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What is the environmental cost of a loaf of bread?

It's in everybody's kitchen, but just how much cost does a loaf of bread have on the environment? Our students look into the common ingredients with some help from environmental researchers…

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How sustainable is water use in meat production?

Most people are aware of the need to conserve fresh water in a growing society, but did you know that a huge amount goes into meat production? Our students investigate the link between the two.

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Sleep Apps, Do They Really Work?

There are numerous phone apps out there designed to help you monitor and improve your sleeping habits, but do they really work? Or is it the phone itself that is the insomnia-causing culprit?

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Green is the New Grey

How important are green spaces to the residents of Sheffield and what is the science behind this? Our students talk to a local MP about the council's plans to cut down many trees across the city.

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Food waste

Food waste occurs on a colossal scale, and one of its far-reaching implications relates to our energy consumption. Surprisingly, in the UK the largest contribution of food waste is from our homes.…

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The Sugary Secrets of Breakfast Cereals

Do you just how much sugar is in your breakfast cereal? Or what effect this can have on your body? Our students asked the residents of Sheffield and got some surprising results.

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On the tail of invasive grey squirrels

On the tail of invasive grey squirrels: How can scientists track the invasion of new species? Our students explain recent research that is helping find out where our invasive population of grey…

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Nature is all around you

Why is it so important to have green space in a city? Our students find out about the health effects of bringing the natural world into urban areas, and show just how much your can discover when you…

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Bedbugs

Bed bugs: Bed bugs are everywhere, they are spreading globally into hotels, cinemas and people's houses. In the past, it has proven very hard to rid yourself of an infestation but new research…

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Will science keep us young?

Will science keep us young?: Are we on the edge of creating a pill that can wipe away the effects of ageing? New research suggests this could happen, but is it even a good idea? Here, our students…

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Medical detection dogs and their implications on nano-technology

Medical detection dogs and their implications on nano-technology: The science behind how a dog uses it's sense of smell is being put to use in the medical world. New techniques mimicking this…

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How the course unfolded

Join the staff, students and external experts to find out what happened during this intensive, week long module.

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What do the students think about the module?

Hear directly from the students who participated in Talking the Talk - Getting Science on Film.

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The value in external contributors to 'Talking the Talk'

Talking the Talk: Getting on Science on Film' has the benefit of being able to utilise external experts to help deliver the course. Colleagues from the university explain why it's important…

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The role of Creativity in 'Talking the Talk'

Film making may seem like an unusual skill for scientists to be learning, but educators from the module describe how creativity can be a really important skill for our students to explore.

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