Research Associate

Dr Sioned Pearce is a Research Fellow in Social Policy at Cardiff University’s School of Social Sciences. She specialises in the study of international welfare regimes, poverty, youth unemployment and devolution.

She is currently completing her ESRC Fellowship in sub-state social policy to address youth unemployment and labour market precarity across the UK.

Sioned also lectures and supervises as part of the School of Social Science’s Sociology and Social Policy Degree.

Please email for more details of the project and discussion:


Mae Dr Sioned Pearce yn Gymrawd Ymchwil mewn Polisi Cymdeithasol yn Ysgol Gwyddorau Cymdeithas Prifysgol Caerdydd. Mae'n arbenigo mewn astudio cyfundrefnau lles rhyngwladol, tlodi, diweithdra ymhlith pobl ifanc a datganoli.

Ar hyn o bryd mae hi'n cwblhau ei Chymrodoriaeth ESRC mewn polisi cymdeithasol is-wladwriaethol i fynd i'r afael â diweithdra ymhlith pobl ifanc a ansicrwydd y farchnad lafur ledled y DU.

Mae Sioned hefyd yn darlithio ac yn goruchwylio fel rhan o Radd Cymdeithaseg a Pholisi Cymdeithasol yr Ysgol Gwyddor Gymdeithasol.

E-bostiwch am ragor o fanylion o’r brosiect a thrafodaeth:

Young People and the EU Referendum
This project is a study of young people’s attitudes towards and engagement with the EU referendum campaign. Using data from a dedicated UK-wide survey of under 30s and a wide range of publicly available data and academic research we will address four key themes.
Research Team:
Stuart Fox (Brunel University London), Sioned Pearce (Cardiff University)
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Analysing Focus Groups on Politics with Young People in Wales
This dataset exemplar outlines the process of analysing focus groups. It uses transcripts from research undertaken with 14- to 17-year-olds in Wales. The process of analysis, including the coding, categorising and theming, took place during July 2015. The aim was to explore...
January 2017