Civil Society

WISERD Civil Society research theme.


Public Uni

Public Uni – reflections on public engagement

Posted on 6 April 2017 by WISERD

Dr Ceryn Evans presented her research on higher education and civil society at Public  Uni’s 15th event at Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff. Public Uni is an event organised by Cardiff University and aims to provide researchers with an opportunity to communicate    their research in engaging, bite-sized ‘chunks’ to a ‘lay audience’. Each presenter has
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Jeremy_Corbyn,_Leader_of_the_Labour_Party,_UK_speaking_at_rally, Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Brexit, young people and the parties I: Labour

Posted on 10 March 2017 by WISERD

Given that the EU Referendum was one of the most dominating, bitterly contested and emotional political campaigns in Britain for decades, that British politics is now and for the foreseeable future dominated by Brexit, and that support for or opposition to EU membership is a reflection of one’s deeply held political values, convictions and beliefs,
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A generational divide

Young people and Brexit: a generational divide

Posted on 24 February 2017 by WISERD

The EU Referendum highlighted a dramatic difference of opinion regarding the most important decision facing the British electorate for a generation, with younger voters overwhelmingly supporting EU membership while their elders voted to leave. This ‘generational divide’ has been a prominent theme in the media, which has repeatedly documented the anger and sense of ‘betrayal’
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