Aberystwyth hosts migration conference

Hate crimes, hostility and the response of civil society to migration will be the focus for a one day symposium held at Aberystwyth University on Tuesday 2 July 2019. An Unsettled status? Migration in a turbulent age, is hosted by WISERD – the Wales Institute of Social and Economic Research, Data and Methods – and takes…

Rural Policy in Wales after Brexit

We are pleased to publish our report, ‘After Brexit: Ten Key Questions for Rural Policy in Wales’, produced by the Centre for Welsh Politics and Society/WISERD at Aberystwyth University and the Centre for Rural Economy at Newcastle University. The report is based on a workshop with academic experts on rural policy, rural development and agriculture held…

Citizenship in the age of Brexit

As the political debate surrounding the UK’s exit from the European Union rages on, the Centre for Welsh Politics and Society Annual Public Lecture will discuss citizenship in the age of Brexit. ‘Citizenship, ‘Race’ and Class: Hannah Arendt and Raymond Williams in the age of Brexit’ will be delivered by Professor Daniel G Williams, Director…

Workshop Briefing Report: Evaluation, Impact and Outcomes: What does it mean for us?

We have published a briefing report on ‘Evaluation, Impact and Outcomes: What does it mean for us?’ that reports on the deliberations of workshops jointly organised by the Wales Institute for Social and Economic Research, Data and Methods (WISERD) ESRC-funded Civil Society Research Centre and the Council for Wales of Voluntary Youth Services (CWVYS). The aim…

Re-advertisement PhD Funding Opportunities 2018/19 Entry

https://www.aber.ac.uk/en/interpol/study-with-us/postgraduate/phd/funding/furtherdetails-collaborativeresearchstudentshipfixedproject/ ESRC Wales DTP Studentship Opportunities ESRC DPT Collaborative Studentship ESRC Wales Doctoral Training Partnership Collaborative Studentship (fixed project): ‘Tackling policy challenges that others cannot reach: sub-state governments, policy integration and policy mainstreaming’ The studentship will critically engage with approaches to policy integration and policy mainstreaming across a range of public policy fields, including gender…

Have your say on the future of the National Assembly for Wales

Have your say on the future of the National Assembly for Wales Ceredigion residents will be able to voice their opinion on the future of the National Assembly for Wales at an open meeting which will be held at Theatr Arad Goch, Bath Street, Aberystwyth on Thursday, March 15 at 6pm. The meeting, Creating a…

PhD Funding Opportunities 2018/19 Entry

https://www.aber.ac.uk/en/interpol/study-with-us/postgraduate/phd/funding/#esrc-dpt-collaborative-studentship ESRC Wales DTP Studentship Opportunities ESRC DPT Collaborative Studentship ESRC Wales Doctoral Training Partnership  Collaborative Studentship (fixed project): ‘Tackling policy challenges that others cannot reach: sub-state governments, policy integration and policy mainstreaming’ The studentship will critically engage with approaches to policy integration and policy mainstreaming across a range of public policy fields, including gender…

Cardiff reception for Centre for Welsh Politics and Society / WISERD@Aberystwyth

A new Aberystwyth University research centre dedicated to developing a greater understanding of contemporary politics and society in Wales completed its launch year with a reception in Cardiff Bay last Thursday 14 December. The Centre for Welsh Politics and Society /WISERD@Aberystwyth (CWPS) brings together geographers, modern historians, political scientists and psychologists to tackle some of the pressing…

Special Achievement Award for Aberystwyth academic

A leading Welsh academic working on global health politics has been acknowledge for his life-time’s contribution to social science research in Wales. Professor Colin McInnes, UNESCO Professor of HIV/AIDS Education and Health Security in Africa at the Department of International Politics at Aberystwyth University, was presented with the Special Achievement Award at the 2017 Wales…