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.
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.
This summit will mainly discuss existing and possible future labour market interventions in response to large-scale job losses across traditional industries (deindustrialization) in Wales, with a particular focus on the North West Wales labour market.
This event is an introductory hands-on session aimed at those in the voluntary sector with an interest in either using or doing research.
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.