The latest news stories from the Cardiff School of Social Sciences:
23 May 2014
Mark Drakeford AM has launched new CASCADE research centre that will focus on children’s social care in Wales.
22 May 2014
COSMOS study finds Twitter love for Lee Rigby stronger than hate for his killers
16 May 2014
Dr Richard Watermeyer has led three large scale UK-wide consultations with the public to evaluate their views on emerging science and technology research and policies.
12 May 2014
Professor Mike Levi is this year’s recipient of the Sellin-Glueck award in criminology, the highest award given by The American Society of Criminology to scholars from outside the USA.
24 April 2014
Professor Paul Atkinson and Dr Sara Delamont have been elected to The Learned Society of Wales in the 2014 Election of new Fellows.
28 March 2014
A group of senior Welsh academics have come together to call for the Welsh Government to bring forward legislation to remove the legal defence of ‘reasonable punishment’ for adults who physically assault children.
19 March 2014
Research results emerging from the Skills and Employment Survey continue to inform the skills debate.
12 March 2014
Professor Martin Innes is the first ever academic appointed to the College of Policing’s professional committee to provide his expertise into a range of national policing issues.
7 March 2014
Findings from recent research into pre-teen experiences of sexism and sexual harassment are being used to support a protest march at Downing Street.
4 March 2014
Women Adding Value to the Economy (WAVE) project release major new report revealing the full extent of gender segregated working in Wales.
3 March 2014
Cardiff University has been ranked in the top 100 for Sociology in the most recent QS World University Rankings.
6 February 2014
Dozens of women and girls in Wales are at risk of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), according to experts at the School of Social Sciences.
21 January 2014
An innovative advisory group made up of young people has helped raise their aspirations while improving the quality of public health research.
13 January 2014
The Universities’ Police Science Institute (UPSI) has been awarded £46,000 from the College of Policing to strengthen links between academics and the police.
18 December 2013
The underlying gender pay gap in Wales is significantly wider than the latest headline UK earning figures would indicate according to recent research.
11 December 2013
Papers by SOCSI academics have been nominated for the SAGE Prize in Innovation and Excellence
10 December 2013
Research at the School of Social Sciences featured in the latest edition of the ESRC’s flagship magazine ‘Britain in’.
6 December 2013
Dr Sara Delamont honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award at Cardiff University’s Celebrating Excellence Awards
5 December 2013
Breakthrough research has revealed how pre-teen boys and girls feel about growing up in an increasingly sexist society.
4 December 2013
New research led by UPSI will examine the community impacts of the Lee Rigby murder using innovative social media analysis
28 November 2013
Research reveals new evidence on violence against women from asylum-seeker, refugee and migrant communities in Wales
27 November 2013
MOBO award-winning hip hop artist Akala to deliver guest lecture to social science students.
27 November 2013
New app developed by Cardiff researchers enables users to measure their understanding of different groups in society.
13 November 2013
Two new Welsh Government funded projects to help improve experiences for adopted children in Wales
8 October 2013
Watch a video of Professor Atkinson presenting his lecture, 'Why do fieldwork?'
6 November 2013
New book looks at Muslims’ success in passing faith on to next generation
22 October 2013
Cardiff to lead new study to improve outcomes of children in care in Wales
17 October 2013
Cardiff to work with Care Council on UK’s most comprehensive training initiatives
8 October 2013
SOCSI students carry out largest listening campaign on a UK university campus to identify and address main issues putting pressure on Cardiff students.
3 October 2013
Cardiff awarded a share of £19.5 million for ambitious programme
30 September 2013
Special conference held to mark 30 years since Erving Goffman published his Presidential Address to the American Sociological Association. More
30 September 2013
Cardiff welcomes eminent American sociologist to present lecture on Violence as Emotional Dominance. More
23 September 2013
The findings from the biggest hate crime study ever carried out in Wales and England is launched at the Senedd by Jeff Cuthbert AM. More
18 September 2013
The first cohort of Pathway to Social Science students have joined the Cardiff School of Social Sciences after successfully completing the first part of their learning Pathway at the University’s Centre for Lifelong Learning. More
10 September 2013
Recent school food legislation in England completely banning a wide range of products in state-maintained schools may have done more harm than good. More