A new Hub, led by the University of Sheffield, is combining expertise in electrical machines and manufacturing for the first time, aiming to put the UK at the forefront of an electrification revolution.
Rarely-heard songs cut from some of the world’s most beloved musicals such as The King and I and Annie Get Your Gun are set to be performed in public for the first time thanks to researchers at the University of Sheffield.
A smart, green and clean steel industry will come a giant step closer thanks to a new £35 million research network, announced today, which will see steelmakers and university experts work together on a seven-year research programme to transform the UK steel sector.
Rapid technological innovation is bringing human-robot interaction ever closer to our daily lives, meaning society needs a standard framework to address the ethical and safety issues that arise.
The University of Sheffield is set to receive a share of £446m to train postgraduate students and tackle research and innovation challenges across the engineering and the physical sciences landscape.
A drug which has been used to treat liver disease for over 30 years is being trialled in patients with Parkinson’s Disease to determine its safety and tolerability in Parkinson’s, but also to assess its potential to slow down disease progression for the first time.
Scientists from the University of Sheffield have identified new messenger molecules shuttled between cells which could help to protect the survival of neurones – potentially leading to new treatments for MND .
Classical music fans are shunning the likes of Spotify and iTunes in favour of good old fashioned CDs when listening to their favourite songs and artists, according to a new study.
A major research project between the UK and US to harness existing particle physics research techniques in order to remotely monitor nuclear reactors has been launched with the help of scientists at the University of Sheffield.
After 27,000 miles and 212 days at sea, the first sailor has crossed the finish line in the gruelling Golden Globe Yacht Race, which is supporting pioneering research conducted at the University of Sheffield’s Institute for Translational Neuroscience (SITraN).
The University of Sheffield showcased its world-leading strengths in research, innovation and industrial collaboration during a visit by Malaysia’s Minister of Education today (24 January 2019).
In the largest genetic study of osteoarthritis, an international team of scientists including researchers from the University of Sheffield, have uncovered 52 new genetic changes linked to the disease, which doubles the number of genetic regions associated with the disabling condition.
Research by the University of Sheffield has revealed more than three quarters of people are dissatisfied with political parties and has identified the seven main qualities people want to see in parties today.
An inspirational researcher has been awarded the Chancellor’s Medal from the University of Sheffield in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the University and the wider community.
Scientists at the University of Sheffield studying ancient DNA have created a tool allowing them to more accurately identify ancient Eurasian populations, which can be used to test an individual’s similarity to ancient people who once roamed the earth.
Award-winning BBC presenter and University of Sheffield graduate Dan Walker will be one of six professionals receiving an Honorary Doctorate during the University of Sheffield’s Winter Graduation this week (9 January - 11 January 2019).
The University of Sheffield will lead a €4 million research project and train a new cohort of thought leaders to drive the transition towards a more sustainable mode of production and consumption in Europe over the coming decades.
The experience of single parenthood is more common than typically reported – and children’s wellbeing is not negatively affected by living in single parent households – according to a study led by the University of Sheffield.
Individualising the pension age and targeting health interventions at low-income workers are two ways of reducing social inequalities, a new research project involving the University of Sheffield has suggested.
The threats that face journalism and the civil values it represents were explored by the Head of the University of Sheffield’s Department of Journalism Studies during her inaugural lecture as UNESCO Chair on Media Freedom, Journalism Safety and the Issue of Impunity.
Dr Sarah Price and Professor Stephanie Pitts from the University of Sheffield's Department of Music discuss why going to the theatre and engaging with the arts could be the best new year's resolution you make for 2019.
Trainee Nursing Associate Apprentices from across South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw are set to provide vital support to frontline staff at hospitals, nursing homes, GPs, hospices and in the community.
Researchers from across the University of Sheffield are set to combine their expertise in order to help tackle the billions of tons of plastic waste around the world as part of a pioneering new project.
Patients in Yorkshire are set to benefit from the region’s first MRI-PET scanner, which will accelerate pioneering research into a number of life-changing diseases, thanks to thousands of generous donations.
The new centre - funded by a £17m commitment from GKN Aerospace and a £15m commitment from the UK government, through the Aerospace Technology Institute - is expected to open in 2020 in Bristol.
The first documented use of penicillin as a therapy - carried out at the University of Sheffield - has today (6 December 2018) been named as one of the UK’s 100 best breakthroughs in recognition of the impact the research has had on everyday life.
Astrophysical evidence suggests that the Universe contains a large amount of non-luminous dark matter, but no definite signal has been observed, despite concerted efforts by many experimental groups.
An award-winning writer whose work led to her being given the role of promoting French language and culture across the world is set to visit the University of Sheffield this month (12 December 2018).
A scientist from the University of Sheffield has received a prestigious national award for his ground-breaking work on a satellite that will monitor climate change by weighing the Earth's forests.
A scientist from the University of Sheffield has won a national award for his project developing climate ready beans to combat drought related crop losses in Mexican and Latin American agriculture.
A major new research project led by the University of Sheffield will help mid-sized law and accountancy firms adopt artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies to improve productivity.
