Wales Institute of Social & Economic Research, Data & Methods
Sefydliad Ymchwil Gymdeithasol ac Economaidd, Data a Dulliau Cymru

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Staff profile pages, including details of how to contact a member of staff, can be found below. For general enquiries please visit our Contact Us page.

Directors & Co-Directors

Prof. David Blackaby

WISERD Co-Director

Prof. Paul Chaney

WISERD Co-Director

Prof. Howard Davis

WISERD Co-Director

Prof. Gary Higgs

WISERD Co-Director

Prof. Ian Rees Jones

WISERD Director

Prof. Sally Power

WISERD Co-Director, Director of WISERDEducation

Prof. Chris Taylor

WISERD Co-Director

Prof. Michael Woods

WISERD Co-Director

Research Staff

Dr David Beel

Research Associate

Prof. Huw Beynon

Emeritus Professor, WISERD Director 2008-2010

Dr Helen Blakely

Research Associate

Wil Chivers

Social Media Research Associate

Dr Luke Cowie

Research Fellow, ASCC

Rhys Davies

Research Fellow, Associate Director of ADRC-Wales

Prof. Stephen Drinkwater


Dr Marta Eichsteller

Research Associate

Dr Ceryn Evans

Research Associate

Dr Daniel Evans

Research Assistant

Dr Stuart Fox

Quantitative Research Associate

Dr Jesse Heley


Dr Alexandra Hillman

Research Associate

Dr Martijn Hogerbrugge

Research Associate

Dr Kimberley Horton

Research Assistant

Dr Katy Huxley

ADRC Wales Research Support Officers

Dr Laura Jones

Research Associate

Prof. Martin Jones


Dr Robin Mann


Dr Kate Moles


Dr Anthonia Onyeahialam

Research Associate

Dr Scott Orford

Reader and Research Data Co-ordinator

Dr Sioned Pearce

Research Associate

Prof. Gareth Rees

Research Professor, WISERD Director 2010 - 2013

Dr Catherine Robinson

Senior Lecturer

Dr Kevin Smith

Research Associate

Dr Ian Stafford


Ian Thomas

ADRC Wales Research Support Officers

Dr Marc Welsh

Research Associate

Professional Services Staff

Sarah Creed

Events Officer

Jill Wilmott-Doran

Communications Officer

Liza James


Samuel Jones

Research and Data Technician

Mary Perman

Departmental Administrator

Chris Phillips


Dr Rachel Vaughan

Programme Administrator, GLOBAL-RURAL

Tina Woods

Centre Administrator



Latest News
WISERD at the Wales Council for Voluntary Action Annual Conference 2015

November 27, 2015

WISERD's Co-Director Professor Paul Chaney represented WISERD at the WCVA conference this week, in Llandudno


Welsh research showcased at event celebrating social sciences in society

November 26, 2015

Research undertaken by social science researchers in Wales was celebrated this week at the launch of a new publication - ‘Making the Case for the Social Sciences 10: Wales’ -published by the Academy of Social Sciences and its Campaign for Social Science.


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