Research centres and institutes
Our research agenda reflects the complex challenges of our age and our academics work at the forefront of knowledge, building lasting partnerships with researchers, policymakers, NGOs and businesses across the globe.
Sir Bernard Crick Centre
The Crick Centre, named after Professor Sir Bernard Crick, seeks to understand and promote political engagement in a manner that cultivates debate and encourages engaged citizenship around the world.
The Sheffield Institute for International Development (SIID)
The Sheffield Institute for International Development (SIID) promotes a vision of international development as a struggle for social justice and a space for activism and engagement.
Digital Society Network
The Digital Society Network (DSN) draws together an interdisciplinary team of academics engaged with research at the cutting-edge of society-technology interactions.
iHuman brings together social sciences and humanities with psychological and biological sciences, to understand what it means to be human like never before.
Centre for International Research on Care, Labour and Equalities (CIRCLE)
CIRCLE (Centre for International Research on Care, Labour and Equalities) conducts research, evaluation and consultancy on contemporary policy, practice and theoretical issues and debates on topics in three main areas: care, labour and equalities.
Sheffield Methods Institute
By facilitating interdisciplinary programmes on substantive issues and harnessing new types of analysis and data, the Sheffield Methods Institute (SMI) closes the gap between methodological research and policy.