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SIRC in the Philippines

14 December 2016

Director of the Seafarers International Research Center hosted a session at the University of the Philippines (Diliman).

Professor Alan Felstead

Quality of working life in Britain

13 December 2016

£1m research project to provide picture of changing pattern of job quality and skills

Analyse this

Analyse this

7 December 2016

To get ahead Social Analytics is the new skill to have in our data-driven world

CASS and Martin

CASS visit fosters international research collaboration

2 December 2016

The visit was part of the project “Improving Social Welfare System in China: Urbanisation, Community Development and Social Participation”.

AGENDA Postcard

Challenging gender-based and sexual violence

30 November 2016

Ground-breaking guide produced in partnership with and for young people

Quantitative research book cover

Making Social Work Count

25 November 2016

Two professors in the School of Social Sciences are among the co-authors of a new book on quantitative research methods for social work.

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Bad call

24 November 2016

Technology’s attack on referees and umpires causes game-changing errors

Professor WIlliam Housley

Professor awarded prestigious Vincent Wright Chair

21 November 2016

The Vincent Wright Chair is a visiting professorship that promotes academic exchanges between France and Britain.

Skills book cover

The 'Age of Over-Qualification'

16 November 2016

New book from Professor Caroline Lloyd and Jonathan Payne questions the role of skills in the ‘Age of Over-Qualification'.

Data library

Social Data Science Lab awarded Big Data grant

14 November 2016

The new grant from the Economic and Social Research Council will fund the core activities of the Lab over the next 3 years.

TLC

Talking and Listening to Children project presents findings

10 November 2016

CASCADE recently hosted an event presenting the key findings from their project, “Talking and Listening to Children".

Students in a row at graduation

Innovative engagement project creates bridges to higher education

3 November 2016

A partnership between the University and St David's College has led to the development and delivery of sixth form courses in the social sciences while helping to train trainee teachers.

Home

Discussing 'home' on BBC Radio

2 November 2016

Dr Rachel Hurdley recently joined radio presenter Lauren Laverne on BBC Woman's Hour to discuss the meanings of ‘home’.

Audience receiving presentation

Festival of Social Science

28 October 2016

Celebrating Cardiff University’s pioneering research in week-long event

Professor Ruth Milkman

Social movements explored in Ruth Milkman lecture

20 October 2016

Ruth Milkman, Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the City University of New York’s Graduate Center, recently delivered a keynote lecture at the School of Social Sciences.

Photograph of objects around a fireplace in someone's home

Objects of Desire

14 October 2016

Sociology research fellow, Dr Rachel Hurdley recently acted as a consultant on a BBC Radio 4 series about people’s homes and belongings.

H A T E Keys

Tackling hate online

12 October 2016

Cardiff University experts join forces with Welsh Government to tackle cyberhate

Combatting crime and corruption in many of the world’s ports

11 October 2016

Seafarers routinely face threats of coercion and blackmail in many ports around the world, according to a major new project from the Seafarers International Research Centre.

Online Surveillance

Innovators test ways of building better public services

23 September 2016

Innovating better public services

LA Street

Tackling hate crime in Los Angeles

22 September 2016

University team awarded over $800,000 by the US Department of Justice to develop real-time predictions of hate crime using Twitter