Our members' research top ten in the UK for research outputs in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework.
REF 2014 (Research Excellence Framework)
We're one of the leading global institutes for innovative, multidisciplinary research on the Bible. Our research is internationally recognised and we explore a variety of interests in ancient and contemporary contexts.
Dr Katie Edwards and Dr Meredith Warren have a new article published in The Conversation, considering whether Christ could be seen as a role model for victims of abuse.Read more here.>
Early Modern Biblical Studies network (EMBerS)
SIIBS Fellow and Sheffield early modernist Dr Iona Hine has been making arrangements for the first gathering of a network for people whose research interests engage with biblical studies in the early modern era—the latter being broadly conceived as anything from the beginning of the print era to ca. 1800. By bringing together scholars from different disciplines, the hope is that 'EMBerS' will emerge with a richer knowledge of each others’ work and plans for future collaborations.Find out more.>
Our postgraduate students participate a variety of seminars and activities.