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  • Dear Deirdre may change the way we learn

    The Economic and Sciences Research Council has given a £700,000 grant to a team at the Universities of Sheffield, Sussex, Edinburgh and Newcastle so they can explore a new way for junior health care workers to learn how to make clinical decisions, using a similar process to that used in agony columns.

    Categorised under: Teaching, Research and Medicine, dentistry and health

  • Time Team are in Town

    Tony Robinson and Mick Aston, presenters of Channel 4s Time Team, and staff from the University Of Sheffield will be presenting a Bowie Knife to the internationally renowned Hawley Collection, currently housed at the University Of Sheffield, at the Millennium Galleries on Tuesday 15 July at 2 pm.

    Categorised under: Community, Arts and humanities, Social science, Teaching and Events

  • School students get a taste of undergraduate life

    83 Year 11 pupils from across the region will take part in a residential Summer School at the University of Sheffield aimed at giving them a taste of university life and what lies ahead after graduation. The pupils from eight local LEAs will begin their one-week course on Monday 7 July.

    Categorised under: Community, Teaching, Events and Students and alumni

  • Students learn that 'It's a Bug's Life' for microbiologists

    Chaucer School in Sheffield has become one of forty-five organisations across the country to be awarded The Royal Society's prestigious Partnership Grant, to allow students to investigate the fascinating world of microbes in a leading centre for life sciences research.

    Categorised under: Community, Teaching, Research and Science

  • University lecturer wins £50,000 for exceptional teaching.

    The outstanding teaching ability of an expert at the University of Sheffield has won him national recognition and an award worth £50,000. Dr Nigel Bax, Director of Teaching at the University's School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, has won a National Teaching Fellowship (NTF) as recognition for his ability to influence and inspire students, staff and the teaching profession as a whole.

    Categorised under: Teaching, Research and Medicine, dentistry and health

  • Conference Examines Feminist Influence in Education

    A conference at the University of Sheffield next week will review the impact of feminism on education and assess feminism's future prospects for furthering the cause of gender justice and equal opportunities internationally.

    Categorised under: Social science, Teaching, Events and International

  • Customer service - a key to business success?

    On May 14th Sheffield Hallam University's School of Business and Finance will host the Sheffield Management Lecture, a key annual event in the regional business calendar. This year's topic, Competitive Advantage through Customer Service, uses a powerful real-world example to reflect the increasing emphasis successful companies are giving to the need to deliver superior customer service. Attendees will hear how doing so can differentiate an organisation and develop long term profitable relationships in both the private and public sectors.

    Categorised under: Teaching, Events and Social science

  • Old Bailey project brings a forgotten London back to life

    The largest single source of information about British non-elite lives and behaviour ever published is accessible worldwide free of charge on the internet from today, thanks to the intensive efforts of dozens of experts and transcribers. The Old Bailey Proceedings Online website will eventually include records of 100,000 individual trials, running to 60,000 pages of text and 25 million words.

    Categorised under: Arts and humanities, Teaching, Social science and Research

  • Top TV scientist to give free Sheffield public lecture

    Next month Sheffield adults, children and families have a rare opportunity to hear and see a leading scientist and science broadcaster in person.

    Categorised under: Community, Teaching and Science

  • From NASA space projects to 'The Chocolate Challenge' it's National Science Week 2003

    In March Sheffield will play host to world leading scientists during one of the biggest and best National Science Week celebrations in the country. National Science Week 2003 kicks off on Saturday 5 March, and will bring international experts, such as NASA scientist Professor Patrick Stakem to Sheffield, in a bid to get science into the spotlight and encourage everyone to learn by joining in the fun.

    Categorised under: Community, Teaching, Events, Science and Engineering