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.


Goodbye Mr Chips: can research tell teachers how to teach?

"Five debates a day sounds a bit daunting beforehand, but I really loved it. The speakers are so knowledgeable and passionate about their chosen topic, and the amount of time dedicated to questions from the audience was great as it really brought in alternative views."
Exeter University student

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