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DocFest film review - The Work

Issued:15/06/17

By Dr Jake Phillips, senior lecturer in criminology at Sheffield Hallam's Helena Kennedy Centre for International JusticeThis film brings important...



Living with addiction and recovery

Issued:17/05/17

By Dr Catrin Andersson and Professor David BestThere is now clear and consistent evidence that recovery is a process or a journey that lasts around...



How Pakistani and Indian women confront marital economic...

Issued:16/05/17

Although disputes over finances are known to be common in South Asian families, relatively little is known about the prevalence and severity...



Yesterday. Today. Tomorrow.

Issued:04/04/17

I first came across the artist Bryan McCormack in 2009 whilst working as the Literary Director of the Orange Tree Theatre in London. He sent me a play...



Making Sheffield a centre for social justice and community...

Issued:03/04/17

'Tough on crime, tough on the causes of crime' was a mantra of the Blair government, as it has been for politicians of all hues when seeking...



The Somme Remembered

Issued:30/06/16

It is easy to see why the Somme figures so large in British remembrance of World War I. The first day of the battle left 19,000 British dead and 38,000...



There are many things in the EU to complain about,...

Issued:22/06/16

In the final hours of campaigning around the EU referendum we should return as fully as we can to a more balanced, less toxic debate.This would, by...



Dr Vicky Heap: Anti-social behaviour policy creates...

Issued:01/03/16

Within weeks of the Coalition government coming to power, an agenda was set out to dismantle existing anti-social behaviour (ASB) policy to create...



Chris Corker and Dr Matthew Stibbe: Turning back time...

Issued:23/12/15

From at least the early 1820s, Sheffield was home to a number of watch and clock makers, many of German origin. One family in particular, the Sermins,...



Professor Steve Fothergill: Closure of Kellingley...

Issued:16/12/15

On Friday 18 December 2015, Britain’s last colliery – Kellingley in Yorkshire – is scheduled to close.The closure is a significant...