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Who Are We?

A new, ground breaking institute at the University of Sheffield.

Bringing together social sciences & humanities with psychological & biological sciences to understand what it means to be human like never before.


How Does Inequality get ‘Under the Skin’?

June 19, 2017

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Living Life to the Fullest

June 14, 2017


Making Climate Social

June 14, 2017

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The Fourth Quadrant

June 13, 2017

Human Activism


June 2, 2017

White Rose

White Rose Studies of Ableism

June 2, 2017

The latest News & Events

January 3, 2018

iHuman in Amsterdam: The Art of Belonging

December 20, 2017 in Blog, News

Improper children and tall orders: the use of apps and games in heritage language families

This blog was written by Dan Goodley, Co-Director of iHuman and Professor of Disability Studies and…

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December 13, 2017 in News

iHuman in Switzerland: Disability and human relationships

Critical disability studies research from iHuman was showcased at the a conference held in ‘Penser…

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December 6, 2017 in News

Narratives of Complementarity and Transformation

Dr Yijia Zuo, recently gained her PhD degree in the School of Education (supervised by Tom Billington,…

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December 1, 2017 in News

Children in need or children with rights?

On Friday 17th November, our televisions and radios were awash with the annual Children in…

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