Alumnus makes record donation to support disadvantaged students and pioneering medical research
The University of Sheffield has been given £5.85 million - the largest single gift from an individual alumnus in its history - to launch a new student support programme and search for new therapies for a range of incurable and debilitating diseases.
Sheffield alumni and staff recognised in the New Year Honours
A number of alumni and staff have been recognised in the 2021 New Year Honours, for their contributions to society, their communities, education and research. Several were particularly noted for their response and support to the Covid-19 pandemic.