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My journey to using technography in research

This is a story from Tavengwa Chitata about how he has evolved through different experiences and in the process, how his approach to research has evolved with these experiences. The story gives an…

From  Judith Krauss-Ward on February 22nd, 2020 0 likes 6 plays 0  

The tale of Chaga's avocados

Jonas Cromwell's story reflects on the interesting nature of how avocados became food in the northern highlands of Tanzania, Kilimanjaro region - what was once regarded as butter for dogs has…

From  Judith Krauss-Ward on February 18th, 2020 0 likes 16 plays 0  

Solidarity in tourism for development

This is a story about how an indigenous community in Mexico adapts tourism to their culture of solidarity to support their members’ life projects. It centres on Itzel San Roman…

From  Judith Krauss-Ward on February 18th, 2020 0 likes 121 plays 0  

Water, worldviews, and development

This is a story about people’s worldviews (their beliefs and common sense knowledge), how they fundamentally shape our behaviour and yet how they are so often ignored in development policy and…

From  Judith Krauss-Ward on February 18th, 2020 0 likes 14 plays 0  

A story of a river, rice and resource management

This story draws on Frances Cleaver’s experience of research in the Usangu Plains in South West Tanzania over 20 years. It tracks how development initiatives for improved land and water…

From  Judith Krauss-Ward on February 18th, 2020 0 likes 23 plays 0  

A journey toward participatory research

This is a story about Juan Mario Diaz Arevalo's engagement with participatory research in Colombia and the UK. It reflects on the importance of working together with local communities as well as…

From  Judith Krauss-Ward on February 18th, 2020 0 likes 26 plays 0  

Savannas, livelihoods and woody plant encroachment

Suma Mani's story highlights the phenomenon of woody plant encroachment in the savannas of South Africa viewed through the lens of both white and black farmers in the Eastern Cape. The story…

From  Judith Krauss-Ward on February 18th, 2020 0 likes 9 plays 0  

Permits, geolocation and the forest: the story of a research stay in Indonesia

Laure Joanny recalls her experience of learning about the technologies keeping watch over Indonesia’s forest and wildlife, while having to report to the national authorities.

From  Judith Krauss-Ward on February 18th, 2020 0 likes 14 plays 0  

Everything is connected: chocolate, national parks, the Sustainable Development Goals and conviviality

Judith Krauss tells three short stories on cocoa sustainability, national parks and the Sustainable Development Goals: they are part of one bigger story about how everything is connected, often in…

From  Judith Krauss-Ward on January 13th, 2020 0 likes 45 plays 0  

Introduction to the Digital University of Sheffield

Introducing an exciting new chapter in our story. The Digital University of Sheffield brings together hundreds of online courses, lectures, debates and discussions on everything from the sounds of…

From  Online Learning on June 14th, 2017 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Business and Human Rights: Who made YOUR trainers

Sorcha MacLeod, School of Law, University of Sheffield is a member of the Sheffield Centre for International and European Law and the Centre for the Study of Law in Society. This talk was given on…

From  batchUser on April 26th, 2017 0 likes 18 plays 0  

Heresy in Science-Causing Trouble in the Nicest Possible Way!

Professor Milton Wainwright is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, University of Sheffield. This talk was given on 27th March 2014. This talk will explore…

From  batchUser on April 26th, 2017 0 likes 4 plays 0  

The past present and future of male fertility, and the ethical, social and political spaces that sperm occupy.

Allan is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Sheffield School of Medicine and Biomedical Science. This talk was given on Monday 17th March 2014. This talk centres on Alan's work as Head of…

From  batchUser on April 26th, 2017 0 likes 19 plays 0  

Inspiring the inspirer

Prof Elena M Rodriguez-Falcon of Enterprise & Engineering Education, University of Sheffield. This talk was given on Wednesday 26th March 2014. Elena’s general research interest lies in…

From  batchUser on April 26th, 2017 0 likes 9 plays 0  

Life with stroke

We combined life stories and theatre to represent the experience of living with stroke. It is hoped that drama-based research will enable an open dialogue between patients, clinicians and the public,…

From  batchUser on April 26th, 2017 0 likes 23 plays 0  

Why Research Matters

Marcia Vera is incredibly passionate about her research but her family found it difficult to understand why she wanted to give up a successful career to pursue a PhD. In this talk, Marcia discusses…

From  batchUser on April 26th, 2017 0 likes 23 plays 0