WISERD analysed turnout data for the 2011 NAW elections and produced a report for the Electoral Commission.
Connected Communities is a cross-Research Council research programme led by the AHRC. The proposed vision for the Programme is “to mobilise the potential for increasingly inter-connected communities to enhance self-reliance, regeneration, sustainability, health & well-being by better connecting research, stakeholders and communities.”
The aim of this project was to investigate public sentiments in Wales towards immigrants and immigration.
The research was concerned with examining the degree of integration of people for whom their national origins or those of their parents lies in a country outside the European Union.
The immigration flows to the UK that followed European Union (EU) enlargement in 2004 is thought to have constituted the largest wave of immigration in the UK’s history (Salt and Rees, 2006).
This four week project was focused on evaluating the effectiveness of culturally based approaches for engaging young people.
This project aimed to create a series of community audio walks around Grangetown, one of Cardiff’s inner-city neighbourhoods.
Building on the success of the Beacon for Wales funded ‘Sounding the Way’ project in 2011 - where young male residents of Grangetown produced audio walks allowing them to explore their community and express their identities – this new project will involve the women of Grangetown.
This project was a joint venture with the Institute of Education, Centre for Longitudinal Studies and the ESRC Centre for Research on Socio-cultural change (Manchester University).
The project was centred on young people and housing and looked to determine the profile of the housing system in 2020, attempting to ascertain how policy and practice will need to change in response to potential future needs.