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Mind Matters: Can Science Help Turn You Into Mind Readers

Dr Aneurin Kennerley discusses how research using functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) can provide demonstrations of thought identification, in some sense, mind reading. Mind Matters is a…

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Mind Matters: The Science of Laughter

Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, Dr Sophie Scott from University College London, shares her research on understanding the neurology of laughter as well as the expression of emotion through…

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Mind Matters: The Science of Magic

Dr Gustav Kuhn and Dr Megan Freeth explore the neurology behind our experiences of what seems impossible. Using psychology they explain why it's possible for us to be so easily deceived by…

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Mind Matters: Touch Sensing

Dr Kendra Arkley discusses her research on active vibrissal (whisker) touch sensing and how specialised touch sensors (whiskers) are used by animals to explore and make sense of their environment.…

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Mind Matters: Where does humour come from

Developmental Psychologist Dr Elena Hoicka from The University of Sheffield's Psychology Department discusses her research on the origins of humour, exploring when babies first experience…

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Research Data Management

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

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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Presenting Research

Study Skills Hack created by 301 Academic Skills Centre. Initially you will need to write a report or paper with results. If you have quantitative results you should consider whether you are going to…

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International Journalism Week 2018

A look back over our amazing week of discussion and activity themed around the challenges faced by media professionals all over the world.

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Poster Presentations

Study Skills Hack created by 301 Academic Skills Centre. Used well visual information can greatly enhance the impact of your communication, and posters are a great way to present your research to a…

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