Author: Tom Roper

20 Oct ​​​​Logged tropical rainforests still support biodiversity even when the heat is on

·       New study shows logged rainforests shouldn’t be written off as they have long-term conservation value ·       Logged areas found to have the same temperature as pristine forests ·       Study shows animals like the Bornean horned frog, Bornean keeled pit viper and Wallace’s flying frog should be equally capable of hiding out when it gets too...

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11 Oct University of Sheffield Psychology student puts knowledge into practice by helping those with mental health concerns in Sri Lanka.

A student at the University of Sheffield has spent the summer gaining hands-on psychology work experience in Sri Lanka, to make a difference to the lives of people living with mental health concerns. Psychology student Felicity Coen travelled to Sri Lanka to gain work experience with...

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21 Sep PhD Student Demonstrates her Skills and Collects Two Awards in the Process

Second year PhD student, Karishma Chhabria from the Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease, has recently been awarded two prizes for demonstrating her research skills. Karishma’s first prize was awarded for the ‘Best one-minute poster pitch’ in the Neuroimaging session at the Sheffield Neuroscience conference,...

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07 Aug University of Sheffield Enterprise – Making Things and Ideas Happen

“Starting my own business was something I never imagined I would be able to do. Thanks to the University of Sheffield Enterprise, I’ve recently moved to bigger premises and have recruited my second member of staff!” [caption id="attachment_16868" align="alignright" width="390"] Faye Savory, founder of BearHugs[/caption] University of...

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