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

Day 2


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Session 3

Civil Society

Civil society in Wales: A critical interpretative synthesis (CIS) - Howard Davis, Robin Mann, Sara Louise Wheeler, WISERD, Bangor University

Volunteering in Wales, 2015 - Brian Collis, WCVA


Blindspots in policy and attrition in practice? Possible unintended consequences of Welsh language policy - Dave Sayers, WISERD, Sheffield Hallam University and Charlotte Selleck, University of Worcester

What future for the Welsh language in Wales - Sioned Pearce, WISERD, Cardiff University

Health, Well being and Social Care

Prudent Healthcare - do physiotherapists 'get' it? The concept of Prudent Healthcare in practice - Joanne Garzoni, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board and Stephanie Best, Swansea University


Building Construction Youth Trust's SROI: Demonstrating the social and economic impact of an organisation - Jemma Bridgeman, Construction Youth Trust and Alex Murdock and Peter Maple, London South Bank Universty

Session 4


Evaluating the Premier League Reading Starts Cymru reading programme - Nia Williams, Jean are and Enlli Thomas, Bangor University

Numeracy in science - Anthony Clowser, Bangor University

"We need educating!", The role of education in empowering young people and educators about violence against women, domestic abuse and sexual violence - Caroline Lohmann-Hancock, Nicola Welton and Phillip Morgan, University of Wales Trinity Saint David 

Health, Well being and Social Care

Assessing the health impacts of sports participation in Wales: What is the role of accessibility of sport facilities -Dora Pouliou, ADRC-Wales, Swansea University, Sara Lowe, Welsh Government, Gary Higgs, University of South Wales, Jon Radcliffe, Sports Wales 

Residential support workers meeting the health needs of older people with learning disabilities: An exploration of their developmental and support needs - Robert Jenkins, Ruth Northa, Daniella Holland and Paul Jarvis, University of South Wales


Changes and continuities: Women in paid work in Wales 1994-2014 - Alison Parken, Cardiff University

Who should do the dishes now? Revisiting gender and housework in contemporary urban South Wales - Dawn Mannay, Cardiff University

Language and Planning in Wales

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