150 Research and Innovation Stories

In celebration of the University’s 150th Anniversary, we are publishing 150 stories on the Research and Innovation that has been conducted at Aberystwyth during its history. A number of stories will be published each week during this anniversary year.

Rural area

127. How living in rural areas contributes to feelings of loneliness in diverse rural communities, and the role communities play in addressing social inequality

This project seeks to understand the diversity of the populations who experience loneliness in rural Wales with a view to considering how communities can be supported to develop effective initiatives to tackle loneliness in a manner that is inclusive and considerate of the diverse nature of rural communities.

Dr Rachel Rahman, Stephanie Jones

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Professor Ryszard Piotrowicz

150. Protecting and Supporting Victims of Human Trafficking through Law and Policy

Professor Ryszard Piotrowicz’s research has had significant impact on human trafficking law and policy in four areas: monitoring States’ compliance with their obligations under the Council of Europe Anti-Trafficking Convention; informing state policy; embedding the principle of non-punishment of trafficked people in national legal systems; and providing training and guidelines for States on the legal issues surrounding human trafficking.

Prof Ryszard Piotrowicz

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