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Desert Garden appeal

A unique project born out of innovative Sheffield science is giving families displaced by war the opportunity to grow fresh food in the desert using the most unlikely of materials – discarded…

From  Nick Kennard on January 13th, 2020 0 likes 528 plays 0  

Pattern Languages

When emergency response is no longer enough, how can we create sustainable places for longterm refugees communities? 5th Year Landscape Architecture student Grace Ruddick used her final year project…

From  Hannah Whitelam on August 1st, 2018 0 likes 126 plays 0  

Can we afford to help?

Can the UK afford to help the refugees coming to Europe from Syria and other countries in the Middle East? Or would this strain the resources of the country? James Lewis, PhD candidate at…

From  Tom Foster on September 27th, 2017 0 likes 101 plays 0  

Will allowing refugees in endanger the UK?

Many people sympathise with those they consider to be “genuine” refugees, but they are concerned that hidden amongst them, there will be terrorists who wish to commit violent acts. Over…

From  Tom Foster on September 26th, 2017 0 likes 64 plays 0  

Are they really refugees?

Are the people we see on the news, trying to cross borders or seeking asylum in the UK really refugees? Or do they just want to find better jobs and living conditions? Are they really desperate for…

From  Tom Foster on September 26th, 2017 0 likes 108 plays 0  

Is the City of Sanctuary movement undemocratic?

The aim of the City of Sanctuary movement is to foster a culture of hospitality for people seeking safety in the United Kingdom, especially refugees fleeing war, religious persecution, and ethnic…

From  Tom Foster on September 25th, 2017 0 likes 96 plays 0  

Are refugees a threat to the British way of life?

Josh Forstenzer is the Vice-Chancellor's Fellow for the Public Benefit of Higher Education. In this short video essay, Josh discusses the refugee crisis and the effect this may have on the UK,…

From  Tom Foster on December 15th, 2016 0 likes 47 plays 0  

Is the responsibility to help ours?

Jules Holroyd explains the moral imperative for helping refugees. Jules is a Vice Chancellor's Fellow at the University of Sheffield, and her research focusses on topics exploring moral…

From  Graham McElearney on October 11th, 2016 0 likes 217 plays 0