August, 22, 2018. Posted in The Grantham Scholars' Blog, Policy.
The politics of water: part two
Have you ever considered the politics of water? Grantham Scholar Naomi Oates studies the values and everyday practices of different actors involved in water supply. As part of this research project, Naomi has undertaken fieldwork in Balaka, Malawi, and here […]
August, 22, 2018. Posted in News, Research.
new paper by Grantham Scholar: Intra-City Metabolism
Grantham Scholar Ling Min Tan has co-authored a paper published in the journal Resources, Conservation and Recycling. Ling Min’s research explores the fascinating concept of city metabolism, and the published paper summarises findings from an intra-city study. The paper is about the […]
August, 16, 2018. Posted in News.
Grantham Centre is looking for a new Associate Director!
*Please note that this opportunity is open to The University of Sheffield members of staff only.* We invite expressions of interest for the role of Associate Director in the Grantham Centre for Sustainable Futures (GCSF). Vision GCSF is central to […]
August, 7, 2018. Posted in News, The Grantham Scholars' Blog, Comment, Scholar comment.
Why is Activism our Moral Duty
The Grantham Centre is dedicated to empowering a new generation of expert activists – so we’re funding Grantham Scholar Mira Lieberman to go to the annual London Animal Rights March. Mira is a volunteer and activist and writes here about how […]
August, 7, 2018. Posted in News, Comment.
Football, Brexit and Heat: a Summer to Remember by Peter Horton
Chief Research Advisor for the Grantham Centre, Prof Peter Horton FRS, reflects on the summer of 2018 – and how Brexit is distracting the UK government from catastrophic climate change The summer 2018 will be remembered for three things. First, […]
August, 6, 2018. Posted in News, Research.
new paper published: Examining the Energy Performance Associated With Typical Pipe Unit Head Loss Thresholds
Grantham Supervisor Dr Vanessa Speight works in the Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, where she researches water quality transformations in drinking water distribution systems. She is also Managing Director of TWENTY65, an EPSRC-funded consortium with 6 universities and more than 70 […]
July, 30, 2018. Posted in News, Comment.
Establishing trust between researchers, government and the public
The journey from evidence to policy is inevitably complex and frequently becomes divisive as arguments rage about the validity and worth of the evidence presented. This is especially true in the “post-truth” era, where the opinions of experts are viewed […]
July, 24, 2018. Posted in News, Comment.
Climate change on social media: what do we know, what do we see, what do we do?
Grantham Supervisor Dr Warren Pearce works at iHuman (Institute for the Study of the Human) at the University of Sheffield, where he researches the intersection of science, policy and publics. One of his areas of expertise is climate change communication and […]
July, 23, 2018. Posted in News, Research.
Urgent change is needed to regulate the harmful impact chemicals have on the environment, a new study has revealed.
Grantham Supervisor Professor Lorraine Maltby is one of the lead authors of a new paper which identifies important questions that researchers must address in order to help protect our planet from chemicals International study has identified the most important questions that […]
July, 17, 2018. Posted in News, Comment.
Grantham Comms Officer speaks about inequality at Women@TUoS event
The Women@TUoS Network is a member-led initiative, run by women for women at the University of Sheffield. All women staff members are welcome to join the network to hear about recent developments and attend our events and activities. There is something for […]