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Professor David Lerner from the University of Sheffield's Faculty of Engineering
Professor David Lerner from the University of Sheffield's Faculty of Engineering

River pollution research

Glow in the dark tampons identify sewage pollution in rivers

31 March 2015: Our engineers are using glow in the dark tampons to identify where waste water from baths, washing machines, sinks and showers is polluting our rivers and streams.

Glow in the dark tampons

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

Forget Miliband v Cameron, the debates could be more important for small parties

Televised debates could be more important for small parties, according to our expert.

Leaders' debates
A Whitehall road sign in London near to Downing Street.

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