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

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WISERD Civil Society

Please find details of research projects relating to the Civil Society theme below. For projects conducted prior to the establishment of the WISERD Civil Society Research Centre please click here.

WISERD Civil Society Research Centre

WISERD Civil Society is a new flagship research centre, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).

The Centre is a national research centre, launching in October 2014 and undertaking a five year innovative and far-reaching research programme of multi-disciplinary, policy relevant research addressing Civil Society in Wales, the UK and Internationally.



Latest News
Young People and the EU Referendum Project: 5 Key Lessons from Polling Day

27th June 2016

Dr Stuart Fox looks at data from a second survey conducted on polling day to explore how young people planned to vote and how engaged they were with the referendum itself.


EU Referendum Results: What does it mean for Wales?

24th June 2016

Professor David Blackaby comments on the implications for Wales of leaving the EU.


Featured Events
29 June, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cardiff University, Cardiff Business School, Aberconway Building, Colum Drive, Cardiff, CF10 3EU

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.


11 July, 10:45 am - 1:00 pm
Cardiff University , Rm -1.31 Glamorgan Building, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff, CF10 3WT

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