Centres and networks
Reflecting our commitment to interdisciplinary research, members of staff and postgraduates participate within a wide range of interdisciplinary research centres and networks based in the Department and across the University.
Digital Good Network
The ESRC Digital Good Network is building a research community focused on what a good digital society should look like and how we get there.
The Healthy Lifespan Institute
At the Healthy Lifespan Institute we're uniting over 130 world-class researchers to tackle the global epidemic of multimorbidity – the presence of two or more chronic conditions – to help everyone live healthier, independent lives for longer and reduce the cost of care.
CIRCLE (Centre for International Research on Care, Labour and Equalities)
CIRCLE is a theoretically informed and policy relevant research centre which carries out research, evaluation and bespoke consultancy on contemporary issues and debates in three key areas: Care; Labour; and Equalities.
CATCH (Centre for Assistive Technology and Connected Healthcare)
CATCH is researching new user-friendly technologies to enable people to live independently.
Centre for Criminological Research
The Centre for Criminological Research is the focal point for criminology and criminal justice at the University of Sheffield, one of Britain's main research-led universities.
Centre for Health and Wellbeing in Public Policy
The Centre for Health and Well-being in Public Policy considers how people's health and well-being can be defined, measured and improved in ways that help policy-makers determine the best use of scarce resources.