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Deprived areas hit hardest by changes in access to bus services during the pandemic

Public transport was severely impacted during COVID-19 as people’s daily mobility patterns changed. This led to a substantial drop in demand as many workers were instructed to work from home and social distancing measures were introduced on existing services. Department for Transport statistics show a decline from 91 to 26 million passenger journeys on local…

I Remember Mariupol: A civil society destroyed

I remember Mariupol. I visited the Russian-speaking port of around 500,000 people in the summer of 1983. It was then Zhdanov, a city of the Soviet Union on the Sea of Azov, adjacent to the Black Sea. Named, as were many Soviet cities and towns, after a prominent Communist: Andrei Zhdanov, a close associate of…

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…

Ymchwilio i anghydraddoldebau daearyddol o ran mynediad at gartrefi gofal a phreswyl

Mae papur newydd gan WISERD yn tynnu sylw at sut y gall dulliau daearyddol gyfrannu at ddealltwriaeth o anghydraddoldebau o ran mynediad at gartrefi gofal a phreswyl yng Nghymru. Cynhaliwyd yr ymchwil gan gyd-gyfarwyddwyr WISERD, yr Athro Gary Higgs a Dr Mitchel Langford, ynghyd â Chysylltydd WISERD, yr Athro Mark Llewellyn, Cyfarwyddwr Sefydliad Iechyd a…

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 (Rob Evans, Jamie Lewis and I) 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,…

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…

Cynhadledd Flynyddol WISERD 2022 – Galwad am Bapurau

Mae’n bleser gennym gyhoeddi bod y galwad am bapurau nawr AR AGOR ar gyfer Cynhadledd Flynyddol WISERD 2022. Cynhadledd Flynyddol WISERD 2022 Prifysgol Abertawe   Dydd Mercher 6 Gorffennaf a dydd Iau 7 Gorffennaf 2022 Thema ein Cynhadledd Flynyddol yw ‘Cymdeithas sifil a chymryd rhan: materion cydraddoldeb, hunaniaeth a chydlyniant mewn tirwedd gymdeithasol sy’n newid‘….

Trafodaeth Genedlaethol am Ddyfodol Cyfansoddiadol Cymru

Yn y rhifyn diweddaraf o The Welsh Agenda mae Dr Anwen Alias, cyd-gyfarwyddwr WISERD, Matthew Jarvis,  aelod o Fwrdd Gweithredol CWPS, a Mike Corcoran a Noreen Blanluet yn trafod ar ba ffurf y dylid cynnal trafodaeth genedlaethol ynglŷn â dyfodol cyfansoddiadol Cymru. Mae’r drafodaeth yn seiliedig ar y prosiect ‘Dyfodol Cyfansoddiadol’ sydd wedi’i leoli ym Mhrifysgol…