SSH News December 2019

Welcome to the December edition of the Social Sciences and Humanities News Bulletin

In this issue

• SSH staff news • SSH research centre news • SSH department news • SSH in the media     • Staff wellbeing • Process updates • Estates news • Events • Training and opportunities

Staff News

• Graduation

SSH Research Centre News

• Research carried out on how energy companies are failing society’s vulnerable • Sir Paul Collier visited CRESR research centre following his honorary post doctorate


SSH Department News

• HKC welcomed police officers from India • Black Germany exhibition opens in Cameroon • Caroline Moran shortlisted for a Writers Guild award• Paper published on sub glacial drainage

                        sue johnstone and pearl mackie


SSH in the media 

• Feature in Tes re: governments core framework for initial teacher training • i newspaper political piece in the general election • Study done on vulnerable people being failed by energy companies • Wildlife article on the turnstone- a small scavenger bird • BBC news piece on the floods in South Yorkshire • BBC and Sky news articles on flooding in Doncaster • International police partnership led by Hallam • Report into the rate of freed prisoners killing themselves after release • Indian police officers visit to South Yorkshire coverage • Article in the Conversation on how nationalising Britain’s energy network could benefit consumers • BBC Radio 4 piece on how environmental issues might affect voters decisions in election • Yorkshire Post piece about flood prevention measures • Tes feature about fixed seating plans in the classroom • Doncaster free press piece about changes to homes needed to reduce the impact of flooding • Article in the Express Tribune about liberalism in Pakistan • ITV Calendar report on air pollution in Sheffield • Academic spoke to First Post and Yahoo India following research into sexual violence against women in India


Staff Wellbeing 

• Reduced flu jab offer • Latest Parent & Carer’s network newsletter

Process updates 

• Relaunch of the Source  • Student death procedure



• Professor Sital Dhillon’s professorial lecture • Christmas carol service • Symposium- education talk and dialogic pedagogies


Training and opportunities 

• Advanced research training • Continued Improvement course • 2020 SHU Fest registration • Call for papers for the PPP conference • Join Team Hallam for the half marathon in March 2020


Faculty/College communications

Please note that from January, your internal communication contacts for the new Social Sciences & Arts college will be Claire Egglestone and Mark Greene who can be reached by !SHUCommunications 

For any immediate local requests, please continue to use ! SSH Comms where someone from the college will deal with your query

Please follow the SSH Twitter account for up to date news and information about what is happening locally and across the University


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