Research with impact
Our research is world leading
Our research has a global reputation. It influences policy, changes lives and helps us to understand the world so that we can make it better.
The 2014 Research Excellence Framework puts us in the top 10 per cent of UK universities.
Putting food banks on the policy agenda
Our collaboration with the Trussell Trust is changing the nature of the national debate about the causes of food hunger and poverty in the UK.
Research institutes and centres
Our research specialisms
We have almost 90 research institutes and centres. They address challenges from finding a cure for motor neurone disease to building a sustainable economic recovery.
We want passionate researchers
Join our Doctoral Academy and do a PhD at the University of Sheffield. It’s a challenge that will push you to realise your full potential.
Fruitful partnerships with business
Our collaborations help bring commercial success to businesses around the world.
Together we share knowledge, facilities and industry insight to help influence cultural, social, economic and political change.
Expertise and talent
We’re proud of our staff and how they’re making a difference.
Developing new materials: Sir Henry Royce Institute
Nobel Prize-winning researchers
We have a history of remarkable people leading research at Sheffield, including five Nobel Prize winners.