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301 Lecture Session: Dissertation Writing Essentials

This lecture session looks at the initial stages of preparing for a large-scale dissertation project. It will focus on some established ways to develop a topic and plan that will allow you to produce…

From  Oliver Johnson on March 20th, 2020 0 likes 47 plays 0  

Student life in the Department of Material Science and Engineering - Research Projects

Find out what it's like to study Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Sheffield, from the perspective of our students. Here, we find out more about the research projects that…

From  Stephen Birch on February 24th, 2020 0 likes 2 plays 0  

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 4 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 13 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 7 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 5 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 5 plays 0  

John Provis - Research Short Why is Cement Interesting?

Professor John Provis tells us why cement is so interesting and important.

From  Stephen Birch on February 11th, 2020 0 likes 7 plays 0  

What is Tissue Engineering? Sam Pashneh-Tala Research Short FINAL

Dr Sam Pashneh-Tala tells us about his research into Tissue Engineering

From  Stephen Birch on February 4th, 2020 0 likes 14 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 17 plays 0  

Translational Energy Research Centre flythrough

The Translational Energy Research Centre (TERC) will form part of the University's newly launched Energy Institute, home to more than 300 academics. Researchers in the Energy Institute work with…

From  Kirsty Bowen on January 7th, 2020 0 likes 103 plays 0  

About ScHARR's Design Trials and Statistics group

ScHARR Design Trials and Statistics aim to conduct analysis of clinical cost-effectiveness for health technologies. DTS is one of four academic groups within the School of Health and Related…

From  Andy Tattersall on December 18th, 2019 0 likes 7 plays 0  

2019 at the University of Sheffield

As the year draws to a close we are looking back over some of the best stories from throughout the year.

From  Nick Kennard on December 17th, 2019 0 likes 412 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 7 plays 0