University of Sheffield

The University of Sheffield prides itself on making a difference and has a longstanding reputation for delivering world class research and innovation. Our research addresses the major challenges facing society and our ideas are leading academic debates internationally and shaping policy across the globe. Our researchers are collaborating across traditional academic disciplines and joining forces with an international network of non-academic organisations. Our work chimes synonymously with the ethos of this event: working together to tackle the big challenges.

Hunger in the UK: the food banks phenomenon

"Some of the freest speech I have enjoyed in years."
Baroness Ruth Deech QC, crossbench peer; chairman, Bar Standards Board

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