Huw Owen Medal

Cardiff academics celebrated with awards

19 May 2017

Researchers from across the University pick up prestigious medals from the Learned Society of Wales

The stigma of being looked after graphics

Online education hub for children in care

4 May 2017

Cardiff University and Welsh Government join forces to develop online resource

From left: Dr Shailen Nandy, Cardiff University, Dr Diego Angemi, Chief, Social Policy and Advocacy at UNICEF Uganda, Dr Viliami Konifelenisi Fifita, Government Statistician, Kingdom of Tonga, Mr Vincent Ssennono, Principal Statistiian at UBOS, and Dr Sebnem Hawksworth-Eroglu, University of Bristol

Working with UNICEF to improve global measures of poverty

3 May 2017

Academics at Cardiff and Bristol are working to help improve global measures of poverty.

Pregnant woman in consultation with doctor

Prenatal screening for Down’s syndrome seen as “routine practice”

24 April 2017

Healthcare practices lead to normalisation of opt-in screening for pregnant women

Handcuffs and calculator on headlines about white collar crime

ESRC Celebrating Impact Prize 2017

20 April 2017

Research into effective strategies to tackle organised crime shortlisted for prestigious award

Glamorgan Building Cardiff University

Dr Tom Hall appointed head of school

13 April 2017

School of Social Sciences appoints Dr Tom Hall as Head of School

Silhouette of young person sat on the floor

Not all sexually abused and exploited children are groomed

29 March 2017

New insights into the nature of child sexual exploitation revealed in new book

Forlorn girl sat on steps

Substance misuse and binge drinking higher in young people in foster care

2 March 2017

Adverse outcomes partly explained by poorer quality social relationships with peers and school staff

Two young children overlooking community from hillside

UK-wide study shows huge postcode disparity in proportion of children in care

28 February 2017

Children in poorest areas in Wales 16 times more likely to be looked after

Emma Renold at Agenda Launch

New expert healthy relationships group to advise on curriculum

21 February 2017

Expert panel to be chaired by Cardiff University expert in childhood studies

Gravitational waves

Documenting the discovery of gravitational waves

14 February 2017

A new book by Professor Harry Collins offers a real-time account of one of the most remarkable scientific discoveries ever made