Tania Davies

Dr Tania Davies


Dr Tania Davies is the Deputy Senior Tutor for Welfare and Wellbeing. A social research scientist specialising in wellbeing within policy contexts and psychopathological disorders, Tania is a senior fellow of the HEA and has worked in education for two decades.

Tania Davies

Dr Tania Davies read Counselling Skills and Theory at the University of Wales before training as a post-compulsory educator within FE and then HE. She completed an MRes at Swansea University and explored gender identity within higher education before undertaking a PhD at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David. Tania created a unique CADAC approach to measuring and assessing wellbeing which combined Sen's Capabilities Approach with the OECD's Guidelines on Measuring Subjective Wellbeing to inform social policy.

Tania worked as an addictions counsellor for young offenders within the criminal justice system. She went on to become the Health Portfolio Director and then Manager at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David for almost ten years. She held positions within the Military Education for Wales, the Research Centre of Expertise Cymru and the Higher Education for Future Generations Group.

Tania holds accreditation with the Economic and Social Research Council and has contributed to research within the social sciences in relation to wellbeing in social policy and HE. Her work has also focused on emerging issues within criminal justice and the armed forces. She has contributed to work undertaken on behalf of King Charles III's Harmony and sustainable future debates.

What's on

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Open Call: Wolf Words Poetry Anthology 2024

27/11/2023 at 09.00

We are excited to launch an open call for the second edition of our Wolf Words Poetry Anthology; this year our theme is Wild. 

WRE 2023 - an audience member asking a question

Writing an abstract workshop

30/11/2023 at 19.00

This workshop is organised to help students prepare to be part of the Wolfson Research Event 2024.


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A Duty to Repair?

01/12/2023 at 18.00

How can you introduce protection of the environment into consumer contract law when this is detrimental to the protection of the consumer?

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Art Exhibition: 'How It Is'

02/12/2023 at 10.00

Visit Wolfson's latest exhibition 'How It Is' featuring work by the influential British artist Tim Head.

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Entrepreneurship Workshop for Students

02/12/2023 at 13.00

An interactive session during which students can gain insight into the sphere of entrepreneurship.