Covid-19 Project in Jordan: New Research Associate

SIID are delighted to welcome to the GCRF-funded Covid-19 PPE for Refugees project a new Research Associate, Dr Melissa Gatter. In this innovative project researchers from the University of Sheffield are collaborating with academics at Jordanian universities, working with Syrian refugees and Jordanians from marginalized communities to support livelihoods during the Covid-19 crisis. Livelihood opportunities […]


SIID Event 12th March 3pm: Decolonising in Sheffield: Addressing colonial legacies today

Webinar Panel Discussion: Friday 12th March 3pm-4.30pm


SIID Expert advises UN on Technology and Innovation Report 2021

SIID Co-Director Dorothea Kleine has been invited to the select group of international experts advising on the 2021 Technology and Innovation Report of the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). Prof Kleine, who leads the Digital, Data and Innovation theme in SIID, is an expert on digital inclusion, gender and the capabilities approach. She […]


Rethinking (de)coloniality: how useful is the ‘global North’ vs ‘South’?

Rethinking (de)coloniality: how useful are the terms ‘global North’ vs ‘South’?
Thursday 25th June, 4-6pm
Blackboard Collaborate, online event


Gender-Justice and Digital Innovation in Africa

A new project will unite women changemakers and their male allies to ensure women have an equal say in Africa’s digital futures.


Research storytelling videos “Tales from the Global South” now online

The videos of the research storytelling evening “Tales from the Global South”,  part of the ESRC Sheffield Festival of Social Sciences 2019 and part-funded by SIID, are now available online. Led by Professor Frances Cleaver and professional storyteller Tim Ralphs, our research storytelling journey taught us how to craft stories that rely on the power of words […]