Role: Research Associate
Institution: Cardiff University
Telephone: 02920 879192
Sioned is a political sociologist at the Wales Institute of Social and Economic Research Data and Methods (WISERD). She has worked as both a University, policy and third sector researcher on projects exploring: devolution and deprivation in Wales, young people and political engagement and the impact of academic research on policy and civil society.
Sioned currently working on WISERD Civil Society looking at impact as a contested concept in understanding the relations between state and (civil) society, particularly in the context of devolution and constitutional change. She is also co-running a study of young people and the EU referendum with Dr Stuart Fox, details available here.
Pearce, S. (2016) Why did Wales Brexit through the gift shop? WISERD Blog.
Pearce, S. (2016) Making your Marx in research: Reflections on impact and the efficacy of case studies using the work of Karl Marx. LSE Impact Blog.
Pearce, S. (2016) Education, austerity and elitist political language: the rise of UKIP in understanding the Brex-factor. WISERD Blog.
Pearce, S. (2016) What’s devolution got to do with it? Youth (dis)engagement in the run-up to the EU referendum. Elections in Wales Blog.
Pearce, S. (2016) Young people and Europe. Click on Wales.
Pearce, S. (2016) Young EU supporters are more likely to turnout on the day. WISERD Blog.
Pearce, S. (2016) Boundaries, space and the youth vote – what regional variations tell us. WISERD Blog.
Pearce, S. (2016) Brexit and Between: young people and the EU referendum. WISERD Blog.
Pearce, S. (2015) Politically Engaged but Unrepresented? Attitudes to Politics Among the Voters of Tomorrow. WISERD Blog.
Fox, S. & Pearce, S. (2016) Did the EU Referendum boost youth engagement with politics? (Stuart Fox and Sioned Pearce) in Jackson, D. Thorsen, E. & Wring, D. (Eds) EU Referendum Analysis 2016: Media, Voters and the Campaign Early reflections from leading UK academics. Political Studies Association.
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’.