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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 12 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 25 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 153 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 51 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 131 plays 0  

'The Hole in the Road' by Adrian Scott

The Hole in the Road is a short poem by Adrian Scott - PhD candidate in the School of English at the University of Sheffield. Adrian is a poet based in Sheffield, and helped contribute to the Virtual…

From  Tom Foster on August 10th, 2017 0 likes 48 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  

Dancing With Robots

Sheffield Robotics study the way humans work in order to make better robots. Visitors to the Futurecade during Festival of the Mind had the chance to interact with Nao, our dancing robots. Watch to…

From  Tom Foster on May 16th, 2017 0 likes 57 plays 0  

Pure, White and Deadly: Is Sugar a Bigger Threat Than Heroin?

Experts are calling for a tax on ‘addictive’ sugar and WHO wants us to half our sugar intake. We’ll present the case for regulation of this deadly white powder. Presented by John…

From  batchUser on May 8th, 2017 0 likes 7 plays 0