Mirain Rhys is a senior lecturer at Cardiff Metropolitan University’s School of Psychology. She joined the department in 2016 after working in research for a number of years. Her expertise span the fields of Education and Bilingualism. Her current research interests lie in the development/ transition of the Welsh language within education, the community and the home and how this compares with other international examples of minority language populations. Mirain has recently returned from a 12 month secondment with the Knowledge and Analytical Services team at Welsh Government as a Senior Research Officer working on Welsh language research.