通过30多个国家的80多个研究项目, researchers at the University of Sheffield are working in partnership with universities, 世界各地的企业和社区, towards a sustainable, 每个人的公平未来.
全球人口正在增长, placing increasing demand on the world's finite resources and exacerbating the climate crisis. At the same time we need to make sure everyone has equitable access to food, energy, health care, education, jobs and justice.
To tackle these conflicting issues, all United Nation member states have adopted the 2030年可持续发展议程.
The agenda outlines 17项可持续发展目标 旨在应对世界各地面临的挑战. The goals set out a blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all.
九游会明白，一种解决方案并不适用于所有地方. 考虑不同的文化是很重要的, social, economic and environmental contexts that our projects operate in and co-produce solutions with the people who are directly impacted by our research.
We’re already seeing positive change resulting from our work but there is much more to be done. We will continue working alongside our colleagues across the world to mitigate the worsening effects of the climate crisis, 提高每个人的生活质量.
Journalists face serious kinds of human rights abuse simply for trying to keep the public informed. Researchers at the University of Sheffield are developing a framework to improve data collection on the full range of violations against journalists and track trends to prevent future attacks.
People in Buenaventura face ongoing violence from armed organisations. Researchers at the University of Sheffield and their partners at Javeriana University, CINEP and CORMEPAZ, 获得了经济 & Social Research Council’s Societal Impact Prize for the coproduction of a peace strategy.
Harvesting the sun twice
Solar power is seen as a key way of addressing East Africa’s energy challenges, but the solution is not as simple as installing traditional solar panels across large areas of land. Agrivoltaic energy systems can combine the delivery of solar electricity, crop production, 在同一块土地上收集雨水.
Prior to the start of the pandemic, Nepal was in the midst of a major political restructure. Researchers at the University of Sheffield are investigating the prospects and challenges of decentralising the healthcare system, and how this restructuring has affected the delivery of healthcare during COVID-19.
An innovative project has used video to help communities in Nepal voice their experiences of natural disaster to the policymakers responsible for disaster risk reduction strategies.
尼日尔妇女是普遍存在的性别不平等的受害者. This is enforced by a lack of knowledge regarding their legal rights and best health practices. 但广播可以为女性赋权提供一个平台.
Africa is experiencing increasing levels of obesity in its cities, particularly in women. Prior to this project, policy responses to the rise in obesity in Africa have had limited success. This is because they were mostly influenced by experiences in higher income countries which are less relevant to African cities.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield are part of a centre that is trying a new approach to support nine partner universities across Africa to tackle water infrastructure challenges.
In 2018, 埃塞俄比亚的电力普及率, Malawi, and Mozambique were 44%, 13%, and 27% respectively. Despite recent improvements, 97 million people living in these countries still lack power. The project investigates the role of Community Energy Systems to bridge the energy access gap in East Africa.
PPE for refugees
In Jordan, neither the government nor the UNHCR who manage the Zaatari refugee camp, 有购买力去竞争全球的个人防护装备供应吗, leaving 660,000 refugees without. This project is about empowering refugees in a moment of health crisis.