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.
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.
By 2050, the world's population will be more than 9 billion and around 70 per cent of those people will live in cities. The Urban Institute brings together researchers in the Faculties of Engineering and Social Sciences to reshape urban futures.
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.
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.
The Sheffield Institute for Global Sustainable Development
The Sheffield Institute for Global Sustainable Development promotes a vision of international development as a struggle for social justice and a space for activism and engagement.