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Dr Felicity Matthews appears on Sunday Politics

Dr Felicity Matthews appeared on the BBC Sunday Politics Yorkshire and Lincolnshire to discuss the upcoming local elections in the region.

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Experience the Extraordinary

Considering returning to study at postgraduate level? Visit us on 12th May to find out more about an outstanding University.

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The EU Referendum: What does it mean for Sheffield?

The Crick Centre is hosting a discussion on what the upcoming EU referendum means for Sheffield.

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Our world-leading research

One of the very best departments for politics in the UK, we produce leading research across the whole range of the discipline. Read more -

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Politics Brought to Life

The videos introduce some of the ideas which you will encounter by studying Politics at the University of Sheffield. All of our lecturers teach in the Department as well as undertaking cutting-edge political research.

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