Undergraduate conference

The University of Sheffield Philosophy Undergraduate Conference is arranged every year by the Sheffield philosophy department and is a great chance for undergraduates to experience presenting one of their own papers to an interested group of peers.

The Diamond building

We welcome students from all philosophy departments, and we welcome submissions from students at all levels of study.

2020 dates TBC

Past events

The University of Sheffield undergraduate philosophy conference is organised by students. It provides students with a great chance to practice presenting one of their own papers to their peers. Previously, the conference featured talks from lecturers Robbie Morgan (University of Sheffield) on 'What makes an attack sexual?' and Jack Woods (University of Leeds) on 'Abductive immodesty in mathematics and morality', alongside talks from students on a wide variety of philosophical topics.


Speakers; David Liggins (Manchester) "Nihilism about truth", Yonatan Shemmer (Sheffield)


Speakers: Fiona Macpherson ( University of Glasgow), 'Philosophy of Hallucination' and Jenny Saul (University of Sheffield), 'Dogwhistles and Figleaves: Techniques of Racist Political Manipulation

Results and Clearing 2020

Clearing and Adjustment

We have places available on some courses for additional high achieving students through Clearing and Adjustment.