New project investigates road lighting and the effect on safety

A major research project will study how to optimise lighting on main roads to enhance drivers’ abilities to detect potential hazards and reduce the number of accidents.

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Children’s chances tackled in four major reports

Major reports tackling the challenges faced by children and ensuring they have the best chances in life, produced by emerging leaders in policy with academics from the University of Sheffield, have been launched.

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University ranked in Times Higher Education world top 100 for social sciences

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

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Young adults are more Thatcherite than their parents, study finds

Two-thirds of Britain’s young adults aged 25-34 embrace Margaret Thatcher’s values and show support for the former Prime Minister’s policies and beliefs, according to new research into the legacy of Thatcherism.

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Imagining different futures with disabled young people

The ambitions and future goals of disabled young people with life-limiting and life-threatening impairments are being documented for the first time in an innovative study by iHuman researchers.

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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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