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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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How do dogs benefit our mental health?

Do you own a cuddly canine friend? They could be doing you the world of good

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Unwrapped and Discarded

Just what is the zero-waste movement and how can it help you reduce your use of single-use plastic? Our students go on a fact finding mission to fill you in.

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The Secret Bee-hind Drones

As well as pollinating our crops and providing us with honey, bees are now helping scientists build drones! Take a look at how these amazing little creatures are helping us.

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Why aren't we eating insects?

They're full of protein, sustainable, and easy to grow - so why don't more people choose to eat insects? A whistle-stop tour of Sheffield finds that some people are very willing to try!

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Food for Thought

We've all heard of food miles, but is this the most important thing to consider when trying to eat sustainably? Our students look into the benefits of eating seasonally

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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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