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Our four flagship research institutes are taking an interdisciplinary approach to the biggest challenges facing the planet.
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Our researchers are making life-changing discoveries and solving problems that have a global impact.
Fungi stores a third of carbon from fossil fuel emissions and could be essential to reaching net zero
Researchers are now calling for fungi to be considered more heavily in conservation and biodiversity policies, and are investigating whether we can increase how much carbon the soil underneath us can hold
Saving moths may be just as important as saving the bees
Night-time pollinators such as moths need protecting as effectively as bees, as new research found they could be less resilient to the pressures of urbanisation
University of Sheffield ranked as one of top 50 in the world and top 10 in the UK for action on sustainability
The University of Sheffield has been ranked 42nd in the world and 8th in the UK for its work on sustainable development in the 2023 Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings.
New MRI scanning technology to improve clinical accessibility and advance lung disease diagnosis
Revolutionary MRI scans which will improve the diagnosis of lung diseases will benefit from part of a £149 million investment to bring UK business and academics together to accelerate cutting edge research.
The science behind explosions
We show YouTuber Tom Scott our work to uncover what happens in the first moments after detonation so that building explosive-resistant structures is easier and cheaper - which could help save lives.