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The professional birdwatcher: Tim Birkhead

An interview with Professor Tim Birkhead from the Department of Animal and Plant Sciences. Hear about his love of teaching and his important study into guillemots as he looks back at some of the…

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Creating the iForge

The iForge is our new student-run makerspace at the University of Sheffield. Hear from fourth year students who were inspired by their year abroad experience to bring the makerspace concept to…

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How to design a building in 12 weeks

Join the students on a twelve-week journey to design a new faculty building for the University of Sheffield. This video breaks down the project week by week, examining what the students are working…

From  Tom Foster A year ago 0 likes 383 views 0  

The importance of mobile journalism in newsdays

Mobile journalism is an integral part of our journalism training here at the University of Sheffield. Watch to see just some of the ways that this technology is harnessed by students during newsdays.…

From  Tom Foster A year ago 0 likes 83 views 0  

The importance of feedback during a newsday

Tutors and journalism students work together closely during a newsday. Constant feedback is an integral part of the newsday experience, and we hear from industry professionals how feedback is used in…

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What are newsdays?

Staff and students from the Department of Journalism Studies explain how 'newsdays' are used to help train journalists at the University of Sheffield. Music is Take it Easy by MBB.…

From  Tom Foster A year ago 0 likes 1,060 views 0  

A message to help students prepare for newsdays

Thinking about coming to study journalism at the University of Sheffield? In this video, staff and students share some advice for those about to embark on a journalism degree. Music is Shine by…

From  Tom Foster A year ago 0 likes 20 views 0  

Collaborating with the BBC - a case study

This year our students worked closely with BBC Radio Sheffield & The Star newspaper. Using the power of social media, we reported from some of the worst 'grotspots' in Sheffield -…

From  Tom Foster A year ago 0 likes 11 views 0  

External contributors on a newsday

The Department of Journalism Studies is fortunate to have excellent links with practicing journalists all around the world. Watch to see how we bring tutors from outside of the university to help…

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What kind of challenges will the students face on newsdays?

Newsdays are a great way of utilising the skills and techniques our journalism students have learnt at Sheffield. We explore some of the specific challenges that are likely to be faced during the…

From  Tom Foster A year ago 0 likes 22 views 0  

Behind the scenes on a newsday - creating a news report

Join Rachel Lewis, one of our masters students at the University of Sheffield as she creates a news report during a newsday. Find out how the newsroom works, and some of the steps involved in…

From  Tom Foster A year ago 0 likes 25 views 0  

Creating a Social Media Video for BBC Radio Sheffield

Watch this short video to find out how one of our students harnessed the power of Facebook to create video content for our colleagues at BBC Radio Sheffield.

From  Tom Foster A year ago 0 likes 17 views 0