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ReadingForDiversity - LGBT History Month

As part of LGBT+ History Month, some of our staff and students have nominated books either by LGBT+ authors, or with an LGBT+ theme. Have you been inspired by a particular book or author? Share your…

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Sheffield Alumni 1980s Memories

We asked all of our graduates from the 1980s to send in their memories of life at Sheffield during their studies, and we got a great response. We are delighted to have collected them together into…

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Landscape50: Mohan Rao

Mohan Rao looks back at 3000 years of history as he considers past imaginations of a fertile future

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Live-editing the past

Wikipedia is now unquestionably the world’s most used repository of historical knowledge, heavily relied on by students, print and broadcast media, members of the public and indeed academics. …

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Our Graduates - Ben Arscott

Sheffield graduates achieve amazing things across the globe, using their degrees to make a positive impact on society and change the world for the better. Ben Arscott graduated with a BA in History…

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Our graduates - Ben Arscott

Sheffield graduates achieve amazing things across the globe, using their degrees to make a positive impact on society and change the world for the better. Ben Arscott graduated with a BA in History…

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Women in the Holocaust: One Hungarian Woman's Story by Agnes Grunwald-Spier, Wednesday 31 January 2018

The University was delighted to welcome alumna, Honorary Graduate and author, Agnes Grunwald-Spier to deliver a public lecture on Wednesday 31 January. The event was timely…

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This is Engineering at Sheffield

An overview of the faculty of engineering at The University of Sheffield. This film is designed to showcase Engineering's past, present and future and features information on all nine distinct…

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Introduction to "APS 327 - History and Philosophy of Science" by Professor Tim Birkhead

Professor Tim Birkhead gives an introduction to the module "APS 327 - History and Philosophy of Science", outlining its content, how it's taught and how it is assessed.

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Studying material culture for historians

Studying material culture for historians - in this video we give an overview of why historians study physical artefacts from the past, and what we can learn from these in addition to more traditional…

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Anna Dutton Discovery session 21st June 2017 - trimmed audio source

Anna Dutton Discovery session 21st June 2017 - trimmed audio source A session to look at strategies for how we use our hub, and what the key stakeholders needs are

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The History of Games

In this video, Dr Julia Bishop, a researcher at the University of Sheffield’s School of Education who worked on the ‘Children’s Playground Games and Songs in the New Media…

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"Making Faces" with Professor Ric Van Noort

For this research case study, we’ll hear from Professor Ric van Noort to learn about his research into the advanced manufacture of facial prostheses, especially for facial disfigurement.

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Meet The Robots

In this video Chris meets Dr Robert Moorehead from the Bioengineering Research Group at the Dental School, where he sees some of the 3D printers in action and learns more about how they work and what…

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"Nerve Regeneration" with Professor Fiona Boissonade

We speak to Fiona Boissonade, Professor of Neuroscience, about her research into nerve regeneration.

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"Bugs in your mouth" with Dr Simon Whawell

Dr Simon Whawell, Reader in Oral Microbiology, talks about his research and how one day it might impact your experience at the dentist.

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