WISERD 2015 Annual Conference call for papers now open


We are pleased to announce that the call for papers for the WISERD 2015 Annual Conference is now open.

The sixth annual WISERD Conference will take place from 30th June to 2nd July 2015 at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff. We are delighted to be able to confirm that Karl Wilding, Director of Public Policy at the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) and writer and political economist Will Hutton have agreed to deliver two of our keynote addresses at the 2015 event.

Conference Themes

We are inviting proposals which address the following research themes:

  • Education
  • Social Care, Health & Wellbeing
  • Civil Society
  • Inequalities
  • Data & Methods
  • Devolution

There will also a be a series of Open Sessions reflecting the broader research interests and priorities of the social science and policy sectors within Wales, the UK and internationally.

WISERD conferences have an emphasis on fostering collaboration and inter-disciplinarity and we welcome contributions from colleagues from all academic disciplines and sectors, as well as presentations from PhD students and colleagues from the public, policy and practice communities.

To submit a proposal

To view the full call for papers please click here. Proposals for papers; colloquium; workshops; panels; workshops and poster/exhibition materials should take the form of a short abstract. An online form is available here.

The deadline for submission of abstracts is Friday 27th February 2015.

Further information

For further information about the conference please click here

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