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…

Cyfle i leisio barn ar ddyfodol y Cynulliad Cenedlaethol

Cyfle i leisio barn ar ddyfodol y Cynulliad Cenedlaethol Bydd cyfle i drigolion Ceredigion ddweud eu dweud am ddyfodol y Cynulliad Cenedlaethol mewn cyfarfod agored ar nos Iau, 15 Mawrth 2018 am 6 yr hwyr yng Nghanolfan Arad Goch, Stryd y Baddon, Aberystwyth. Cynhelir y cyfarfod, Creu Senedd i Gymru, ar y cyd gan Ganolfan…

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…

Creating a Parliament for Wales – Have your say as part of our Electoral Reform consultation

As part of the Assembly Commission’s consultation on electoral reform, three events are being held across Wales during March to raise awareness of the consultation and provide context to the work done by the Expert Panel on Electoral Reform. The events have been arranged by the National Assembly for Wales in partnership with Wales Institute…

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…

Aberystwyth academics shortlisted for social research awards

Researchers at Aberystwyth University have been shortlisted for awards at the 2017 Welsh Social Research Awards which take place in Cardiff on Thursday 7 December. Hosted by the Social Research Association and sponsored by Welsh Government Cabinet Secretary for Finance Mark Drakeford AM, the awards recognise and celebrate outstanding research by social science researchers in…