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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 5 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 14 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 8 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 15 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 5 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 5 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 8 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 24 plays 0  

URI Video Session Part 1

This video is a screencast of the session given to the URI Institution for Sustainable Food on 23rd October 2019

From  Graham McElearney on September 25th, 2019 0 likes 8 plays 0  

What is the Sound of Science?

The Sound of Science - the flagship event from the 2018 Festival of the Mind at The University of Sheffield - is a unique combination of music, performance and science, that explores some of the most…

From  Tom Foster on December 11th, 2018 0 likes 127 plays 0  

Can there be peace between Israel and Palestine?

This lecture by Sir Vincent Fean explores the complicated, dynamic situation between Israel and Palestine. Sir Vincent explains some situations in which peace may be a possibility, and discusses…

From  Jeanette Peat on December 10th, 2018 0 likes 16 plays 0  

The 11th Roberts Lecture. 'What next for cities and the Northern Powerhouse?' by Lord Jim O'Neill

On 24th February 2016, Lord O'Neill delivered our 11th Roberts Lecture, entitled 'What next for cities and the Northern Powerhouse?' Lord O’Neill, who is championing the…

From  Jeanette Peat on December 7th, 2018 0 likes 36 plays 0  

The 2018 Basil Hicks Lecture - Britain's Security: Maritime Strategy - What next? Sir Charles Montgomery, KBE, Former Director General of Border Force, and Honorary Graduate of the University of Sheffield

Thursday 8 November, Students' Union Auditorium We were delighted to welcome Vice Admiral Sir Charles Montgomery, KBE to the University on Thursday 8 November to deliver the Basil Hicks…

From  Jeanette Peat on November 27th, 2018 0 likes 110 plays 0  

2017 ScHARR Pemberton Lecture - Reform strategies for the NHS: effective or cosmetic cladding? - Dr Jennifer Dixon CBE

The NHS is the largest, highest profile, most complex and risky industry in Europe, in England alone spending £124bn this year, employing over 1m staff and providing care for the majority of…

From  Andy Tattersall on November 26th, 2018 0 likes 3 plays 0  

2018 ScHARR Pemberton Lecture - Universal Healthcare: The 21st Century's Greatest Healthcare Story - Sir David Nicholson

Universal Healthcare: The 21st Century's Greatest Healthcare StorySir David Nicholson CBE (Former Chief Executive NHS England) 136 countries have signed up to delivering universal healthcare for…

From  Andy Tattersall on November 26th, 2018 0 likes 53 plays 0  

The Annual Krebs Lecture by Dr Richard Henderson. Tuesday 24 April 2018.

The Annual Krebs Krebs Lecture The University welcomed 400 students, staff, alumni and members of the public to the Annual Krebs Lecture on Tuesday 24 April. The guest speaker for the…

From  Creative Media Email on May 14th, 2018 0 likes 107 plays 0