October, 24, 2017. Posted in News, Events, Training, Opportunities.
Research Making A Difference
Learn how to make sure your research has an impact outside academia and can influence decision makers. Researchers are entering a world where a strong evidence-base is essential to support action that will protect our environment and tackle climate change. […]
October, 24, 2017. Posted in The Grantham Scholars' Blog, Comment.
Emma K. Smith is careering through her PhD
Grantham Scholar Emma K. Smith is mapping her PhD from the beginning to the end through her blog, ‘Careering through my PhD’. Focusing on her journey from student to independent researcher, she will talk about what she learns along the […]
October, 20, 2017. Posted in News, Research.
How to cook a more sustainable Sunday roast
Dr Christian Reynolds, Grantham Centre supervisor and Knowledge Exchange Research Fellow (N8 AgriFood project) in the University of Sheffield’s Department of Geography, analysed the energy used in preparing a roast beef and Yorkshire pudding seven different ways – through adapting […]
October, 17, 2017. Posted in Events.
Will the road to 2030 be evidence-paved? Find out at our special guest lecture by Sir Peter Gluckman!
Details of the event here
October, 9, 2017. Posted in News, Training.
Call for proposals from all faculties – Grantham Centre for Sustainable Futures
The Grantham Centre for Sustainable Futures invites applications from potential supervisors for PhD student projects to start in October 2018. Applications are open to University of Sheffield academics only. We expect to support up to 15 students (‘Grantham Scholars’), fully […]
September, 21, 2017. Posted in Events.
23 October 2017: Sustainable Futures Symposium 2017
Keynote speaker: Joanna Haigh, Co-Director, Grantham Institute for Climate Change and Environment, The Grantham Institute at Imperial College Monday 23 October, 9am-5.30pm Registration from 8.30am, afternoon tea from 4.30pm Firth Hall, Firth Court The University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TN Register […]
July, 14, 2017. Posted in News, Policy.
Grantham Centre colleagues contribute to POSTnote on Environmentally Sustainable Agriculture
Samuel Leigh, the POST Fellow for Energy and Environment in Houses of Parliament, visited The University of Sheffield earlier this year to discuss contributions for the note on Environmentally Sustainable Agriculture. After meeting our scholars, he interviewed our supervisors and […]
June, 6, 2017. Posted in Comment.
University of Sheffield scientists react to the USA exit from climate deal
Scientists from the University of Sheffield who presented to world leaders, politicians and policy makers at the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris in 2015 have reacted to the announcement that the United States will withdraw from the Paris Climate […]
May, 16, 2017. Posted in Research.
Why did hunter-gatherers first begin farming?
The beginnings of agriculture changed human history and has fascinated scientists for centuries. Researchers from the Grantham Centre for Sustainable Futures at the University of Sheffield have shed light on how hunter-gatherers first began farming and how crops were domesticated […]
April, 24, 2017. Posted in Comment.
Beware false sustainability solutions
Professor Peter Horton is the Grantham Centre’s Chief Research Advisor. This blog post was originally published on edie.net, as part of the Grantham Centre’s work with Business In The Community for Responsible Business Week. Find out more about the Grantham Centre […]