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Professor Nicola Woodroofe

Nicola is the head of the University's Biomolecular Research Centre and has worked within biomedical research for over 30 years, with particular...



Jamie Grace

Jamie Grace, who has joined the department of law and criminology from the University of Derby, has research and teaching interests in constitutional,...



Dr Colin McCaig

Colin McCaig's main interests are in inequalities of access to higher education, the impact of higher tuition fees and of student number controls...



Dr Kim Lawson

Dr Kim Lawson is a senior lecturer in pharmacology. He is a qualified pharmacologist with an international reputation in Drug Discovery Research, gained...



Professor Guy Merchant

Guy is Professor of Literacy Education and has a particular interest is in the ways in which digital media are changing the ways in which literacy...



Mandy Brailsford

Mandy is professional lead for advancing practice within the department of Nursing and Midwifery.  Her specialties include acute & critical...



Professor Andy Alderson

Andy joined the University in 2013 from the University of Bolton. He is an experienced interviewee for print and broadcast media, mainly around the...



Dr Jen Slater

Jen is a Reader in Education and Disability Studies within the Sheffield Institute for Education at the University. Her research explores issues and...



Professor Samantha Twiselton

Samantha is the director of the Sheffield Institute for Education at the University. The institute brings together our leading teacher training department...



Alan Reid

Alan Reid is an expert on social media law. Research interests are on law and new technology, and the law of the European Union. Previously with Robert...



Professor Sara Mills

Professor Sara Mills is a published author and academic, researching gender and feminism, and linguistics. Recent research has focused on politeness,...



Professor Luigina Ciolfi

Professor Luigina Ciolfi is interested in how interacting with technologies shapes people’s lives. She has conducted research into interactive...