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ADRC-W, Dr Ian Thomas

Digital sexuality: the Internet as an intermediary and mediator of sex

Posted on 21 July 2017 by WISERD

As part of the WISERD Cardiff lunchtime seminar series, Dr Ian Thomas reported recent findings from his exploration into the Internet’s effects on sexuality. He questions whether the Internet is an intermediary and/or a mediator, and whether it is altering our understanding of sexuality. In my WISERD lunchtime seminar, I began by drawing on the
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Cultural Participation Research Network meeting, 22nd June 2017

Dr Ellie Byrne, Dr Eva Elliott, Health, Wellbeing & Social Care, Uncategorized

What would a Cultural Participation Research Network look like, and why should we have one?

Posted on 17 July 2017 by WISERD

Dr Eva Elliott and Dr Ellie Byrne introduce The Cultural Participation Research Network, which was established in June 2017 with help from Cardiff University’s Strong Communities, Healthier People Flagship Engagement Project. The network aims to bring a range of individuals and organisations together in Wales to develop a programme of research around cultural participation and what it
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Civil Society, Family, Guest Blog Post, Health, Wellbeing & Social Care, Society

‘It’s bringing new life in’ Teenage parents and inter-generational values of family life

Posted on 30 June 2017 by WISERD

WISERD was joined by Dr Sally Brown from Edinburgh Napier University for the latest Civil Society Seminar, which looked at teenage pregnancy and intergenerational relations. Read her blog to discover more about the findings from her qualitative interviews with teenage mothers and mothers-to-be from different generations. The paper I gave recently at WISERD stems from my
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Labour Party General Election Launch, 9th May 2017 at Event City, Trafford, Manchester, by Sophie Brown, CC Share Alike 4.0 International license

Civil Society, Dr Stuart Fox, Politics, Uncategorized, YouGov, Young People, Young People and BREXIT

Did Corbyn sway the alienated youth vote?

Posted on 20 June 2017 by WISERD

There is a well-established conventional wisdom that today’s young people are a politically alienated generation, meaning that they are seen as estranged or withdrawn from politics. Whether it is their low turnout in elections or their support for protest and social movements, the young are held up as a generation put off politics by the
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