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Little Tales of Joy in Research by Heloise Stevance

A large number of reports about the mental health and wellbeing of researchers and academics in HE keep reminding us that things are not very rosy at the moment. Much of what is being written about…

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Combined examples of ends

Simon Willerton from the School of Mathematics and Statistics looks at combined examples of ends

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Sheffield Authors Showcase - Ronald Illingworth - The Normal Child

Hear from some of those who have been inspired by Ronald Illingworth's influential book "The Normal Child". Born in Harrogate in 1909, Ronald Stanley Illingworth was a pioneer in…

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Mind Matters: Can Science Help Turn You Into Mind Readers

Dr Aneurin Kennerley discusses how research using functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) can provide demonstrations of thought identification, in some sense, mind reading. Mind Matters is a…

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Mind Matters: The Science of Laughter

Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, Dr Sophie Scott from University College London, shares her research on understanding the neurology of laughter as well as the expression of emotion through…

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Mind Matters: The Science of Magic

Dr Gustav Kuhn and Dr Megan Freeth explore the neurology behind our experiences of what seems impossible. Using psychology they explain why it's possible for us to be so easily deceived by…

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Mind Matters: Touch Sensing

Dr Kendra Arkley discusses her research on active vibrissal (whisker) touch sensing and how specialised touch sensors (whiskers) are used by animals to explore and make sense of their environment.…

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Mind Matters: Where does humour come from

Developmental Psychologist Dr Elena Hoicka from The University of Sheffield's Psychology Department discusses her research on the origins of humour, exploring when babies first experience…

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Scientists observe largest solar flare in 12 years

The Sun’s largest solar flare in more than 12 years – and the eighth largest since modern records began in 1996 – has been captured in high detail by a team of researchers from the…

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Children's Use of Technology and Apps - Jackie Marsh

Professor Jackie Marsh talks about her study in collaboration with CBeebies looking at young children's play and creativity when using tablets and apps.

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Family Pop-up Maker Spaces - Jackie Marsh

Getting creative with our experts! Jackie Marsh is Professor of Education at the University of Sheffield, her maker spaces feature a virtual reality exhibition, 3D printing and lots of maker kits for…

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Maker Spaces in Early Childhood Education - Jackie Marsh

Looking at Jackie's work on http://makeyproject.eu - a project exploring ‘maker culture' in the development of children’s digital literacy and creative design skills.

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Celebrating 40 years of Korean Studies

2019 marks 40 years since SEAS began teaching Korean Studies. To celebrate our anniversary we commissioned two giant tradition Korean Totem Pole carvings. Created by artist Jinsik Kim, these Totem…

From  Keighley Allen 3 Months ago 0 likes 27 views 0  

Phlegm Exhibition - Mausoleum of the Giants

Have you experienced Phlegm's 'Mausoleum of the Giants' exhibition yet? Running until April 6, the unique spectacle by acclaimed artist Phlegm is drawing huge crowds from across the…

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Phlegm - Mausoleum of the Giants

Have you experienced Phlegm's 'Mausoleum of the Giants' exhibition yet? Running until April 6, the unique spectacle by acclaimed artist Phlegm is drawing huge crowds from across the…

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Rethinking our thinking: 21st Century Justice

We were delighted to welcome Lord Burnett of Maldon, the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales to the University on Tuesday 5 March. The Lord Chief Justice’s lecture on ‘Rethinking our…

From  Jeanette Peat 3 Months ago 0 likes 83 views 0