Welfare policy undermining efforts to tackle homelessness say councils

The vast majority of councils and housing associations believe government welfare policy is hitting their efforts to tackle homelessness, according to new research.

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Solar cells could be 'game changer' in environmental challenges

A new study has confirmed the potential for Perovskite solar cells (PSCs) to be a ‘game changer’ in addressing global environmental challenges.

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Sheffield Institute for International Development launches podcast series

Researchers at the Sheffield Institute for International Development have launched a new podcast series exploring some of the centre's main research areas.

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Piers Robinson Event

From Propaganda to Fake News: Deception, Manipulation & Truth in the Contemporary Media Environment

On Wednesday 27 September at 5:30pm, Professor Piers Robinson will give his inaugural lecture on political manipulation and fake news.

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New Crook Public Service Fellows to address Children’s Chances

Leading figures from the civil service, social work and youth work sectors are among this year’s cohort of Crook Public Service Fellows who will address the highly pressing theme of ‘Children’s Chances’ alongside our Social Sciences academics.

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Urban Studies and Planning Academics win top National Research Awards

Professor Alasdair Rae and Dr Zheng Wang have won prizes at the 2017 Royal Town Planning Institute’s (RTPI) Awards for Research Excellence.

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