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Institute for Sustainable Food webinar - July 2020

The empty shelves of early days of the COVID-19 pandemic highlighted key flaws in our food supply chains.But simply growing more food is not the solution - there is a bigger issue at play according…

From  Nick Kennard on July 29th, 2020 0 likes 32 plays 0  

Making our science & maths degrees sustainable

After the university announced that Education for Sustainable Development would be embedded into every single course, our students organised a "Sustainability in Science" event for staff…

From  Faculty Of Science on March 26th, 2020 1 likes 72 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  

Dr Lucy Smith - Materials Sustainability

In this short video, Dr Lucy Smith discusses her research into Materials Sustainability.

From  Stephen Birch on January 28th, 2020 0 likes 22 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  

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 on June 27th, 2019 0 likes 152 plays 0  

The Sound of Science - teaser

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 November 14th, 2018 0 likes 70 plays 0  

Plastic Is Precious

Plastic Is Precious is an exhibition taking place at Meadowhall Shopping Centre between 13 October and 4 November. It is a between the University of Sheffield, London College of Fashion and Bill…

From  Robert Cooke on August 14th, 2018 0 likes 27 plays 0