Research project to make sure kids have vital digital skills

Researchers in the Faculty are involved in an innovative project which will ensure young children develop the kinds of skills and knowledge relevant for a digital future.

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Scientists call for intervention to reduce toxicological footprint

Scientists are calling for an increase in sustainable and less toxic material in global manufacturing as one way of firms reducing their toxicological footprint and combating climate change.

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Face-to-face meetings key to maximising research impact

Face-to-face meetings between academics and civil servants which start from policy-makers’ needs are vital in maximising the impact of academic research, according to a new report .

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PhD Scholarships available for 2017/18 entry - apply now!

The Faculty of Social Sciences is pleased to announce it has funding for at least 23 PhD scholarships for 2017/18 entry. Applications close on 1 February 2017.

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Researchers to give a voice to children living with life limiting impairments

A new research project that will let children and young people with life limiting or life threatening conditions tell their own life stories through the arts has received funding from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).

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Sheffield Solutions brief: A Recipe For Parliamentary Impact

Kate Dommett, Marc Geddes and Brenton Prosser have produced an academic guide for effective engagement with Parliament.

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