Scientists make breakthrough in fight against antibiotic resistance

29 July 2016: Our scientists have developed a pioneering new treatment to prevent bacterial skin infections, which could be used in the battle against ‘superbugs’, such as MRSA.

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The skyline of Nanjing, China

A golden age of collaboration: Vice-Chancellor visits China to deepen partnerships with UK

21 July 2016: Our Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Keith Burnett is visiting Shanghai and Nanjing to develop existing collaborations and meet with Chinese partners in the University’s award-winning Confucius Institute.

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Scientists identify protein which could improve treatments for recurrent miscarriages

27 June 2016: Scientists at the University have identified a protein that could improve treatments for recurrent miscarriages and pre-eclampsia.

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A computer representation of a protein that could help prevent miscarriages

Comment: Manufacturing can make us ‘Great’ again outside the union

Following the results of the EU referendum, University of Sheffield Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Keith Burnett stresses the importance of investing in our manufacturing roots.

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Professor Sir Keith Burnett, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sheffield