Wales Institute of Social & Economic Research, Data & Methods
Sefydliad Ymchwil Gymdeithasol ac Economaidd, Data a Dulliau Cymru

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Information about research conducted as part of the WISERD Data and Methods theme can be found below.

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The Administrative Data Research Centre Wales

The ADRC Wales is part of the Administrative Data Research Network (ADRN) which was created to make the vast amount of administrative data collected by different government departments and agencies available for academic research. The Centre provides support and facilities for researchers to carry out analysis using this data at both Cardiff and Swansea universities. Read more>>>




The WISERD DataPortal

The WISERD DataPortal is a web application that enhances a researcher’s ability to search, discover, map and download socio-economic research data related to Wales. The aim is to encourage the re-use and re-purposing of existing data. Read more>>>


Quantitative Methods Teaching at Cardiff

QUANT@C aimed to develop new pedagogic strategies for student engagement with quantitative methods in the social sciences. Read more >>>



Latest News
New support for dementia research in Wales

20th April 2017

WISERD welcomes the news that Cardiff has been chosen as one of the locations for the UK’s largest dementia research initiative. Social scientists at WISERD, based at Cardiff University, are already focusing on finding strategies to live well with dementia.


WISERD presents research on higher education and civil society at Public Uni event

6th April 2017

Last Friday evening, Dr Ceryn Evans presented her research on higher education and civil society at Public Uni’s 15th event at Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff. Public Uni is an event organised by Cardiff University and aims to provide researchers with an opportunity to communicate their research in engaging, bite-sized ‘chunks’ to a ‘lay audience’. Each presenter has just 10 minutes to talk about their research, using only props or pictures to help them.


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