Watch: Professor Charlotte Watts delivers SIID Annual Lecture 2018

Professor Charlotte Watts, Chief Scientific Advisor at the Department for International Development, delivers the 2018 SIID Annual Lecture on the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.

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UNESCO Chair in Media Freedom, Journalism Safety and the Issue of Impunity announced

Professor Jackie Harrison has been awarded the prestigious Chair by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).

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Permitted development rights leading to low quality housing, research finds

Developers are using permitted development rights to build low quality housing in poor locations and lacking in space, new research has found.

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University research informs House of Lords report on citizenship and voter engagement

Evidence given by the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Students' Union on citizenship and civic engagement has been published in a House of Lords committee report.

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Taking a photograph a day and posting it online improves wellbeing, research finds

Taking a photo each day and posting it online has complex benefits and supports improved wellbeing, according to a new study co-authored by Dr Andrew Cox, Senior Lecturer in the Information School.

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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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