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Adolescent wellbeing improved by online contact with close friends

1 December 2022

Frequent communication with ‘real life’ friends associated with better mental health in young people, but virtual-only friendships linked to lower wellbeing

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University celebrates Living Wage Week

22 November 2022

Employers and employees have celebrated #LivingWageWeek in Wales by marking Cardiff’s journey towards becoming a Living Wage City.

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UNICEF and the School of Social Sciences seek to support national statistical systems in the United Republic of Tanzania

18 November 2022

School of Social Sciences and UNICEF collaborate to help generate policy-relevant analysis to monitor child poverty and material deprivation.

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Significant funding granted for new research project to increase the sustainability of steel production

11 November 2022

School of Social Science professors to be influential in helping reshape steel production.

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School of Social Sciences PhD student wins special recognition at inaugural Cardiff University awards

28 October 2022

School of Social Sciences’ PhD student Rania Vamvaka was one of eight alumni to win a special recognition award.

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Second edition of major social media research methods handbook published

21 October 2022

The second edition of the SAGE Handbook for Social Media Research Methods focuses on methods for working with social media data across several platforms, the ethics of social media research, and issues of representation.

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Cardiff University professor first to receive a lifetime scholarship award from three societies of criminology

12 October 2022

Professor Mike Levi wins his latest criminology scholarship from the European Society of Criminology (ESC).

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School of Social Sciences staff host series of events for Black History Month

10 October 2022

Black History Month marked with three events in collaboration with Y Lab and sbarc|spark.

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Areas of the UK where more people voted remain saw smaller increases in hate crime following historic Brexit vote

5 October 2022

Researchers compared the effect of the vote on hate crime with other ‘trigger’ events

Children who started secondary school in 2021 were more likely to report elevated symptoms of depression, analysis shows

2 August 2022

Findings based on responses to two large national surveys of young people in Wales