Changing social media policy: how research is helping people to talk about mental health
In a new paper, Dr Ysabel Gerrard brings her experience as a sociologist together with her role as a member of the Facebook and Instagram Suicide and Self-injury Advisory Board to investigate how people talk about mental health on social media.
How engaging children in digital media can enhance their learning
Dr Fiona Scott, Lecturer in the School of Education, has won a UK Literacy Association (UKLA) award for her ‘highly significant work in successfully expanding the understanding of young children’s engagement with media.’
Could artificial intelligence techniques be the answer to an Alzheimers cure?
Researchers in the University of Sheffield’s Information School are to embark on a research project to tackle Alzheimer’s disease with artificial intelligence techniques.
Disability and disadvantage: unseen and unheard in a global crisis
Work by three public service leaders, paired with academic expertise from the University of Sheffield is now a crucial benchmark in understanding just how haphazardly disadvantaged communities are represented at the heart of public policy in the UK.