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Alexandra Williams

Alex Williams.jpgRole: Research Programme Manager

Institution: WISERD Hub, Cardiff University

E-mail: WilliamsAM9@cardiff.ac.uk

Telephone: +44 (0)29 208 79710

Alex is responsible for providing strategic oversight, coordination and delivery of WISERD research programmes. 

Alex has worked at Cardiff University for over eight years in Research Support and Project Management roles, mostly within the Cardiff School of Social Sciences.  Her experience includes roles at the Masters in Educational Practice (MEP) funded by Welsh Government; the Network of Experts on Social Aspects of Education and Training (NESET) funded by the European Commission; and at supporting research and capacity building at WISERD . Prior to Cardiff University, Alex worked at the Financial Services Authority (FSA) where she assisted with the development of the FSA's regulatory policy and advised regulated financial firms and FSA staff on FSA Training and Competence rules. 

Alex holds a BA (Hons) in Geography from Exeter University and an NVQ in Business Administration.  

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Latest News
Young People and Brexit

22nd March 2017

WISERD has recently been awarded ESRC funding to carry out a new interdisciplinary study into how young people in the UK feel about, and are responding to, the most significant policy issue of this Parliament: the UK’s exit from the European Union.

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Poverty and Food Banks in Wales

16th March 2017

Poverty and the rise of food banks in Wales were the focus of research shared at WISERD’s latest civil society seminar, held at Cardiff last night. PhD student, David Beck and Dr Hefin Gwilym from Bangor University’s School of Social Sciences presented findings from their research exploring the experience of food poverty in Wales.

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Featured Events
26 April, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Aberystwyth University (room to be confirmed)

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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