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Gene therapy research

One step closer to curing motor neurone disease

We’re doing groundbreaking research, funded by a £2.2 million donation, to develop a gene therapy that could cure a form of motor neurone disease (MND).

Discovering a cure for MND
Motor neurones and neighbourhood cells

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Find out why Sheffield is an extraordinary place to live and study.


What will MH17’s black boxes reveal?

What can the black boxes on Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 tell us and can we trust the data? Professor David Allerton investigates.

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A world top-100 university

We’re known for the excellence, impact and distinctiveness of our research-led learning and teaching.

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Study with us

An extraordinary experience

We’re building something very special at Sheffield – our students have voted us No. 1 in the UK for student experience.

Undergraduate study at Sheffield

For business

Finding solutions together

We believe that by working with businesses we can find novel solutions to real-world problems. In our experience, these partnerships lead to world-class research and commercial success.

How we work with business
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A global university

We are international

We’re celebrating the contribution of international staff and students to all UK universities. Our innovative campaign has been recognised with two major awards.

We are international campaign