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Lungs
Lungs

Lung disease treatments

Deepening our knowledge of the lung

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

Understanding lung disease
Elephant

Influencing policy

Improving animal welfare

We’re working with the government in Burma to promote the welfare and management of more than 2,700 working elephants.

Advising government on elephant welfare
Nuclear illustration

Partnerships and collaborations

Reducing waste in the nuclear industry

Thermal treatment technology could reduce volumes of intermediate-level radioactive waste in the nuclear industry by 95 per cent.

Cleaning up contaminated waste

Nobel Prize-winning researchers

We have a history of remarkable people leading research at Sheffield, including five Nobel Prize winners.

Research opportunities

Join our Doctoral Academy and do a PhD at Sheffield. It’s a challenge that will push you to realise your full potential.