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A single plant rising from the soil

Agri-tech research centre

New P3 agri-tech centre launched to tackle global plant and soil challenges

24 February 2015: Tackling food security issues around the world will be the aim of a new research centre launched at the University.

Plant and soil research

Cancer research

New ovarian cancer drug one step closer

16 February 2015: Ovarian cancer patients throughout Europe and the United States could soon be treated with a new drug discovered through our researchers.

Ovarian cancer research
A researcher working in a lab at the University of Sheffield
A group of the University's new leading academic energy researchers

Energy 2050

University launches ambitious energy research

19 February 2015: We’re aiming to be a global leader in energy research and innovation.

Energy 2050 initiative

Expert comment

We must scrap new baseline tests for primary school children

Our Professor of Education comments on baseline tests for primary school starters.

Baseline tests
A small boy on his first day at primary school

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