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School of Social Sciences staff scoop four prizes at Cardiff University’s Celebrating Excellence Awards 2022

19 December 2022

School of Social Sciences staff recognised for their achievements within the university.

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Making Well – a partnership for health and healing

6 December 2022

Fathom and Cardiff support wellbeing

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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.

Prof David James

Professor David James wins Sir Hugh Owen 2022 medal to make it three in a row for Cardiff University

21 November 2022

Professor David James third School of Social Sciences academic to receive the Hugh Owen Medal from the Learned Society of Wales for three consecutive years.

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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.

Delegates at the first ALCHIMIA meeting

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.

Luke Sloan with a copy of the SAGE handbook for Social Media Research Methods

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.

Professor Mike Levi standing outside the Glamorgan building at CArdiff University

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).