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

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Information on research conducted as part of the WISERD Health, Wellbeing and Social Care theme can be found below.


The Academic Social Care Collaboration

Established in 2012, ASCC focusses on identifying and initiating effective approaches to increasing the quantity and quality of social care research and development. Read more>>>


Improving the Experience of Dementia & Enhancing Active Life (IDEAL): Living Well with Dementia

This study focuses on the potential for living well with dementia, maximising life satisfaction, reaching one's potential for well-being, and experiencing the best possible quality of life in the context of the challenges that dementia presents for individuals, relationships and communities. Read more >>


Cardiff Institute of Society, Health and Wellbeing (CISHeW) Projects

WISERD's Social Care and Wellbeing research is being delivered in partnership with CISHeW, with projects focussing on social action, policy dialogue, the dynamic nature of health and wellbeing, and social justice. Three projects are listed below. Read more >>>





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.


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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