Research Skills


WISERD Civil Society: Social Media Research Series

Posted on 19 September 2016 by WISERD

Introduction to the Social Media Research Series Welcome to a new blog series here at WISERD, dedicated to exploring some of the key issues with using social media for social research.  This was initially conceived as a chance to outline some of the various tools that exist for collecting and analysing social media data.  However,
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A radical agenda for social innovation

Posted on 24 May 2016 by WISERD

WISERD/CRESC Civil Society Colloquium 18th and 19th May 2016, Cardiff As part of the WISERD Civil Society programme, WISERD and CRESC jointly organised an international colloquium on 18th and 19th May at Cardiff University for academics, policy makers and civil society organisations involved in Social Innovation (SI) initiatives. As an international event the colloquium was
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Championing Evidence

Posted on 18 August 2015 by Natalie Richards

The Alliance for Useful Evidence is an open-access network of more than 2,000 individuals from across government, universities, charities, business and local authorities in the UK and internationally. It was established by Nesta, ESRC and Big Lottery Fund to champion the use of evidence in social policy and practice. We’re grateful to be hosted by
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Introducing the All Wales Academic Social Care Research Collaboration

Posted on 21 April 2015 by Natalie Richards

The All Wales Academic Social Care Research Collaboration (ASCC) is a three year programme funded by the National Institute for Social Care and Health Research (NISCHR). ASCC was developed in response to the Huxley (2009) report which identified a clear need for increased social care research capacity, and greater levels of collaboration between academics, social care policy makers
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