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 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
Catchment 22: Pupils’ school and local authority area have substantial impact on chances of getting into university

September 24, 2015

WISERD Education research shows that young people who are equivalent in educational attainment and other individual characteristics have very different chances of participating in higher education simply by virtue of their school and local authority area


Wales‘ poorest children already falling behind with language by the time they start school

September 22, 2015

Professor Chris Taylor, Co-Director of the Wales Institute of Social and Economic Research Data (WISERD), at Cardiff University, has advised the Read On.Get On. campaign, which is calling for the Welsh Government to increase investment in the early years workforce and support for parents in their child’s early years.


Featured Events
11 November, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Board Room, 46 Park Place, Cardiff

As part of the ESRC Festival of Social Sciences 2015 we will demonstrate the new version of the WISERD Data Portal (WDP) with the participation of an exemplar Civil Society organisation, focussing on how the Portal can be used by third sector organisations for Civil Society research.