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  • What should Social Workers be Taught?

    What should Social Workers be Taught?

    The Knowledge Bank are a group of people who have all had social workers and they work with the social work team at The University of Sheffield to represent the views of people with lived experience. The team are reviewing what they teach on the course and has asked The Knowledge Bank to find out what people think makes a good social worker. And to do this they want to hear from people in the South Yorkshire area who also have experience of social workers.

  • D/deaf Participants Needed for Research Video

    D/deaf Participants Needed for Research Video

    Sheffield University’s Faculty of Social Sciences are working with academics from the School of Education to create a video for a research project into how captions in films and TV could be changed to improve Deaf audiences’ viewing. They are looking for two people who identify as D/deaf and use BSL as their first language to appear in the video and you will be paid for your time.

  • But is it Usable by Me?

    But is it Usable by Me?

    Could you help to make sure usability studies are more inclusive and diverse? Researchers from The University of Sheffield are working on a usability project to embed equality, diversity and inclusion in usability testing. Online and in-person events (interviews, focus groups and round table discussions) are taking place in Sheffield during March, April and May 2022 offering a £25 voucher for participants’ time and additional travel costs

  • Free Legal Advice from Sheffield's Universities

    Free Legal Advice from Sheffield's Universities

    If you need legal advice or help but are unable to afford it, you may like to be aware that both Sheffield’s universities have departments that can offer support for free with various legal issues. These are also known as ‘pro bono’ services after a Latin term meaning “for the good of the public”.

  • I’ll be Here in the Morning

    I’ll be Here in the Morning

    If you’re a care worker, an unpaid carer or receive care have you been inspired to get creative during these extremely challenging times? Sheffield University is looking for entries to ‘I’ll be here in the morning’, a digital exhibition celebrating our community of care and designed to “give a voice to the unheard and put faces to the unseen”. The deadline for submissions is 20 September.

  • SHU Fest 2017 at Sheffield Hallam University

    This week-long festival takes place from 6 – 12 March and includes live performances, workshops and social events across the city.

  • Festival of the Mind

    The third Festival of the Mind is taking place from 15-25 September 2016 – view the full programme online.

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