Understanding Society - Festival of Social Sciences 2016

The ESRC Festival of Social Sciences returns with a programme of exciting, free events. You are warmly invited to join us in this celebration of social science by attending one of the many public lectures, debates, exhibitions, film screenings and more.

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Transforming children’s hospital design on a global scale

Research from the Department of Sociological Studies and the School of Education is improving the design of children's hospitals around the world, making them welcoming, comfortable and more child friendly.

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Sheffield leads £16.8m investment in postgraduate research training

Postgraduates at the University of Sheffield and six northern universities will benefit from the new White Rose Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership.

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'How Change Happens' book launch - Monday 31 October

The Sheffield Institute for International Development (SIID) and the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute (SPERI), University of Sheffield, are pleased to welcome Oxfam GB’s Duncan Green to launch his forthcoming new book, ‘How Change Happens‘.

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Climate change jigsaw puzzle: Antarctic pieces missing

A shortage of data on the weather in Antarctica is hampering efforts to understand climate change in the region, according to new research led by the Department of Geography.

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Devolution and disadvantage in the Sheffield City Region

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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