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Dyfan Powel

Role: Research Associate
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Institution: DGERS, Aberystwyth University

Email: dhp4@aber.ac.uk      

Telephone: 01970 622573

Biography

I joined as a Research Associate on the WISERD Education, Language & Identity project while completing my doctoral thesis in July 2016. The ESRC funded project examined sub-state international democracy promotion while based at the International Politics department at Aberystwyth University. I also hold an MScEcon in Welsh Politics and Society, and had previously spent over five years working at the National Assembly for Wales.

Research Interests

Paradiplomacy; Democracy Promotion; Democratization; Welsh Politics; Identity; Education policy

Current Research

I am currently working alongside the other members of the Education, Language & Identity project, exploring understandings of identity that young people acquire from statutory and voluntary educational institutions.

Publications

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WISERD is part of the new Alzheimer’s Society Centre of Excellence

20th June 2017

Alzheimer’s Society has announced today (Tuesday 20 June) that it has committed almost £2million to the University of Exeter, as part of its biggest-ever single investment in dementia care research, which WISERD will be continuing to contribute to.

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Latest findings from the Young People and Brexit project - 'revenge of the young remainers'?

14th June 2017

In light of the 2017 General Election, in which the youth vote became one of the defining features, Dr Stuart Fox and Dr Sioned Pearce update us on the latest findings from the Young People and Brexit project. Using new data, they discuss whether there really was a ‘youth surge’ in votes and whether this election really was the ‘revenge of the young remainers’?

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