How many friends does one person need?

Dunbar’s number, network science and Arts and Humanities Research.

HRI Catalyse provocations 2016-17

Robin Dunbar (Oxford University), Julia Hillner and Mairin MacCarron (History) show how developments in Evolutionary Anthropology, Applied Mathematics and Historical methodologies are providing new insights into cross-disciplinary research questions.

Monday 6th March 2017, 5-6pm in the HRI Conference Room.


Free event followed by drinks & nibbles.

All welcome. Please register at:

Humanities Research Institute, 34 Gell Street, S3 7QY



Sheffield’s Centre for Collaborative Research in the Arts and Humanities