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

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Training and Events

WISERD is committed to capacity building within the social sciences in Wales, the UK and internationally.  The Institute offers a series of workshops, seminars and conferences, aimed at those with an interest in the social sciences.

In addition to the events below, WISERD is also able to develop bespoke events upon request.  For further information, or to discuss an event, please contact

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Upcoming Events

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06 November 2017, 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Chapter Theatre, Market Road, Canton, Cardiff, CF5 1QE
This event is part of the ESRC Festival of Social Sciences 2017 and uses theatre as a way of presenting ideas about social class and art, and as a mechanism for facilitating debate and exchange. It is an opportunity to bring together people from government, public bodies, the voluntary sector, community organisations and communities across South Wales with artists in conversations about what art, and theatre in particular, could do to inspire, include and make change
07 November 2017, 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Bangor University, College Road, Bangor, LL57 2DQ
Learn how social science can help us make sense of our world and the problems in it at this school conference.
09 November 2017, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Medrus Mawr, Penbryn, Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth University SY23 3BY
This event is part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science and is aimed at 16-18 year old's (sixth form), and will help develop students' research skills, which will be of benefit in many contexts.
10 November 2017, 10:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Open University, 18 Custom House Street, Cardiff CF10 1AP
This event is part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science 2017 and is aimed to assist those working in the third sector to undertake or better understand social research. It is designed for those with either little or some experience of carrying out social research, who want to develop their interest and skills for practical reasons.