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Raising the educational attainment of looked after children in Wales

8 February 2016

CASCADE research helps inform new Welsh Government strategy

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Choosing active role models to inspire girls

4 February 2016

New study aims to provide sustained changes in physical activity and increase awareness of cancer-preventative behaviours in girls

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The best route out of poverty?

1 February 2016

New study on in-work poverty and policy in the UK

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Tackling child poverty in Wales

27 January 2016

Conference presents latest findings

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Young people positive about Merthyr Tydfil

27 January 2016

Research reveals perceptions of stigmatised locations

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Challenging deficit models of poverty

19 January 2016

Research event will challenge the increasing tendency of policy-makers to treat poverty as the fault of specific groups or individuals

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The Refusal of Work

13 January 2016

New publication explores the theory and practice of resistance to work

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Influential social work researcher joins University

8 January 2016

One of the UK’s leading researchers in social work has joined the University and will help further its reputation for impact and research excellence in social sciences.

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Bourdieu: The Next Generation

7 January 2016

PhD student co-edits book on applying influential sociologist’s work to contemporary issues

Recognising outstanding contribution to teaching practice

6 January 2016

Students enrolled on the Masters in Educational Practice (MEP) in the School of Social Sciences will now have the opportunity to win a new award for the outstanding teacher inquiry report submitted as part of their final research projects.