In Russia, the opposition to Putin may come from civil society

The murderous onslaught on sovereign Ukraine by Putin and his ruling clique of siloviki, or former members of the security services, has made the world aware of the enormities characterising his regime. We already had plenty of evidence of ruthlessness: Chechnya, Georgia, Syria, fomenting ethnic division in Donbass, and the Crimea. Putin, a KGB foreign intelligence…

Pŵer Partneriaeth

Bydd canolfan newydd sbarc|spark Caerdydd yn dod ag ymchwilwyr at ei gilydd i gysylltu â’i gilydd ar draws disgyblaethau ymchwil yn y gwyddorau cymdeithasol i greu ffyrdd newydd o weithio. Yn ddiweddar, cyhoeddodd yr Athro Sally Power WISERD, bapur sy’n ystyried y galwadau am ‘ecosystem ar sail tystiolaeth’ i fynd i’r afael â’r diffyg cysylltiad…

Smart Citizen kits provide residents with the opportunity to investigate local air quality

Since February 2021, we have been working with a community group in South Wales who are concerned about the air quality in their local area. We have adopted a participatory approach that facilitates the group’s work, but which also recognises the expertise of individual members and tracks how the group develops, shares and uses this…

Complex special education needs – type and timing are important factors

Characteristics closely linked to educational outcomes can vary by individual pupils’ situations and can be the result of a complex interplay between a number of risk factors. For example, being classified as having a disability such as communication difficulties, and experiencing behavioural and mental health problems can increase the risk of losing school days, which…

Safbwyntiau Newydd ar Ymfudo: Symposiwm Rhithiwr ar gyfer Ymchwilwyr ar Ddechrau eu Gyrfa a Myfyrwyr Ôl-raddedig

Cynhaliodd Rhwydwaith Ymchwil Ymfudo Cymru symposiwm ar-lein ar 19 Ionawr ar gyfer ôl-raddedigion ac ymchwilwyr ar ddechrau eu gyrfa sy’n gweithio ar faterion sy’n ymwneud ag agweddau o ymfudo yng Nghymru neu sydd wedi’u lleoli mewn sefydliadau yng Nghymru. Thema’r symposiwm oedd ‘Safbwyntiau Newydd ar Ymfudo’. Roedd y cyflwyniadau’n ymdrin â meysydd ymchwil yn amrywio o Eidalwyr…

COVID-19 and the labour market outcomes of disabled people in the UK

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted and exacerbated inequalities in society. In doing so, it has reinforced the importance of the government’s ‘levelling up’ policy agenda. In terms of protected characteristics, attention focused most immediately on ethnicity given the differences in health risk posed by COVID-19 and was subsequently concerned with gender as a result of…

Charting the Impact and Legacy of the Great Homeworking Experiment

In this blog post Alan Felstead of Cardiff University discusses the publication of his new book Remote Working: A Research Overview.  The book provides an accessible overview of the history of remote working and the impact of the massive shifts in the location of work that have occurred because of the global pandemic. One of the…

Dr Igor Calzada ar restr o 100 o’r Academyddion Mwyaf Dylanwadol yn y Llywodraeth

Mae Dr Igor Calzada yn ymddangos ar restr Apolitical o 100 o’r Academyddion Mwyaf Dylanwadol yn y Llywodraeth. Gwahoddwyd gweision sifil i enwebu’r academyddion sydd fwyaf dylanwadol i waith y llywodraeth. Mae gwaith Dr Calzada yn plethu trawsnewidiadau digidol, trefol a gwleidyddol, gan roi sylw arbennig i lywodraethau rhanbarthol ar 1. dinasyddiaeth dinas glyfar, 2. meincnodi…

Llyfr newydd ar weithio o bell

Bydd llyfr yr Athro Alan Felstead ar leoliadau gwaith sy’n newid, yn cael ei gyhoeddi ar 21 Ionawr. Mae gweithio gartref wedi dod yn gwbl amlwg yn fyd-eang dros y ddwy flynedd ddiwethaf, wrth i wleidyddion gynghori ac weithiau roi cyfarwyddyd, y dylai’r rheini sy’n gallu, weithio gartref, er mwyn lleihau lledaeniad coronafeirws. Mae Gweithio…