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Tampons could help reduce sewage pollution in rivers

Our researchers are using glow-in-the-dark tampons to identify where waste water is polluting our rivers and streams.

Detecting sewage pollution
Sewage research led by Professor David Lerner, Faculty of Engineering

A world top-100 university

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

Firth Court building

Undergraduate study

Experience the best

Your time as a student at the University of Sheffield is unique. You’ll get a high-quality education from a world top-100 university and enjoy the best student experience in the UK.

Undergraduate courses

International development research

100 big questions in international development

Our new joint report identifies the 100 most important questions for policy and research in international development.

ID100 report
ID100 project

100 key questions for international development

This is our home. It's a special place

Find out why Sheffield is such a great place to live and study.

For business

A new approach to partnering with the city

We’re bringing our support and expertise to an ambitious project that will transform Sheffield’s Riverside business district.

From Grey to Green project
Sheffield redevelopment

A global university

We are international

We’re leading on a new social media campaign to highlight the value of international staff and students to all UK universities.

We are international campaign