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Information on research conducted within the WISERD Civil Society theme, including as part of the Civil Society Research Centre, can be found below.

WISERD Civil Society Research Centre

This Centre will undertake a five year research programme of multi-disciplinary, policy relevant research addressing Civil Society in Wales, the UK and Internationally. Professor Ian Rees Jones, director of the Centre, discusses below.

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Prof Saskia Sassen, Columbia University, presents an incisive critique of the consequences of an out-of-control global financial system on local communities and vulnerable groups based on her keynote presentation at the launch of the Civil Society Research Centre.

Civil Society Research Themes

Research within the WISERD Civil Society Research Centre is split up into four key themes, find out more about each of them below.

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In his first blog for WISERD Wil Chivers asks what a ‘mature debate’ on communications surveillance actually means Read more >>>

Publications

For information on WISERD publications please click here.

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Latest News
Women's marginalisation in post-war UK politics

February 3, 2016

Prof. Paul Chaney presents the findings of a recent study on the substantive representation of women in the UK Governments' post-war legislative programmes.

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Better understanding of caregivers perceptions of dementia could improve the level of support they are offered, new paper finds

February 3, 2016

A recently published paper co-authored by academics from the Centre for Research in Ageing and Cognitive Health (REACH) and WISERD explores how better understanding a caregivers perception of dementia could improve the level of support they are offered.

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Featured Events
24 February, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Room 2.28, Bute Building, Cardiff University

This event considers work exploring the experiences of children living in poverty and their thoughts and experiences of inclusion and segregation in Malmo, Sweden, through child-focused research approaches.

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18 March, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Open University In Wales, Custom House Street, Cardiff. CF10 1AP

This workshop provides a practical, hands-on guide to setting up and running a focus group.

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