You are invited to WriteFest – a month of engaging with the regular practice of academic writing!

November is Academic Writing Month, a write-a-thon that happens every year.* WriteFest (#AcWriFest15) is a University-wide festival of academic writing spanning the whole of November. Drawing on the format of the very popular academic writing retreats, WriteFest has some added bitesize workshops, a guide to crafting your own ideal writing soundtrack, and a creative writing element. We…

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SITraN researchers join £1.3 million research collaboration to tackle devastating childhood disease Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Scientists from the Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience have joined a £1.3 million research initiative to find effective treatments for Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic cause of death in babies and toddlers. The new UK research consortium, led and funded by the SMA Trust, is the first of its kind to investigate the…

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The Place of Care Ethics in Medicine Seminar Series

A series of monthly interdisciplinary seminars, 2015-2016. Sponsored by the Arts and Humanties Research Council and Medical Humanities Sheffield. This excellent upcoming series of lectures around Care Ethics will be of interest to many. For enquiries regarding this seminar series please contact Robert Stern at r.stern@sheffield.ac.uk. All seminars will be held 16.30 – 18.30, Arts Tower Lecture Theatre…

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