A researcher at the University working in a lab
A researcher at the University working in a lab

Breast cancer study

New study shows inexpensive drug can reduce breast cancer deaths

22 July 2015: An inexpensive class of drug can improve survival prospects for post-menopausal women with early breast cancer, according to new research by the University of Sheffield.

Treating breast cancer


Bomb-proof lining contains explosion in luggage hold of aircraft

27 July 2015: A bomb-proof lining has successfully contained blasts in the luggage hold of aircraft.

Bomb-proof lining
Dr Andy Tyas who is leading the research at the University of Sheffield
Engineering student Daniella Tiboaca is pictured measuring the acceleration of a Piper Tomahawk wing.

Northern Powerhouse

Investment boost for UK’s largest dynamic test facility

29 July 2015: The UK’s largest dynamic test facility will be built at the University.

Dynamics test facility

Expert comment

Response to the Government's Productivity Plan

Our Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Keith Burnett, responds to the launch of the Government’s Productivity Plan.

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

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