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The Mattress Moment

What use is an old mattress? This is the fascinating story of how our scientists are helping to solve the global food crisis using the most unlikely of materials - a pile of old mattresses.

From  Ruth Kirkman 3 Weeks ago 0 likes 57 views 0  

Little Tales of Joy in Research by Heloise Stevance

A large number of reports about the mental health and wellbeing of researchers and academics in HE keep reminding us that things are not very rosy at the moment. Much of what is being written about…

From  Sandrine Soubes A month ago 0 likes 6 views

Revealed: Chatsworth's servants over the centuries

Three PhD students from the School of English have had unprecedented access to previously unseen archives at Chatsworth House for the first time. The findings have revealed fascinating new insights…

From  Ruth Kirkman 2 Months ago 0 likes 137 views 0  

Research Data Management

Research Data Management workshop delivered by Jennifer Smith (Scholarly Communications Librarian) for 1st year PhD students in the Faculty of Science.

From  Keira Borrill 4 Months ago 0 likes 19 views 0  

How to beat digital distraction and write more episode 11 - How to reference your research well

In this short series of podcasts I want to help you be more productive with your writing and help you get things done. In this podcast I want to discuss the kind of things that will help your writing…

From  Andy Tattersall 4 Months ago 0 likes 9 views 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 7 Months ago 0 likes 83 views 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 7 Months ago 0 likes 11 views 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 7 Months ago 0 likes 29 views 0  

Research Professionalism & Integrity introduction lecture 2018

A lecture given by Professor Tony Ryan on research professionalism and integrity as part of a compulsory module for PhD students in the Faculty of Science. Followed by a panel discussion with other…

From  Keira Borrill 7 Months ago 0 likes 6 views 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 7 Months ago 0 likes 77 views 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 7 Months ago 0 likes 2 views 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 7 Months ago 0 likes 42 views 0  

Types of Sources

Study Skills Hack created by 301 Academic Skills Centre. Primary - first hand, immediate, raw, data/findings Secondary - second hand, after the fact, interpreted, analysis Quantitative - numerical,…

From  Jessica Keen 7 Months ago 0 likes 9 views 0  

Digital Folk Project - Introduction - Simon Keegan-Phipps

The Digital Folk Project is a research project looking at the uses and impacts of digital media and technologies in folk arts participation. It was funded by the Arts and Humanities Research…

From  Nicholas Walsh 7 Months ago 0 likes 60 views 0  

Digital Folk Project - Introduction and Findings - Simon Keegan-Phipps

The Digital Folk Project is a research project looking at the uses and impacts of digital media and technologies in folk arts participation. It was funded by the Arts and Humanities Research…

From  Nicholas Walsh 7 Months ago 0 likes 50 views 0