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
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SMEs support

Support for small businesses in Sheffield

23 July 2015: A new scheme to help budding entrepreneurs get their businesses off the ground is being launched in Sheffield city centre.

Supporting small businesses

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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