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

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Management and Governance

The WISERD Executive Group

The WISERD Executive Group is primarily comprised of the WISERD Director and the WISERD Co-Directors. Other members may be co-opted to the Executive Group. Administrative support is provided by the WISERD Hub. The role of the WISERD Executive Group is to coordinate WISERD’s research and infrastructural programmes; to maintain the connections between WISERD and the participating institutions; and to contribute to the strategic direction and future sustainability of WISERD.

Current members

WISERD Steering Group

The WISERD Steering Group is comprised of colleagues who have strategic responsibility for the delivery of social science research within each of the WISERD partner institutions. The role of the group is to monitor the overall direction of WISERD activities and offer advice on the achievement of its aims. It also plays a key role in the development of strategies to foster sustainability for the Institute.

Current members: 

WISERD Advisory Board Membership


The role of the WISERD Advisory Group is to advise on WISERD’s academic development and engagement with policy communities, especially in relation to wider developments across the UK and internationally. 


Current members:

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Latest News
New support for dementia research in Wales

20th April 2017

WISERD welcomes the news that Cardiff has been chosen as one of the locations for the UK’s largest dementia research initiative. Social scientists at WISERD, based at Cardiff University, are already focusing on finding strategies to live well with dementia.

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WISERD presents research on higher education and civil society at Public Uni event

6th April 2017

Last Friday evening, Dr Ceryn Evans presented her research on higher education and civil society at Public Uni’s 15th event at Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff. Public Uni is an event organised by Cardiff University and aims to provide researchers with an opportunity to communicate their research in engaging, bite-sized ‘chunks’ to a ‘lay audience’. Each presenter has just 10 minutes to talk about their research, using only props or pictures to help them.

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Featured Events
26 April, 1:10 pm - 2:10 pm
G3 Llandinam, DGES, Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth University

As part of the WISERD Centre for Welsh Politics and Society Seminar Series, Dr Taulant Guma from the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences at Aberystwyth University presents emerging findings from the WISERD/Civil Society project on ‘Migrants, Minorities and Engagement in Local Civil Society’.

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