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Upcoming events and an update on WISERD’s research projects
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WISERD Newsletter – February 2017

Upcoming events and an update on WISERD’s research projects

Latest news

Brexit and Wales – The Key Questions
The new WISERD Centre for Welsh Politics and Society at Aberystwyth University was launched with a discussion on 'Brexit and Wales – the Key Questions'. It provided an opportunity to discuss what leaving the EU will mean in practice, and the questions that Welsh politicians should be asking in preparation.
 
Research shows disability has lasting negative effect on employment
New research by WISERD academics highlights the need for policy support to be directed towards helping those who develop a disability to retain work, owing to the lasting negative effect on employment after recovery.
 

Alcohol Consumption and Population Health Seminar
The recent Administrative Data Research Centre Wales (ADRC-W) seminar saw policymakers, social scientists, statisticians and others come together to find out how administrative data from Wales and Scotland has been utilised to carry out research on alcohol consumption and alcohol-related harm.
 
University of Deusto call to recruit eight researchers – deadline: Tuesday 7th March
Supported and co-funded by the European Commission (Marie Skłodowska-Curie) and over 40 partners, the University of Deusto is looking to recruit eight qualified early stage researchers for high-quality PhD training.

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Upcoming events

Poverty and Food Banks in Wales
Wednesday 15th March 2017
5:30pm – 7:30pm
Cardiff University


Using Your Research in a Devolved Welsh Context: Engaging with the National Assembly for Wales
Thursday 23rd March 2017
9:00am – 1:30pm
Cardiff University
 

Introduction to Spatial Data and Using R as a GIS
Wednesday 26th April 2017
10:00am – 4:30pm
Cardiff University
Latest blogs

Why do we volunteer?
WISERD PhD student, Hannah Blake, recently contributed to the WISERD Cardiff lunchtime seminar series with a presentation on her master’s degree research into volunteer accounts of participation. Read Hannah's blog to discover the four key factors that influence the decision to volunteer.
 
Young People and Brexit
WISERD has recently gained new ESRC funding for an interdisciplinary study of 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. Read the latest blogs to find out more about the project, including the series of short films we'll be producing with young people and our findings on the 'generational divide'.

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