1.2 million living in UK food deserts, studys shows

1.2 million people in the UK are living in low income areas where households struggle to buy affordable fresh fruit and vegetables, according to a new study.

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Research explores how the government could communicate tax differently

A new report by the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute (SPERI) proposes how the government could communicate differently to citizens about how it spends the tax they pay.

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New project to explore fine-grained inequalities in chronic diseases

How fine-grained inequalities such as age, gender, and ethnicity affect someone’s risk and potential outcomes for three common later-life chronic diseases will be explored in a new project.

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Constitutional uncertainty and political disputes put Green Brexit at risk, research shows

A Green Brexit could be under threat without greater cooperation between devolved nations and the UK government, a study led by the University of Sheffield has found.

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Craft metrics to value co-production

To assess whether research is relevant to society, ask the stakeholders, writes Professor Beth Perry of the Urban Institute in a new Nature comment piece along with co-authors Catherine Durose and Liz Richardson.

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From the field to the classroom: How research feeds into teaching across the Faculty

Our academics take their fieldwork, methodologies and latest theories and bring them into lecture theatres and seminar rooms for students to learn, practice, question and develop. Find out how research led-teaching is taking place across the Faculty.

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