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New Research Project for the Sutton Trust

Tracking the progress of Assisted Place holders thirty years on Co-Director Professor Sally Power will lead on a new research project, awarded to WISERD by the Sutton Trust, which will look into the progress of Assisted Place holders. The research aims to explore the long-term impact of the Assisted Places Scheme on beneficiaries’ occupational and…

Seminar Series ‘Knowing Wales’ Starts 23rd November

WISERD and the Institute of Welsh Politics are jointly hosting a seminar series on the subject of ‘Knowing Wales’. Led by prominent figures from across the social scientists and delivered at Aberystwyth University over the next 12 months, sessions focus on the shifting social, economic and political landscape of Wales in the 21st century, with…

Public Sentiments Towards Immigration in Wales

A report for the Welsh Government carried out by WISERD researchers has revealed that a larger proportion of people in Wales hold negative views on immigration compared with other parts of the UK. The final report for the Welsh Government New Ideas Social Research Fund project entitled ‘Public Sentiments Towards Immigrants and Minorities: The Difference…

Conference on Intersectionality and Belonging

Bangor Social Sciences Conference on Intersectionality and Belonging (28-29 June) On Thursday 28th and Friday 29th June, Bangor University will be hosting an international conference exploring the themes of intersectionality and belonging. The conference is a collaborative venture between the School of Social Sciences Bangor University, the Wales Institute of Social and Economic Research Data and Methods…

Major Social Science Conference Travels to North Wales

One of the most important events in the social science calendar for people concerned with social and economic issues in Wales is travelling to Bangor next week. The third annual Wales Institute of Social & Economic Research, Data & Methods’ (WISERD) Conference will bring together social science researchers, politicians, postgraduate students and public sector representatives…