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

Day 1


Inspection: what people expect, the functions, and the features - Ann Keane, former HM Chief Inspector, Estyn

Session 1

Civil Society

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The aspirations of young people attending a Welsh-medium and an English-medium school from the South Wales Valleys - Sion Llewelyn Jones, Cardiff University

A game of Chinese Whispers: An analysis of the implementation of the Welsh Baccalaureate qualification - Sara Jones, Cardiff University

Health, Well being and Social Care

Vulnerable adults and anti-social behaviour: An exploration of current policy and practice - Anne Krayner, Natalie Davies, Catherin Robinson and Rob Poole, Bangor University


A study of young peoples' labour market experiences - Louise Prendergast, Bangor University

The effect of European funder labour marker programmes on enhancing employment in Wales - Rhys Davies, WISERD, Cardiff University

Disability and disability-related employment gaps in the UK 1998-2012: Different trends in different surveys? - Victoria Wass and Gerry Makepeace, Cardiff University

Session 2

Data and Methods

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The Housing (Wales) Act: What's philosophy got to do with it? - Helen Taylor, Cardiff University

"To be Welsh and Labour are to be the same thing": The political manipulation of national identity in Wales and the Basque Country - Sophie Williams, Swansea University


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Health, Well being and Social Care

Multiple stakeholder's perspectives of providing or accessing palliative care: A qualitative evidence synthesis - Judith Burns, Bangor University

Understandings of dignity by older women from black and minority ethnic (BME) communities in Wales: Findings from a qualitative study - Roiya Saltus, University of South Wales, Christalla Pithara, Keel University


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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.


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.


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’.