The University of Sheffield > Research

ATLAS Experiment © 2012 CERN

Research with impact

Research that’s changing the world

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.

We're top ten for research
Lungs illustration

Case studies

Deepening our knowledge of the lung

Our groundbreaking research is transforming the way we understand and treat potentially fatal diseases.

Our impact: read case studies

For business

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.

How we partner with business

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.

Harry Kroto - Science Picture Library

Expertise and talent

We’re proud of our staff and how they’re making a difference.

Our people

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.

Research institutes and centres

A good investment

We’ve invested £200 million in research capital in the last decade.