Author: Anwen McConochie

Events, News, University Life

Co-Director Honoured

Professor Michael Woods, Co-Director of the Centre for Welsh Politics and Society / WISERD@Aberyswtyth, has been elected as a Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales in recognition of his contribution to the social sciences in Wales. Michael was introduced as a Fellow at the Society’s Annual General Meeting in […]

Events, News

Researchers call for a language strategy that responds to the circumstances of the twenty-first century

An innovative research project led by Aberystwyth University is asking whether there is a need to reconsider traditional assumptions regarding how to promote the revitalisation of minority languages. Language Revitalisation and Social Transformation (Revitalise), a two year project funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, will meet for the […]


Transatlantic rural meeting hosted

The Centre for Welsh Politics and Society / WISERD@Aberystwyth hosted the annual meeting of the TransAtlantic Rural Research Network (TARRN) at the end of May, bringing together leading rural social scientists from the UK and United States. Over 40 participants joined the meeting in Aberystwyth, representing TARRN’s core members of […]


Research to investigate rural-urban synergies

Centre for Welsh Politics and Society / WISERD@Aberystwyth researchers are involved in a new European study to investigate interactions between rural and urban areas and how they can be more effectively managed. The ROBUST (Rural-Urban Outlooks: Unlocking Synergies) project, funded by the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme and led by Wageningen […]