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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…

From  Nick Kennard on October 22nd, 2018 0 likes 142 plays 0  

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…

From  Nathan Adams on May 8th, 2018 0 likes 28 plays 0  

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…

From  Nathan Adams on May 3rd, 2018 0 likes 45 plays 0  

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.

From  Tom Roper on April 4th, 2018 0 likes 102 plays 0  

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.

From  Tom Roper on April 4th, 2018 0 likes 11 plays 0  

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.

From  Ryan Hills on March 29th, 2018 0 likes 856 plays 0  

Bitesize X lectures: Dr Rhona Snook

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

From  batchUser on June 8th, 2017 0 likes 14 plays 0  

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…

From  batchUser on May 15th, 2017 0 likes 56 plays 0  

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…

From  batchUser on May 15th, 2017 0 likes 44 plays 0  

An Embryological Carol

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

From  batchUser on May 15th, 2017 0 likes 43 plays 0  

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,…

From  batchUser on May 15th, 2017 0 likes 80 plays 0  

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.

From  batchUser on May 8th, 2017 0 likes 43 plays 0  

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…

From  batchUser on May 3rd, 2017 0 likes 11 plays 0  

Love Hurts

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

From  batchUser on April 26th, 2017 0 likes 3 plays 0  

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…

From  Katherine Gallagher on April 26th, 2017 0 likes 6 plays 0  

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.

From  Technology Enhanced Learning on March 28th, 2017 0 likes 24 plays 0