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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 most recent blog article Professor Paul Chaney discusses Party Promises and Voluntarism Read more >>>

Publications

For information on WISERD publications please click here.

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Latest News
Stress, Environment and the Human Body

July 20, 2015

WISERD’s biomapping project was invited by BBC Coast to ‘stress-test’ its presenter Nicholas Crane.

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'Making the Case for Social Science in Wales' has now launched

July 14, 2015

Launching today in London, ‘Making the Case for the Social Sciences 10 – Wales’ comprises 14 case studies of research carried out by Welsh institutions which have influenced national and international governments, as well as highlighting the benefits of social science research on public policy.

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