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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...



Professor Karen Bryan: Hallam's UTC sponsorship delivers...

Issued:11/12/15

Sheffield Hallam University is extremely proud to be a part of the introduction and expansion of local University Technical Colleges, providing young...



Dr Kesia Reeve: Why benefit sanctions are so cruel...

Issued:10/12/15

Filmmaker Ken Loach is about to finish his latest film, I, Daniel Blake, based on people's experiences of the benefit system and sanctions....



Andy Price: Let's not forget the skill of George Osborne's...

Issued:27/11/15

'The only function of economic forecasting', the economist JK Galbraith once told us, 'is to make astrology look respectable'.We could...



David Wood: The lack of connectivity between health...

Issued:27/11/15

Too many patients are unable to be discharged from hospital in a timely manner because of delays in putting their social care packages in place.These...



Simon Shibli: Australia can do well in Rio medals...

Issued:24/11/15

Ever since Sydney played host to the Olympics in 2000, Australia’s medal count at the summer games has been in steady decline. But with less...



Steve Haake: Creating the perfect health and wellbeing...

Issued:23/09/15

Media articles about overweight children, rising levels of obesity and diabetes appear in the news almost every day.  Most recently the World...



Aimee Ambrose: Why the time has come to embrace our...

Issued:09/09/15

The National Trust, the self-proclaimed custodian of "the places we love" has embraced brutalist architecture with tours of...



David Best: Why the UK lags behind in recovery for...

Issued:08/09/15

It's rare that you'll see Blackpool praised by a professor of criminology, but when it comes to leading the way in changing how the...



Alessandro Soranzo: How we captured Leonardo Da Vinci's...

Issued:04/09/15

In my research I try to understand how and why visual illusions occur - to help us understand how our visual system works.We seem to enjoy viewing...