16.09.20

Reflecting on including environmental aspects in research integrity & ethics

By Judith Krauss (SIID), Stephen Allen (Management), Renee Timmers (Music), Phil Warren (Animal and Plant Sciences) and Matt Watson (Geography)   How important is it to reflect on environmental aspects as part of research integrity and ethics? On 5 June 2020, an online-only workshop supported by the University of Sheffield’s (TUoS) Research Ethics Committee took […]

28.08.20

Aid Celebrities and the Tropes of Celebrity Humanitarianism

by Maha Rafi Atal, Lisa Ann Richey & Dan Brockington   George Clooney is sad. What might an Oscar winning multi-millionaire have to be sad about, you ask? He’s “surprised and saddened” he says, to learn that Nespresso, the coffee brand for whom he has been a public spokesman since 2006, uses child labor at its plantations in Guatemala. That is […]

16.05.18

Why Humanosphere’s hibernation matters – and what we can do about it

On 1st July, Humanosphere is taking a break – possibly never to return…

19.01.17

‘I feel like I’m a real man’: Men and state housing in South Africa

Housing from the perspective of being a man

14.11.16

How Change Happens – A book review

Dan Brockington, SIID Director, reviews new book by Duncan Green, Oxfam GB, ‘How Change Happens’.

18.05.16

Designer activism and post-democracy

Re-blog from Alex de Waal: for campaigners committed to transformational social change, the unscripted howl of celebrities is a weak peg on which to hang a movement.