Scientists from the University of Sheffield have successfully created zebrafish that carry the complex genetic change known to cause the most common genetic form of motor neurone disease (MND).
The University of Sheffield has reaffirmed its commitment to greater openness about animal research as one of 10 world-leading UK universities to publish their research figures today (20 November 2018).
Both aspirin and a purified omega-3 called EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) reduce the number of pre-cancerous polyps in patients found to be at high risk of developing bowel cancer, according to new research.
A spectacular star system wrapped in an elegant spiral dust cloud has been discovered by astronomers. The system is believed to contain a star that is spinning extremely fast, which could produce one of the most powerful explosions in the Universe.
Scientists from the University of Sheffield have discovered a new inhibitor which decreases lung inflammation and could hold the key to treating Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome – a life-threatening disease which affects thousands of people in the UK.
An exhibition which shines new light on peace protests that swept across Southern Europe in response to the nuclear arms race of the late 1970s and 1980s has been launched by a historian from the University of Sheffield.
A pioneering breakthrough in the way animal research is conducted will help to accelerate studies of the brain.
Outstanding student athletes were awarded with scholarships to support their sporting ambitions at a special celebration event at the University of Sheffield last night (13 November 2018).
A partnership between luxury supercar manufacturer McLaren Automotive and the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) has led to the development of a significant new manufacturing facility, which was officially opened by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge today (Wednesday 14 November 2018).
Climate change could be responsible for a substantial decline in populations of shorebirds, say researchers at the University of Sheffield, following a study published in Science analysing population data over a period of 70 years.
The University of Sheffield has been ranked as one of the top universities globally for teaching and research in clinical, pre-clinical, health and life sciences in the subject rankings published today (7 November 2018) by Times Higher Education.
The first Physician Associates – a career which has been hailed a possible solution to the staffing crisis in the NHS – have graduated from the University of Sheffield.
A network of northern universities, hospitals and medical technology companies, including the University of Sheffield, has been awarded a £10.1 million investment from UK Research and Innovation to expand a digital pathology and artificial intelligence programme.
The University of Sheffield and its Students’ Union – co-founders of the nationwide #WeAreInternational campaign – have welcomed a cross-party parliamentary report calling for a major change in the government’s approach to international students.
The ambitions and future goals of disabled young people with life-limiting and life-threatening impairments are being documented for the first time in an innovative study by the University of Sheffield.
New research has revealed the impact a change in US guidelines had on the prescribing of antibiotic prophylaxis (AP) to prevent a life-threatening heart condition infective endocarditis (IE) in patients before undergoing invasive dental treatment.
Academics from the University of Sheffield will showcase their world-leading research and examine the ideas that shape our everyday lives during this year’s Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Festival of Social Science.
A new legal inquiry calling for urgent reforms to international law to protect millions of children trapped in war zones is launching today (2 November 2018) with the help of a historian from the University of Sheffield.
Two-thirds of Britain’s young adults aged 25-34 embrace Margaret Thatcher’s values and show support for the former Prime Minister’s policies and beliefs, according to new research into the legacy of Thatcherism.
The University of Sheffield has been ranked among the best universities in the world for teaching and research in the arts and humanities, according to the Times Higher Education.
A green, peaceful space at the heart of the University of Sheffield’s campus has been recognised at an award ceremony that celebrates the best public architecture, landscape and art in the region.
Major reports tackling the challenges faced by children and ensuring they have the best chances in life, produced by emerging leaders in policy with academics from the University of Sheffield, have been launched at an event in London.
A new smartphone app that enables people to see how atoms and molecules move in the world around them in unprecedented detail has been developed by scientists at the University of Sheffield.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield have secured a new partnership with a US-based biotechnology company to help progress their pioneering translational research.
The University of Sheffield is introducing a trial 20p levy on single-use drinks cups next week in a bid to reduce their consumption on campus and raise awareness of their environmental impact.
Northern Powerhouse Minister Jake Berry MP and Mayor of the Sheffield City Region Dan Jarvis MP visited Sheffield to open the University of Sheffield’s three new multi-million pound research centres which aim to boost the region’s reputation as a hub for advanced engineering and industrial digital technologies.
The University of Sheffield is part of a new research partnership supporting UK 2070, an independent Commission into the UK’s regional inequalities which has been launched at a reception in the House of Lords today (9 October 2018).
New insights into women’s struggle for the right to vote are set to be unveiled as part of a series of events in Sheffield this week (9-16 October 2018), thanks to a historian from the University of Sheffield.
The combined impact of deforestation and wildlife exploitation on bird numbers is severely underestimated and could lead to some species becoming extinct, a joint study by the University of Sheffield and National University of Singapore has found.
The rising popularity of women's football has given the sport the power to tackle gender issues right across society - especially in football mad countries like Brazil - according to a Professor of Latin American Studies at the University of Sheffield.
A new report by the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute (SPERI) at the University of Sheffield proposes how the government could communicate differently to citizens about how it spends the tax they pay.
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