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Sheffield Authors Showcase - Tim Birkhead - Bird Sense

Hear from some of those who have been inspired by Tim Birkhead's book "Bird Sense: What It's Like to Be a Bird", as well as from the author himself. There has never been a…

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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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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…

From  Millie Mockford A year ago 0 likes 49 views 0  

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.

From  Millie Mockford A year ago 0 likes 466 views 0  

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?

From  Millie Mockford A year ago 0 likes 24 views 0  

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.…

From  Millie Mockford A year ago 0 likes 38 views 0  

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.

From  Millie Mockford A year ago 0 likes 587 views 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…

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Becoming Like God: Plato on Ethical Ascent

Professor Angie Hobbs gave the first talk in our new series of interdisciplinary talks 'God and the Good: Thinking Religion and Ethics' on 11th October 2016 at Sheffield Cathedral.She…

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Lecture 3 - Plato and Aristotle

Both Plato and Aristotle argue that human flourishing is not to be achieved through the acquisition of material wealth and worldly power. They base their arguments on accounts of the human…

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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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