Medieval priest discovered in elaborate grave 700 years after his death

17 April 2017: The remains of a medieval priest who died 700 years ago have been uncovered in an elaborate grave in Lincolnshire.

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‘Lost’ musical by Lerner & Loewe to have its first complete performance since 1953

25 April 2017: A long-lost musical by the composer and lyricist of My Fair Lady has been fully reconstructed and receives its first complete performance since 1953 at the University of Sheffield in May.

The Day Before Spring>
The Day Before Spring
Pub closures

Pubs numbers fall as convenience stores spread, with biggest changes in deprived areas

26 April 2017: One in 10 pubs closed in England between 2001 and 2013 while the numbers of supermarkets and convenience stores more than doubled, according to a new study by the University of Sheffield’s Alcohol Research Group (SARG).

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Comment: What makes a great Sheffielder?

Our President and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Keith Burnett, discusses the profound impact the Chinese community has had on the city of Sheffield and the importance of being open to the world.

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