Understanding Society - Festival of Social Science 2017

The Festival of Social Science returns with a fantastic line up of exhibitions, VR experiences, and debates.

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Floor insulation can reduce floor heat loss by up to 92 per cent

Adding insulation to suspended timber ground floors can reduce heat-loss by up to 92 per cent, new research has found.

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University of Sheffield ranked in top 100 internationally for social science

The University of Sheffield has been ranked one of the top universities for teaching and research in the social sciences by the Times Higher Education.

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How Will The New Industrial Strategy Benefit the North of England?

How can the new industrial strategy benefit the north of England? - Thursday 9 November

The Government will soon publish its new industrial strategy, but will it benefit people, places and industries in the North? Speakers at this public debate include Rebecca Long-Bailey MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

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Faculty academics made Fellows of the Academy of Social Sciences

Professor Craig Watkins and Professor Jackie Marsh are among 69 prominent social scientists to be conferred as Fellows of the Academy of Social Science.

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Landscape researcher reveals the super powers of plants on Garderners' World

Dr Ross Cameron, Senior Lecturer in Landscape Management, Ecology and Design, spoke to BBC Gardeners' World about the ways that ornamental landscape plants can help us in terms of environmental improvements, promoting biodiversity and improving wellbeing.

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Ross Cameron on Gardener's World