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Tightrope Walkers: Social Media, Equity, and Educational Practice

This keynote talk is by Dr David Webster - Head of Learning & Teaching Innovation at The University of Gloucestershire. Social Media is touted as a panacea for course engagement. As generational…

From  Tom Foster on July 3rd, 2018 0 likes 290 plays 0  

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…

From  Tom Roper on May 29th, 2018 0 likes 21 plays 0  

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…

From  Tom Roper on May 16th, 2018 0 likes 20 plays 0  

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.

From  Graham McElearney on September 12th, 2017 0 likes 124 plays 0  

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

From  Graham McElearney on June 21st, 2017 0 likes 66 plays 0  

Can dishonest science ever be justified....?

In this presentation, our students ask whether dishonesty in science can ever be justified, referring to famous cases where scientific evidence may have been falsified, looking at the cases of Gregor…

From  batchUser on May 15th, 2017 0 likes 56 plays 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…

From  batchUser on May 15th, 2017 0 likes 45 plays 0  

An Embryological Carol

An Embryological Carol - The Persistence of Preformationism and its Downfall. Video by Amy Birdle, Gurveena Sungha, Steph White & Jack Taylor.

From  batchUser on May 15th, 2017 0 likes 43 plays 0  

Aristotle's Contribution to Modern Science

Join Aristotle, one of the most well known Pre Socratic Philosophers for a job interview to see if he would be suitable for the role of 'modern scientist'. By Paul Campbell, Chloe Short,…

From  batchUser on May 15th, 2017 0 likes 115 plays 0  

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…

From  batchUser on May 8th, 2017 0 likes 160 plays 0  

Lecture 11 - Gilligan's ethics of care

The ethics of care - Carol Gilligan and Lawrence Kohlberg.

From  batchUser on May 8th, 2017 0 likes 95 plays 0  

Lecture 10 - Nietzsche and Rawls's Theory of Justice

Further examination of the Eternal Recurrence, and the 20th century's most important political philosopher, John Rawls

From  batchUser on May 8th, 2017 0 likes 226 plays 0  

Lecture 9 - Nietzsche 1

An overview of Nietzsche - The Birth of Tragedy, The Transvaluation of All Values. and the Eternal Recurrence.

From  batchUser on May 8th, 2017 0 likes 35 plays 0  

Lecture 8 - Bentham and Mill

More on Bentham, and Mill's revisions to Bentham's hedonic calculus.

From  batchUser on May 8th, 2017 0 likes 24 plays 0  

Lecture 7 - Bentham

Bentham's ethics - The foundation of Bentham’s ethics is what he takes to be the fact that all sentient creatures are attracted to pleasure and recoil from pain.

From  batchUser on May 8th, 2017 0 likes 20 plays 0