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Bright Minds - Urban climate policy

Climate policy in urban areas - The potential and limits of co-production Dr Ryan Bellinson and Professor Beth Perry discuss how their research has provided insights into the role of the public in…

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MA Urban Design and Planning

Course director Dr Bobby Nisha discusses the MA Urban Design and Planning course, which is a 12 month course and jointly delivered with the School of Architecture, and accredited by the Royal Town…

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Undergraduate Study with Urban Studies and Planning

Discover what makes the Department of Urban Studies and Planning unique. Hear from our Head of Department, as well as the Undergraduate Programme Director about what our courses entail, and get the…

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Level 1 Field Class to York (2018)

70 first year students recently went on a field class to York, where they had the opportunity to experience firsthand many of the themes and ideas that they have been taught in lectures and seminars.

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Planning Research Conference 2018 - Plenary Panel 1

The first of two plenary panels from the 2018 UK Ireland Planning Research Conference, hosted in Sheffield, with the title of 'In Search of Alternative Futures'. Speakers: Greg Fell,…

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PGT Open Day Presentation

Dr Stephen Hincks talks about our postgraduate programmes, the department of urban studies and planning and the career opportunities available to you after your degree with us.

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Why has migration become such a contentious issue in Europe?

Ronald Van Kempen is a Professor of Urban Geography at the Faculty of Geosciences of Utrecht University, the Netherlands. Here, he offers his views on how academics can assist with the worldwide…

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How easy is it for migrants to integrate in the UK?

Comment from Madeleine Sumption, who is Director of the Migration Observatory at the University of Oxford. The Migration Observatory provides impartial, independent, authoritative, evidence-based…

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The Migration Debate in Sub-Saharan Africa

Dr Oliver Bakewell offers a brief insight into the migration debate in Sub-Saharan Africa at the governance level.

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What are the benefits of a multi-cultural city?

Abdi-aziz Sulieman came to the UK and to Sheffield as a child as an asylum seeker from Somalia. As President of our Students' Union (2012-2013) he co-founded our #WeAreInternational campaign…

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In conversation with Charles Clarke

Former journalist John Yates speaks to Charles Clarke ahead of his keynote speech at the conference. Charles is questioned on the state of migration in the UK at the moment, and prospects for his…

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How can academics help solve the issues of migration?

Ronald Van Kempen is a Professor of Urban Geography at the Faculty of Geosciences of Utrecht University, the Netherlands. Here, he offers his views on how academics can assist with the worldwide…

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An overview of the migration debate in America

Professor Audrey Singer is a senior fellow at The Brookings Institution. She offers a brief overview of the current state of migration in the United States at a policy level.

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Why is migration important to the University?

Abdi-aziz Sulieman came to the UK and to Sheffield as a child as an asylum seeker from Somalia. As President of our Students' Union (2012-2013) he co-founded our #WeAreInternational campaign…

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Sheffield Speaks' Public Debate on Migration

Sheffield Speaks: In an age of mobility and migration: what sort of city do we aspire to be? Filmed live at the Cutlers Hall in Sheffield, this debate includes discussions on how Sheffield fits into…

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Decentralized refugee accommodation in German localities and changing geographies of support.

Sophie Hinger is a Scientific Associate at the Department of Geography at University of Osnabruck, Germany. Sophie is a researcher at the Institute for Migration Research and Intercultural Studies.

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