Events

Comparing the mental health of young carers to children without caring responsibilities: Results of a longitudinal SEM study.

Presented by Ed Janes During this seminar I will be presenting on the quantitative component of my mixed methods doctoral study, Caring Lives: What do young people who care for family members need to thrive?  The study aimed to revisit early research challenges concerning (1) how to identify and recruit from a group that are…

A Globally Responsible Wales: exploring how Wales can contribute to global wellbeing

Presented by Susie Ventris Field  Of all the goals in the Well-being of Future Generations Act, the least well understood and implemented is the globally responsible Wales goal – how policy and practice in Wales can have a positive impact on global well-being, or at least avoid harm. The Welsh Centre for International Affairs have…

Research Workshop with Professor Charles Sabel

About this Event The purpose of this Research Workshop is to provide an opportunity for researchers at all career levels across a wide field of policy areas, with an interest in experimentalist governance and policy change. The workshop will be led by Professor Charles Sabel (Columbia University) who will discuss the theoretical framework for experimentalist…

Fixing the Climate: Strategies for an Uncertain World

Professor Charles Sabel is WISERD ESRC Civil Society Centre International visitor for 2022. At this event he will be talking about his new book co-authored with David G. Victor that applies ideas from experimentalist governance (XG) to climate change. Following the presentation there will be a question and answer session for audience members. Charles Sabel is…

Invisible boundaries to access and participation in public spaces: Navigating community diversity within ethnic minority communities

Presented by Najia Zaidi The research examines invisible boundaries which prevent ethnic minority communities accessing urban public spaces, including complex dynamics of ethnicity, caste and class. Focusing on the case study of Gujrati community in Leicester, it shows multiple cultural sensitivities that are often not taken into consideration by civil society institutions, even as they…

Training and Capacity Building: Online Qualitative Interviewing

Presented by Karen Lumsden This course provides an in-depth introduction to successfully conducting online qualitative interviews. Traditionally, online interviews have tended to be viewed as inferior to the physical face-to-face interview. However, online qualitative interviews can offer us a valuable means by which to conduct social research with a range of diverse groups via various…

The Right to the City?: An International Comparative Exploration of Child-Friendly Cities.

Presented by Rhian Powell The development plans of cities are often created with economic expansion in mind, which means the needs and voices of children and young people are often overlooked. However, as increasing numbers of people are now living within cities (the UN predicts that by 2050 68% of the world’s population will live…

Fair Work in Wales Symposium

In his speech to the Welsh Labour Party Conference in March 2017 the then First Minister. Carwyn Jones said ‘I want to make Wales a fair work nation’. The Fair Work Commission was set up to make recommendations about making this happen. Its report was published three years ago. Since then, significant progress has been…

Launch Conference for Foundational Alliance Wales

The conference will launch the FE Alliance and progress its project of building alliances for change and foundational renewal in Wales. It will highlight foundational objectives and ways of working which can sustain household liveability and responsible providers within planetary limits. Illustrated with presentations by shining light social innovators who are putting foundational thinking into…

Wales Housing Research Conference 2022

Co-hosted by the WISERD Wales Housing Research Network, the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence, and Shelter Cymru. About the conference Housing policy and practice in Wales continues to develop at pace. The Wales Housing Research Conference 2022 provides an opportunity to pause, share research evidence, and reflect on contemporary Welsh housing issues. The conference…