UK top ten for international social science research

Source: Research Assessment Exercise


We're committed to understanding our global society, protecting the vulnerable and improving people's lives around the world.

Setting the global ageing research agenda

Our internationally-renowned approach to ageing is driving policy and benefitting millions of people around the world.

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65 years of social studies in Sheffield

We're hosting a series of events throughout 2014 to celebrate our 65th anniversary.

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Year of success for our award-winning staff

Our tutors and researchers have received accolades for their world-leading research and teaching this year.

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Our innovative, research-led approach to learning has been recognised with numerous awards for our staff.

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Our research

From protecting children to empowering an ageing population, our work is driving global policy.

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Working together

Our collaborations are making a difference around the world. We're leading the UK's first multi-disciplinary ageing research programme, the New Dynamics of Ageing (NDA).

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