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