Devolution deals undermined by cuts and ineffective employment policy, research finds

Devolution is being used to implement further austerity cuts on the Sheffield City Region (SCR) with disadvantaged groups and areas particularly affected, new research has found.

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The great British constituency shake-up is no anti-Labour conspiracy

Charles Pattie, Professor of Electoral Geography, takes a look at the proposed changes to constituency boundaries and what they may mean for political parties at the next election.

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Saving Westminster from ruin is a chance to rebuild British democracy

A parliamentary committee has recommended that politicians move out of Westminster, and Professor Matthew Flinders sees it as a chance to rebuild democracy in the UK.

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Tanzanian field centre opens to support international development

The SIDshare/KEDA Alumni Field Centre in Tanzania – set up thanks to generous supporters of the University of Sheffield to fund pioneering international development projects – officially opened this week.

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USP research on planning obligations wins Excellence in Planning Research award

Staff from the Department of Urban Studies and Planning have won this year’s coveted Excellence in Planning Research Award for their text on Planning Gain.

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As home to some of the UK's leading researchers, we are renowned for our high-quality and high-impact research. Find out about our research strengths and successes in Sustainable Growth, Inclusive Society, Wellbeing and the Life Course, Digital Society and Innovative Methods.

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