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Apprentices undertaking training

New research hub

New centre to drive forward research in vocational education in the UK

25 March 2015: The University of Sheffield will examine how vocational education can help strengthen the UK’s economy and improve lives through a new world-class research hub.

Supporting vocational education

New Deputy Vice-Chancellor

University announces new Deputy VC

25 March 2015: We’re delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Shearer West as our new Deputy Vice-Chancellor.

New Deputy VC
Professor Shearer West
Professor Noel Sharkey from the University of Sheffield

Robot care

Robot & Gran - robot care for the elderly

24 March 2015: Our robotics expert is advising the government on the use of robots to care for the elderly.

Parliamentary symposium

Expert comment

Fact Check: has the coalition added 1,000 jobs every day in office?

Our employment relations expert examines recent claims by the coalition over the creation of new jobs.

Coalition jobs
A Whitehall road sign in London near to Downing Street.

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