The University of Sheffield
The Faculty of Social Sciences has a long-established reputation for producing world-leading research. Our research agenda reflects the complex challenges of our age: how to create truly sustainable growth in the face of climate change; creating an inclusive society; adapting to an ever-increasingly digital society; improving wellbeing throughout the life course; and how to harness innovative methods for understanding our world. Our academics work at the forefront of knowledge, building lasting partnerships with researchers, policymakers, NGOs and businesses across the globe.
30 September 2021
Sharing insights and examples that inspire social science commercialisation.
28 July 2021
In this guest blog post Lauren White, an ESRC Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Sheffield, shares her reflections and methodological musings from the Creative Methods Zoo.
3 June 2021
Exploring the The Change Points Toolkit, with the Methods for Change project.
2 June 2021
Exploring the Life Mapping Method, with the Methods for Change project.
1 June 2021
Sharron Hinchliff provides an overview of her venture Age of Love.
12 April 2021
Mark Doffman provides an overview of his venture, supporting art organisations in a post-pandemic world.
7 April 2021
Exploring the Participatory Qualitative Interviews research method with the Methods for Change project.
1 April 2021
The Methods for Change team reflect on key lessons and challenges faced in their project so far
30 March 2021
Exploring the Engaged Capacity-building Workshops research method with the Methods for Change project.
2 March 2021
Exploring Participatory Activist Research with the Methods for Change project
19 November 2020
A report on how digital technology can support carers during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic
20 October 2020
Dr Hibbah Osei-kwasi explains what her project is seeking to achieve and how she is benefitting from SUCCESS
18 June 2020
We spoke to Dr Andrew McGonigle about his fascinating project
13 November 2019
New social media policy bans harmful weight loss content for younger users.
11 November 2019
Using big data analysis to better understand changing household risk behaviour.
25 October 2019
Addressing social science challenges and supporting deeper engagement with industry through training and collaboration.