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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

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Brexit hate crime

9 February 2017

Social Data Science Lab awarded £250,000 grant to set up centre to monitor Brexit-related hate crime on social media