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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  

Science Communication MSc

The Science Communication MSc at the University of Sheffield allows you to explore your creative voice within the dynamic field of SciComm. Gain the creative media, journalistic and critical…

From  Nathan Adams on May 8th, 2018 0 likes 35 plays 0  

OLD Science Communication MSc Promotion Video

The Science Communication MSc at the University of Sheffield allows you to explore your creative voice within the dynamic field of SciComm. Gain the creative media, journalistic and critical…

From  Nathan Adams on May 3rd, 2018 0 likes 47 plays 0  

Dr John Holmes - In at the deep end: Lessons learned from a crash course in public and policy engagement

Dr John Holmes reflects on lessons learned on the job during seven years of presenting evidence on increasing the price of alcohol to policy-makers, practitioners, journalists and the public. The…

From  Andy Tattersall on November 27th, 2017 0 likes 52 plays 0  

Professor Allan Pacey - Sperm in the public eye - The joys and perils of having a media profile

For the past 20 years Professor Allan Pacey has developed a significant public profile in radio, television, print media and more recently through social media. In a typical year he contributes to…

From  Andy Tattersall on November 27th, 2017 0 likes 33 plays 0  

Sheffield Festival of Science & Engineering 2017

The Sheffield Festival of Science & Engineering is back! Celebrating world-class research in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) all over Sheffield. This diverse programme will…

From  Tom Foster on August 22nd, 2017 0 likes 50 plays 0  

Structural Colour

During 2016 Paul Evans was artist in residence within the Department of Physics at the University of Sheffield. Paul worked with Professor Richard Jones and his research team, studying structural…

From  Tom Foster on August 11th, 2017 0 likes 129 plays 0