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WISERD and Future Economies Book Launch

  On the 19th of May, WISERD and the Future Economies University Research Centre based at Manchester Metropolitan University, held an online event to launch two books: City Regions and Devolution in the UK and The Political Economy of Industrial Strategy in the UK. The event featured discussion from the authors, alongside commentary from an…

Stronger communities, healthier people: Medical summer placements November 2015

In the first week of November 2015 CISHeW’s Strong Communities, Healthier People (SCHeP) project hosted the first Student Selected Component of the new Curriculum 21 for Cardiff University medical students.  The aim of this component was to give second year medical students the opportunity to engage with local communities to get some real hands on understanding of…

Reflections on the Rising of Merthyr: The Waun Common Debates

The Merthyr Rising 2015 festival is a three day event aimed at remembering the town’s radical past and promoting a positive image of the town’s future with a mixture of music, film, performance and debate. SCHeP were proud to take part in this year’s event by sponsoring and supporting the Waun Common Debates These debates were inspired…

WISERD at The National Eisteddfod

WISERD researchers delivered presentations at this year’s Eisteddfod in Denbighshire. Mirain Rhys, Dr Kathryn Sharp and Dr Martin O’Neill delivered presentations at this year’s Eisteddfod on Thursday 8th August in Denbighshire. As part of Cardiff University’s presence at the event, WISERD researchers took part in the Discuss Cardiff space.  This provided an opportunity to showcase the…