Researchers contribute to a major new report on child social care

Researchers from the University of Sheffield have contributed to a major new report which describes child social care in the UK as a postcode lottery.

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Diverse geography of Britain's 82 largest islands revealed

Professor Alasdair Rae has worked with Ordnance Survey to showcase the diverse geography and unique characteristics of Britain’s largest islands.

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Number crunching the World Cup

The World Cup Data Hub, run by the Sheffield Method Institute, is your one-stop-shop for data and statistics at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

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To the rhythm of Niger: using radio to empower women in one of the world’s poorest countries

Dr Emma Heywood from the Department of Journalism Studies returned to Niger in June to chart the success of a ground-breaking project to empower women across the country through radio.

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Not all scientists wear lab coats

We talk to Prof John Flint about his work around housing, urban development and segregation, and what role the social sciences play in human progress.

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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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