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Supporting the study of Skomer's seabirds

Professor Tim Birkhead has been based at the University of Sheffield for over 40 years. Throughout that period, he’s been carrying out an annual population study of the guillemots that breed on…

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Science Communication MSc

The Science Communication MSc at the University of Sheffield allows you to explore your creative voice within the dynamic field of SciComm. Gain the creative media, journalistic and critical…

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OLD Science Communication MSc Promotion Video

The Science Communication MSc at the University of Sheffield allows you to explore your creative voice within the dynamic field of SciComm. Gain the creative media, journalistic and critical…

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Our Graduates - Ben Cherry

Ben Cherry graduated in 2014 with a BSc in Zoology. Find out how studying at the University of Sheffield led to Ben's award winning career as an environmental photojournalist.

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Our Graduates - Ben Cherry timeline

Ben Cherry graduated in 2014 with a BSc in Zoology. Find out how studying at the University of Sheffield led to Ben's award winning career as an environmental photojournalist.

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Sheffield Peregrines 2018

The Peregrines of Sheffield spend much of their time atop St George's Church, and the arrival of Spring means that they are set for some new additions.

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Bitesize X lectures: Dr Rhona Snook

In this lecture,Dr Rhonda Snook discusses the birds and the bees – but flies are more interesting

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Can dishonest science ever be justified....?

In this presentation, our students ask whether dishonesty in science can ever be justified, referring to famous cases where scientific evidence may have been falsified, looking at the cases of Gregor…

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Impact Factor on trial

In this presentation, our students use a courtroom drama setting to investigate whether "Impact Factor" is a justified and unbiased way to evaluate the importance and contribution of…

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An Embryological Carol

An Embryological Carol - The Persistence of Preformationism and its Downfall. Video by Amy Birdle, Gurveena Sungha, Steph White & Jack Taylor.

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Aristotle's Contribution to Modern Science

Join Aristotle, one of the most well known Pre Socratic Philosophers for a job interview to see if he would be suitable for the role of 'modern scientist'. By Paul Campbell, Chloe Short,…

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Introduction to the Alfred Denny Museum

Come and enjoy a virtual tour of the amazing Alfred Denny Museum, with Professor Tim Birkhead FRS, as he tells us the history of the museum and shows us some of his favourite exhibits.

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Fifty Shades of Promiscuity

Professor Tim Birkhead on sexual selection in the animal world. Tim Birkhead is Professor of Behavioural Ecology at the University of Sheffield. An award-winning teacher and author, Tim has inspired…

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Love Hurts

Professor Mike Siva-Jothyon bizarre and sometimes harmful mating behaviour.

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The battle of the sexes, or “What insects use their genitalia for?”

Professor Siva-Jothy is a lecturer in the Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield. This talk was given on Thursday 20th March 2014. "The males of many species harm the…

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Beatrice Harrison and the Nightingale

In the last talk of the evening, Professor Tim Birkhead speaks about the first wildlife radio broadcast of Beatrice Harrison and the Nightingale.

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