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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 0 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 11 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 3 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 1 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 2 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 1 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 3 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 12 plays 0  

Writer in Residence Workshop 2

Workshop 2 of 3 with writer in residence for the Faculty of Science Kerry Young on how to make the story of your writing come alive.

From  Keira Borrill on October 15th, 2018 0 likes 9 plays 0  

Hidden history: Rebuilding Sheffield Castle

There's a castle underneath Sheffield, buried for four hundred years. So why does no-one know about it?Working from previously unexplored archives and making use of exciting new technologies,…

From  Ruth Kirkman on July 6th, 2018 0 likes 2,426 plays 0  

Why Research Matters

Marcia Vera is incredibly passionate about her research but her family found it difficult to understand why she wanted to give up a successful career to pursue a PhD. In this talk, Marcia discusses…

From  batchUser on April 26th, 2017 0 likes 20 plays 0  

A Tale Of Two People In One City

How can the lives and experiences of two people, who live in the same city but have never met, help with research into life expectancy and quality of life for the elderly? Peter Bath from the…

From  batchUser on April 26th, 2017 0 likes 9 plays 0  

From Hunters to Farmers - The Origins of Agriculture

Alex Perez from Animal & Plant Sciences takes us back in time to a tale of when we were hunters, to demonstrate the importance of the development of agriculture on our lives.

From  batchUser on April 26th, 2017 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Ever wondered how you might have affected your parents?

We're all aware that parental behaviour will have a large determining effect on the personality of a child, but what about the effect of the child on the parent? Psychologist Simone Croft…

From  batchUser on April 26th, 2017 0 likes 8 plays 0  

Conflict, Community & A Heard of Cows

Join archaeologist Rachel Askew for a tale of Civil War shenanigans where Parliamentarians and Scottish mercenaries lay siege to the loyalist town of Newark, and enlist the support of a herd of…

From  batchUser on April 26th, 2017 0 likes 25 plays 0  

The Spix's Macaw & Me

The Spix's Macaw is one of the world's most endangered birds. Join Dr Nicola Hemmings as she takes us on a journey with what seems to be last Spix's Macaw in the wild.

From  batchUser on April 26th, 2017 0 likes 7 plays 0