RESEARCH THAT CHANGES LIVES
We work with industry and the professions on research projects that change lives. These are just some of them.
Our Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) with Boeing sets a new standard for collaborations between academia and industry. It supports new business, boosts research and development, and drives economic growth.
The Grantham Centre for Sustainable Futures takes a whole-picture approach to the problem of Earth’s dwindling resources, looking at everything from new ways to grow plants to changes in the way businesses operate.
The Sheffield Institute of International Development (SIID) is dedicated to social justice, environmental protection, and prosperity for all. Their work helps policy-makers and citizens make informed decisions.
Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience (SITraN) is one of the world's leading centres for research into MND, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. From basic neuroscience research to new therapies and clinical trials, SITraN’s effectiveness is rooted in its coordinated approach. By bringing together experts from multiple disciplines, SITraN can work on every aspect of a problem at once. Partnering with patients and carers makes it even stronger: a multidisciplinary centre in constant dialogue with the people it wants to help.
Sheffield Neuroscience brings together doctors, scientists and engineers to fight neurological conditions such as Motor Neurone Disease, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. Their work gives hope to millions of people.
Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute (SPERI) brings together leading international researchers in the social sciences, policy makers, journalists and opinion formers to reassess and develop substantive proposals to respond to the political and economic challenges posed by the global financial crisis and its legacy.
At Sheffield Robotics, scientists, engineers and designers are pioneering new products that will transform every aspect of our lives: robots that can think and learn like humans.
The Humanities Research Institute (HRI) specialises in digital humanities: databases, websites and other projects that support academic research and public engagement with the arts and humanities.
Our sustainability research