Here you will find links to archived research projects relating to the School.
Adult Learning @ Home
Adult Learning @ Home was a two year research project based in the School of Social Sciences at Cardiff University, funded by the ESRC. The project involved Professor John Furlong, Professor Stephen Gorard, Dr Neil Selwyn, and Louise Madden.
A link to the website of 'Inclusive Governance'. Limited self-government and the creation of the National Assembly for Wales in 1999 has introduced a new era in Welsh politics, one that has been associated with an attempt to create functioning Inclusive Government. This website draws together four research projects exploring the success of these efforts over the last five years, including projects involving Professor Ralph Fevre and Dr Paul Chaney from the School.
International comparative study of social interaction and stratification scales
A link to the CAMSIS project (International comparative study of social interaction and stratification scales), which was an internationally comparative assessment of the structures of social interaction and stratification across a number of countries, involving Professor Ken Prandy of the Cardiff School of Social Sciences.
A link to the website of the project 'Measuring Markets: The case of the Education Reform Act 1988', which involved Professor Stephen Gorard, Professor John Fitz and Dr Chris Taylor and the Cardiff School of Social Sciences. It involved studying the changing social composition of school intakes in England & Wales since 1988 and their relationship with admissions procedures, 'local' markets and examination performances.
Network of Development Researchers (NDR)
A link to the NDR website, a multi-disciplinary group that was interested in development issues which aimed to exchange knowledge and information and influence policy change through research.
Research Capacity-Building Network
A link to the website of the Research Capacity Building Network (RCBN), part of the Economic and Social Research Council's (ESRC) Teaching and Learning Research Programme (TLRP). Its office is based at the Cardiff University School of Social Sciences, and the network involves Professor Gareth Rees from the School.
Teenage Alcohol Project (TAP)
A link to the Teenage Alcohol Project, which aimed to help young people to respect alcohol and to reduce binge-drinking and drunkenness. The project involved Professor Laurence Moore and Professor Mick Bloor from Cardiff School of Social Sciences.
The Triangle Project
The website of the Triangle Project, one of seven research projects funded by the National Assembly for Wales under its Sustainable Health Action Research Programme (SHARP). It will help three Local Health Alliances (Cardiff, Merthyr Tydfil and Powys) develop a partnership approach with local communities to reduce health inequalities in their areas over the next five years.