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  1. Dr Jim O'Neill

    World-renowned economist among University's honorary degree recipients

    One of the world’s most respected and influential economists, Dr Jim O'Neill, will receive an honorary degree from the University of Sheffield next week (Monday 21 July 2014 to Friday 25 July 2014).

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    University’s academics deconstruct the Tour de France

    The world's biggest annual sporting event is being put under the microscope by leading academics at the University of Sheffield on a new website deconstructing the Tour de France.

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  3. Comment: Downton Abbey, Americans, and an English Country House online course

    Dr Jim Fitzmaurice, from the University of Sheffield’s School of English, invites lovers of literature to go through the virtual key hole of some of the UK's most important country houses and delve into 450 years of literature inspired by the fascinating buildings in a new MOOC launched on 2 June 2014.

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  4. In Praise of Air

    Writing is on the wall for air pollution thanks to air-cleansing poem

    The writing is on the wall for smog as the University of Sheffield unveils the world’s first air-cleansing poem, a new work by award-winning writer Simon Armitage.

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  5. Comment: Papier-mâché Frank is highly entertaining, but oddly clichéd

    Dr Simon Keegan-Phipps, Lecturer in Ethnomusicology in the University of Sheffield's Department of Music, comments on Lenny Abrahamson’s latest film, Frank.

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    University of Sheffield architects provide solution to the housing crisis

    Architects from the University of Sheffield will put forward their solution to the current housing crisis at a cross-parliamentary event later this month (13 May 2014).

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  7. Benjamin Zephaniah

    Stellar line up at festival celebrating the written and spoken word

    World-leading writers and word artists will perform at the University of Sheffield at this year’s Lyric festival.

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  8. In The City

    Series of public lectures and events explores life ‘in the city’

    Urban existence, heritage, forgotten places and activism are just some of the themes which will be explored during a month of events celebrating city life in Sheffield and beyond.

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  9. Cabaret Voltaire

    Lecture theatre’s recording studio past explored during live music event

    A member of former Sheffield band Cabaret Voltaire will perform as part of a unique ‘super group’ at the site of the band’s legendary recording studio – now a University of Sheffield lecture theatre.

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    Delve into 450 years of literature inspired by the English country house

    A revolutionary digital course launched today (Wednesday 23 April 2014) by the University of Sheffield will give people from across the world a unique glimpse into the extraordinary life, culture, drama and literature of the traditional English country house.

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  11. 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.

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  12. 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.

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  13. 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.

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  14. 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.

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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.

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