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

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WISERD News Magazine

WISERD News is our tri-annual publication that features all the latest information on research projects, successful funding bids, innovative programmes and collaborations, news of our training events and conferences, and lots more!

All previous editions are available to view electronically by clicking the relevant link below:

Issue 13 February 2016

Issue 12 - October 2015

Issue 11 - June 2015

Issue 10 - January 2015

Issue 9 - April 2014

Issue 8 - December 2013

Issue 7 - June 2013

Issue 6 – October 2012

Issue 5 – March 2012

Issue 4 – October 2011

Issue 3 – July 2011

Issue 2 – February 2011 

Issue 1 – August 2010

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Latest News
EU Referendum Results: What does it mean for Wales?

24th June 2016

Professor David Blackaby comments on the implications for Wales of leaving the EU.


An update from the WISERD Housing Network

16th June 2016

The Housing Network's most recent meeting saw them discuss topics including: housing research and ‘big data’ analysis, the potential for future collaborative research bids, and an upcoming conference on Housing Data which is scheduled to take place at Cardiff University in the autumn.


Featured Events
29 June, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cardiff University, Cardiff Business School, Aberconway Building, Colum Drive, Cardiff, CF10 3EU

Understanding Society and the Wales Institute of Social & Economic Research, Data & Methods (WISERD), University of Cardiff, are running two training events designed to develop your knowledge and skills in using large scale longitudinal studies.


11 July, 10:45 am - 1:00 pm
Cardiff University , Rm -1.31 Glamorgan Building, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff, CF10 3WT

Research on poverty, inequality and big data will be presented by academics from Cardiff University’s School of Social Sciences. Lead by our panel discussants the session will then open up debate with participants to further explore these topics.


This event will bring together leading academics from the UK and US to discuss the current state of play regarding data linkage and the likely future direction of developments in this area