Wales Institute of Social & Economic Research, Data & Methods
Sefydliad Ymchwil Gymdeithasol ac Economaidd, Data a Dulliau Cymru

Established in 2008, the Wales Institute of Social and Economic Research, Data & Methods (WISERD) draws together social science researchers from a number of disciplines including sociology, economics, geography and political science.

The Institute is based within five Universities in Wales: Aberystwyth, Bangor, Cardiff, South Wales and Swansea, and works in partnership with other UK Universities. Read More >>

Upcoming Events

Cardiff University, Glamorgan Building – Committee Room 1 & 2, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff, CF10 3WT
5:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Launch event for a new book edited by Dr Dawn Mannay entitled Our Changing Land: Revisiting Gender, Class and Identity in Contemporary Wales.
A demonstration of the WISERD DataPortal (WDP) and how it can be used by third sector organisations for Civil Society for mapping social and economic data made freely available as data feeds by UK and Welsh Governments.
The Open University in Wales, 18 Custom House Street, CF10 1AP
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
This is a workshop for 3rd sector participants, to assist them in formal evaluations of their activities. It will provide a package of materials to enable them to identify the impact of their activities and provide an evaluation framework for those impacts.
Glamorgan Building, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff CF10 3WA
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Co-hosted by The Wales Housing Research network at the Wales Institute of Social and Economic Research, Data & Methods (WISERD), Shelter Cymru and Welsh Government. Recent housing and homelessness policy developments in Wales have been innovative and progressive. Scholars, policy makers and practitioners from across the UK are watching closely to see the impacts of these advances. The Wales Housing Research Conference 2016 will showcase research and evaluations on contemporary Welsh housing issues, providing a platform for reflection and knowledge exchange.
Cardiff University, Glamorgan Building, King Edward VII Avenue, CF10 3WT
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
This one-day session is aimed at anybody with an interest in learning more about civil society and how it has evolved over recent decades.