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  1. Comment: Noah film is more accurate than most children’s Bible stories

    Dr Katie Edwards, Lecturer in the Bible in Contemporary Culture and Society at the University of Sheffield comments on the accuracy of new Biblical epic Noah.

    Categorised under: Arts and humanities and Comment
  2. Subways are for Sleeping

    Forgotten Broadway musical reconstructed for European premiere

    A forgotten Broadway musical will get its European premiere after a University of Sheffield student worked through boxes of neglected manuscripts to reconstruct the score, which has not been heard anywhere in the world since 1962.

    Categorised under: Arts and humanities, Events and Students and alumni
  3. Furnace Park director Dr Amanda Crawley Jackson

    New model for urban regeneration launches in Sheffield

    Academics from the University of Sheffield are opening the doors to a new space aiming to provide a model for urban regeneration – Furnace Park.

    Categorised under: Arts and humanities and Community
  4. Helen Mort

    University student shortlisted for prestigious T.S. Eliot Prize

    The poetry of a talented University of Sheffield student has been shortlisted for the highly acclaimed T.S. Eliot Prize.

    Categorised under: Awards/achievements, Arts and humanities and Students and alumni
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    Instrument find brings Tudor times to life

    The University of Sheffield’s Department of Music is bringing Tudor times to life thanks to the discovery of a collection of original and replica Tudor instruments.

    Categorised under: Arts and humanities and Community
  6. Payroll Union

    Sheffield Americana band team up with historian

    Sheffield Americana band The Payroll Union has teamed up with the University of Sheffield’s Department of History to explore the city of Philadelphia during the mid-nineteenth century through music, film and art.

    Categorised under: Arts and humanities and Research
  7. Obsidian

    Ancient Syrians favoured buying local to outsourcing production

    An archaeologist at the University of Sheffield has found evidence that, contrary to a widely held theory, ancient Syrians made their stone tools locally instead of importing finished tools from Turkey.

    Categorised under: Arts and humanities and Research
  8. Firth Court

    White Rose College of the Arts & Humanities to nurture next generation of skilled researchers

    A successful collaboration between the Universities of Sheffield, York and Leeds has received a £19m award from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to create the White Rose College of the Arts & Humanities.

    Categorised under: Arts and humanities and Research
  9. LEAP

    Literacy project set to improve prospects for young people

     A pioneering project to help local young people improve their literacy skills has begun thanks to a collaboration between the University of Sheffield, Sheffield City Council and local secondary schools.

    Categorised under: Arts and humanities and Community
  10. A History of Blackpool Illuminations

    Off the Shelf sees University Ideas Alive at 5:45

     The University of Sheffield is holding its first series of Off the Shelf events this month (12 October – 5 November 2013) aiming to bring academic research to life.

    Categorised under: Arts and humanities and Community
  11. Professor Mike Braddick

    Sheffield insight selected for Parliamentary Review

    The University of Sheffield has been chosen to represent the higher education sector in a new publication, The Parliamentary Review, delivering a guide to best practice in management in key industries and across the public sector, reaching an audience of more than 60,000 of the UK’s leading Chief Executives, Ministers and opinion formers. 

    Categorised under: Arts and humanities
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    Celebrating 50 years of Japanese Studies at the University of Sheffield

    The Centre for Japanese Studies at the University of Sheffield is celebrating after inspiring hundreds of graduates to master the complex language, and understand the culture of one of the most remarkable countries in the world, for the past 50 years.

    Categorised under: Awards/achievements, Arts and humanities and International
  13. Convict record

    £1.7M award to trace the lives of British and Australian convicts

     A £1.7million award from the AHRC (Arts and Humanities Research Council) is set to enable people to trace the records of Londoners sentenced to either imprisonment or transportation from 1787 up to the 1920s, when the last convict died.

    Categorised under: Arts and humanities and Research
  14. Items from the Orwin collection

    Traditional heritage collections will be available to all

    The University of Sheffield has completed its project to relocate collections from the former Traditional Heritage Museum on Ecclesall Road, which closed in 2011, to new places where they will be accessible to the public.

    Categorised under: Arts and humanities and Community
  15. Obsidian

    New 10 second sourcing technology set to transform archaeology

    Researchers at the University of Sheffield have developed a method of sourcing obsidian artefacts that takes only 10 seconds – dozens of times faster than the current methods – with a handheld instrument that can be used at archaeological excavations. 

    Categorised under: Arts and humanities and Research