Kilometre-thick ice shelf once covered the Arctic Ocean, study finds

An ice shelf over a kilometre thick once formed over the Arctic Ocean, a new study by researchers from the University of Sheffield has revealed.

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Real time evaluation of the REF study announced

A pilot study led by the University of Sheffield and Cardiff University will explore a real time evaluation approach to the 2021 Research Excellence Framework, Research England have announced.

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UK faces weakened environmental protections post-Brexit, study says

A new report has found that the UK faces weaker environmental protections following Brexit.

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Flint and Duffy

Faculty academics made Fellows of the Academy of Social Science

Professor John Flint, Professor of Town and Regional Planning, and Professor Rosaleen Duffy, Professor of International Politics, are among 58 leading social scientists to be recognised by the Academy for the excellence and public impact of their work.

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University of Sheffield to join new £5 million social science commercialisation platform

The University of Sheffield will become a founding partner in a new £5m consortium, set up to promote business engagement and entrepreneurship focused on social science research.

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Research brochure home

Research in the Faculty of Social Sciences

At Sheffield, we work to addresses the major issues of our time. Read about our unwavering commitment to excellence, innovation and engagement in our latest social sciences research brochure.

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