Research with impact
Research in the Faculty of Social Sciences explores some the most complex challenges of our time. Our academics work at the forefront of knowledge, building lasting partnerships and creating change across the globe.
We’re working to overcome some of the world’s greatest challenges, from the housing crisis to climate change, economic recovery, pandemic prevention and much more.
Health and Wellbeing
Researchers across the Faculty are working to understand how different factors can impact on the health and wellbeing of people in the UK, and around the world.
From global development to political economy and climate change, our research looks at how the world will look in the future, and how we might adapt.
Work with us
From embedding innovative processes in your business to crafting evidence-led policy, you can access our world-leading research and build lasting partnerships that drive change.
The University of Sheffield's four flagship institutes bring together key strengths to tackle these problems, turning interdisciplinary and translational research into real-world solutions.