An insight into the activity of our research centres, clusters and groups.
Centre for Decent Work (CDW)
Centre for Decent Work co-hosts conference on Rights, Regulation and Resolution - Developing a Framework for Better Work
On 29th September 2022, the Centre for Decent Work co-hosted a conference on employment rights, regulation & resolution.
Research led by the University of Sheffield aims to reveal the long-term consequences of young people’s early labour market experiences for their careers, health and wellbeing
The project investigates the ability of younger workers living in the UK to make successful transitions in the labour market and the barriers that might prevent them from making progress in their careers.
Centre for Regional Economic and Enterprise Development (CREED)
Attracting and sustaining the screen industry workforce in Yorkshire and the Humber
Professor Don Webber is exploring what attracts and sustains the screen industry workforce in Yorkshire and the Humber.
European philanthropy and the business of giving
Entrepreneurs have an established history of creating philanthropic organisations to shape wider economic and social activities. Dr Chay Brooks' research project uses extensive archival sources to explore the work of European entrepreneurs and philanthropic foundations in order to explore their strategies and impact on global society.
Developing understanding about the possibilities for leading and researching business-as-unusual in times of ecological emergency
The project involved the recording and production of interviews with progressive green business leaders and the delivery of two events. These developed understanding for academics and business people about the possibilities for leading, organising and researching in times of ecological emergency.
Dr David Hollis organises first in-person CCO Data Collective workshop
Dr David Hollis, Lecturer in Organisation Studies at Sheffield University Management School, led and organised the first in-person Communication as Constitutive of Organization Data Collective workshop, hosted at the University of Vienna.
Institute of Work Psychology
Jeremy Dawson speaks at an NHS Race and Health Observatory conference
In July, Professor Jeremy Dawson spoke at the conference on Health, Race and Racism hosted by the NHS Race and Health Observatory.
Sheffield is the definitive home of football, Dr John Wilson's study confirms
Dr John Wilson had a new paper published in July on 'Homes of sports: a study of cultural heritage tourism and football' in the Journal of Sports and Tourism. The paper discusses the meaning and value given to a place being called the original 'home' a sport and presents evidence that Sheffield should be considered the home of football.
Operations Management and Decision Sciences (OMDS)
Future Electric Vehicle Energy Networks supporting Renewables (FEVER)
FEVER will create a new EV charging solution that can deliver fully grid-independent, renewably powered charging using a novel off-vehicle energy store (OVES).
Many happy returns?
The Reverse Logistics Toolkit, developed by Erica Ballantyne and colleagues, is now being used by companies across the sector, including third party logistics providers, manufacturers like Ribble Packaging, and leading retailers around the UK.
New sustainability centre will bring region together to lead drive for net-zero
Professor Lenny Koh has been part of the successful South Yorkshire Sustainability Centre bid, led by Rachael Rothman in Chemical Engineering. The project will be funded by Research England, and was announced by Dan Jarvis at the South Yorkshire Economic Summit.