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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

Ruth Milkman

A New Political Generation

19 September 2016

Professor Ruth Milkman returns to Cardiff to deliver lecture on A New Political Generation: Millennial-Led Social Movements in the 21st Century USA

Container ship leaving port

Improving safety at sea

14 September 2016

Concerns over the safety of life-saving appliances could put seafarers at increased risk

Landmark study on global container port health and safety

9 September 2016

Cardiff research points to way ahead in improving health, safety and welfare of workers

Refugee Crisis

The Current Migration Crisis in Europe

24 August 2016

Timely symposium addresses Europe’s refugee crisis in UK context

Cover of Are We All Scientific Experts Now by Harry Collins

Are we all scientific experts now?

15 August 2016

Professor Harry Collins sparks debate on US university campus

Students in the Glamorgan Building

2016 student satisfaction scores

12 August 2016

High rating from our students in the National Student Survey

Postgraduates

Preparing the next generation of leading social science researchers

11 August 2016

Cardiff successful in bid for new ESRC Wales Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP)

Speakers at the Quantitative Research Workshop

In Conversation with Hout, Grusky and Snipp

18 July 2016

A Quantitative Research Workshop on Poverty, Inequality and Big Data

Staff and students from the MSc Skills and Workforce Development in Singapore

Singapore-based Master’s celebrates successful second year

14 July 2016

Excellent feedback from the first MSc Skills and Workforce Development cohort encouraged 18 new recruits to join the course in 2016.

Teacher

Welsh are Masters in Educational Practice

12 July 2016

Graduation day for first cohort from Masters in Educational Practice