A resource created by University of Sheffield historians and digital humanities developers sheds new light on lives of British convicts imprisoned in Britain or deported to Australia in the 18th and 19th centuries Research reveals how punishment affected the lives of 90,000 individuals convicted of crimes at the Old Bailey between 1780 and 1870 New resource uses latest digital humanities technologies allowing users to trace lives of convicts Historians at the University of Sheffield have uncovered new insights into the lives of British convicts who were either imprisoned in Britain or deported to Australia between the 18th and 19th centuries.
A new government-backed initiative to improve the life chances of South Yorkshire's young people has been launched in Sheffield.
Yorkshire's award-winning Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) has announced a major new partnership that has seen it acquire the naming rights to the Sheffield Arena, which is one of the UK's biggest venues.
Sheffield Hallam University's packaging design team, Design Futures, are in the running for two distinguished national titles.
Ceremonial ground-breaking event held at the site of Boeing Sheffield, which will be built alongside the University of Sheffield's Factory 2050 at its Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) 'Boeing Sheffield' is the company's first production facility in Europe Boeing chose Sheffield based on its longstanding partnership with the AMRC and because of its partnership opportunities, skilled workforce and investment in research, training and development Sheffield's inward investment is the strongest it has been for a generation after deals with McLaren, Boeing and Ikea in recent months.
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