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And the winner is…

Amy Jones from Swansea University wins the PhD student Poster Competition at the WISERD Annual Conference. Amy Jones, a PhD student from Swansea University, was delighted to win the PhD Student Poster competition at this year’s WISERD Annual Conference. The competition was part of a research poster exhibition at Wales’ largest social science conference.  Hosted…

Celebrating WISERD Conference Success with Image Gallery

This year’s WISERD Annual conference was a great success with nearly 150 delegates and over 80 papers presented, cementing the event as the largest social science conference in Wales.  Academics and non-academics from a diverse range of disciplines and areas of interest shared their research at the two-day event at the University of South Wales…

‘Wales workers happiest but paid less and have lower skills, says report’

Professor Alan Felstead and Rhys Davies discussion following the launch of their research on the 2012 Skills and Employment Survey. They found that workers in Wales are paid less than elsewhere in Britain and do lower skilled jobs, but they were the happiest and most committed. Wales Online – https://www.walesonline.co.uk/business/business-news/cardiff-university… BBC News – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-23223035 ESRC – http://www.esrc.ac.uk/news-events-and-publications/publications/magazin…

WISERD’s first podcast!

  WISERD is delighted to announce the first in a series of podcasts about WISERD projects and research activity. Click here to listen to Dr Kate Moles and Dr Alex Morgan talk about their three year evaluation of Pori Drwy Stori, a bilingual reading intervention designed to raise educational outcomes for young children by increasing…

New to Annual Conference – Beyond 2011 Census Programme

The Welsh Government will be hosting a session at the WISERD 2013 Annual Conference which will afford attendees the opportunity to learn more about the Office for National Statistics Beyond 2011 Consultation on the future of the Census programme.  Attendees will be updated on progress on the programme, and be given the opportunity to feedback…

Keynote Speeches Confirmed for WISERD Annual Conference

Professor Lindsay Paterson, Professor Laura McAllister and Professor David Martin to give Keynote Speeches at Annual Conference. Keynote speakers for WISERD’s fourth annual conference have been confirmed.  Discussing topics on national identity; devolution; and the Census, the three speakers will deliver their keynote address to an audience of academic, policy, public, private and third sector…