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Are there differences in volunteering in health and social care and responses to the Coronavirus in England and Wales?

This week, hundreds of thousands of volunteers reported for duty and have started helping the NHS in its fight against coronavirus. The public’s response in volunteering to assist the NHS has been one of the most positive reactions to the current coronavirus crisis. In particular, over 250,000 people living in England signed up to volunteer to provide help for…

COVID-19: ymatebion mewn cymdeithas sy’n newid yn gyflym

  Mae firws COVID-19 yn newid y ffordd rydym ni’n byw ein bywydau, ac mae ein cymdeithas a’n heconomi’n gorfod addasu. O gau ysgolion a’r newidiadau o ran asesu i rôl cymdeithas sifil a’r effaith ar weithwyr, gall ein hymchwil helpu i wneud synnwyr o rai o’r newidiadau hyn. Dros yr wythnosau nesaf, er mwyn…

New research reveals rights violations of disabled people in the Commonwealth of Independent States

New research by WISERD Co-Director, Professor Paul Chaney, analyses civil society organisations’ (CSOs’)  perspectives on the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). Over the past decade, the majority of CIS countries have finally ratified the CRPD, offering new rights for the region’s…

Gender Pay Gap Transparency Legislation in the UK: How have employers responded?

The Equality Act Regulations 2017 required all firms with over 250 employees in the UK to publish their gender pay gap (GPG) annually. This paved the way for employers to focus on causes of and solutions to gender-related wage discrimination. Mandatory GPG reporting was designed to be the first step in helping firms identify their…

What maps reveal about the impacts of austerity

Following nearly a decade of austerity, local authorities face funding challenges that are having major impacts on the ways public services are delivered. Financial pressures, combined with increasing demand and expectations from the public for accessible and timely services, are having a detrimental effect on those social groups most reliant on essential facilities. In our…

Cynnal 10fed Cynhadledd Flynyddol WISERD

Cynhaliwyd 10fed Cynhadledd Flynyddol WISERD ar 3 a 4 Gorffennaf yng Nghanolfan Gynadledda Medrus ym Mhrifysgol Aberystwyth. Thema’r gynhadledd eleni oedd Cymdeithas Sifil a Chymryd Rhan, a denodd y digwyddiad, sef cynhadledd y gwyddorau cymdeithasol fwyaf Cymru, dros 100 o gynadleddwyr o’r sectorau academaidd, polisi, cyhoeddus, preifat a’r trydydd sector. Dechreuodd y gynhadledd gyda dwy…

If your sexual orientation is accepted by society you will be happier and more satisfied with your life

In recent years LGBT+ rights have improved dramatically. Same-sex marriage is now legally performed and recognised in 28 countries. Equality laws protect LGBT+ people at work and increased media coverage is improving knowledge and awareness of sexual orientations. More is to be done, however, to ensure equality for all, and researchers have been looking into…

Cynhadledd Flynyddol WISERD 2019 i’w chynnal ar 3ydd-4ydd Gorffennaf

Ymhen pythefnos, bydd WISERD yn cynnal ei Gynhadledd Flynyddol yng Nghanolfan Gynadledda Medrus ym Mhrifysgol Aberystwyth. Thema eleni yw Cymdeithas Sifil a Chyfranogiad. Bydd cyfle i’r cynadleddwyr drafod ymchwil arloesol, rhyngddisgyblaethol o Gymru a thu hwnt, gan ganolbwyntio ar ymagweddau at gymdeithas sifil a chyfranogiad sydd wedi’u mabwysiadu mewn ystod eang o feysydd polisi. Bydd…

WISERD yng Nghynhadledd Rhwydwaith Cyd-gynhyrchu Cymru

Denodd stondin arddangos WISERD lawer o ddiddordeb yng nghynhadledd flynyddol Rhwydwaith Cyd-gynhyrchu Cymru yn Wrecsam heddiw. Gallwn Gyda’n Gilydd: Cynigiodd Dathliad o Gyd-gynhyrchu a Chynhwysiant yng Nghymru gyfleoedd allweddol i rwydweithio a chysylltu ein gwaith â sefydliadau o’r trydydd sector a’r sector cyhoeddus. Nod y diwrnod oedd ystyried llunio polisïau a gwasanaethau ar y cyd,…