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Information on research conducted as part of the WISERD Economic and Social Inequalities theme can be found below.

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This website was launched at the Social Science Festival to enhance engagement with our work on disability. The website hosts a film Disability Talking in which four disabled people describe the barriers and supports that they encounter in the workplace.

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Wales Housing Research Network

 This network looks to advance housing research in Wales by brings together researchers and organisations working in this field. Read More >>

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david_blackaby.pngProfessor David Blackaby discusses his findings on regional variations in public-private sector wage differences as part of the Labour Market Implications of Changes in the Public Sector project.

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Labour Market Implications of Changes in the Public Sector

In 2010 the UK Government announced its intention to promote a rebalancing of the UK economy, away from public sector and towards the private sector. This research focuses on:

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Latest News
Young People and Brexit

22nd March 2017

WISERD has recently been awarded ESRC funding to carry out a new interdisciplinary study into how young people in the UK feel about, and are responding to, the most significant policy issue of this Parliament: the UK’s exit from the European Union.

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Poverty and Food Banks in Wales

16th March 2017

Poverty and the rise of food banks in Wales were the focus of research shared at WISERD’s latest civil society seminar, held at Cardiff last night. PhD student, David Beck and Dr Hefin Gwilym from Bangor University’s School of Social Sciences presented findings from their research exploring the experience of food poverty in Wales.

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Featured Events
28 March, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Executive Boardroom, Visualisation Centre, Aberystwyth University

As part of the WISERD Civil Society Seminar series, Tom Jones OBE presents an insider’s perspective on the role of civil society organizations in policy-making in Wales, the UK and Europe.

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26 April, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Aberystwyth University (room to be confirmed)

As part of the WISERD Centre for Welsh Politics and Society Seminar Series, Dr Taulant Guma from the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences at Aberystwyth University presents emerging findings from the WISERD/Civil Society project on ‘Migrants, Minorities and Engagement in Local Civil Society’.

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