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  • The weird and wonderful world of animal conversations

    You talking to me? Scientists try to unravel the mystery of animal conversations

    An international team of academics including researchers from the University of Sheffield undertook a large-scale review of  the weird and wonderful world of animal conversations.

  • University of Sheffield rises in university rankings

    University of Sheffield rises in university rankings

    The University of Sheffield is celebrating its latest ranking success after subjects from across the institution have risen in the Guardian University Guide 2019, and the institution as a whole in the QS World University Rankings.

  • Accessing talent at the University

    Accessing Talent at the University

    At the University of Sheffield Careers Service, employability is at the heart of what we do. Whether that be supporting students making career choices, providing opportunities for work experience or helping them prepare for life beyond university. 

  • Revolutionary neck support technology transforms lives of MND patients

    Revolutionary neck support technology transforms lives of MND patients

    A revolutionary neck collar designed to ease pain and make everyday tasks such as eating and communicating much easier for patients living with MND is now available to healthcare professionals and individuals across the world. 

  • Football Reunion - the Earnshaw Old Boys take on their current day counterparts

    We were contacted by Greg Boone and Fintan Moregan, former residents of Earnshaw Hall and members of the student football team during the 1980s. The group were arranging a reunion football match to take on Fintan’s son (a current Sheffield student) and see how the generations of Sheffield footballers compare. 

  • Where are they now? Rob Halliday-Stein

    Where are they now? Rob Halliday-Stein

    We spoke to economics alumnus Rob Halliday-Stein about how he has gone from studying at Sheffield to establishing and running the UK’s number one online gold bullion dealer, with a turn over of £125 million a year. Rob also discussed his memories of Sheffield, as well as how he's supporting ex-offenders to get a new start in life, and his steps into the future of VR. 

  • The Big Walk 2018

    The Big Walk 2018

    Almost 340 people from across the University of Sheffield took to the paths of the Peak District for the Big Walk 2018, raising over £86,000 in the process. 

  • The captains of the Golden Globe Race sailing in support of SITraN

    Golden Globe Yacht Race supports SITraN

    A prestigious non-stop, around the world yacht race is supporting pioneering research conducted at the University of Sheffield’s Institute of Translational Neuroscience (SITraN). 

  • Getting set for the Big Walk 2018

    Getting set for the Big Walk 2018

    With just two weeks to go until the Big Walk 2018 the 330 members of staff, students, alumni and friends of the University have been busy preparing to take on the 26.2 mile, marathon distance route through the Peak District. 

  • Supporting the Sheffield Scanner

    Appeal to bring the future of medical imaging to Yorkshire reaches £1.5 million milestone

    An appeal to bring a revolutionary medical imaging scanner to Yorkshire to accelerate pioneering research into devastating diseases and give patients access to ground-breaking clinical trials, has reached the £1.5 million milestone. 

  • Sikose Mjali raising funds for student scholarships

    Supporting students from over 8,000 miles away

    Sheffield alumna Sikose Mjali recently took part in her first half-marathon, and raised over £290 to support scholarships for Sheffield students.

  • Yvonne takes to the skies to support MND research

    Taking to the skies aged 86 to support MND research

    Following her diagnosis with Motor Neurone Disease back in September 2017, Yvonne Foster was determined not to allow this cruel disease to stop her raising funds for research into MND. 

  • Pooya Abka

    Where are they now? Pooya Abka

    Pooya Abka studied at Sheffield from 2009 to 2012, graduating from with a BEng in Mechanical Engineering. He is now based in Los Angeles and is the CEO and Co-founder of Idemandu, an AI assistant, helping service experts and clients to connect. He tells us more about his time in Sheffield and what he has been up to since graduating.

  • Marathon walk set to raise vital funds to bring revolutionary medical imaging to Yorkshire

    Marathon walk set to raise vital funds to bring revolutionary medical imaging to Yorkshire

    A marathon walk through the Peak District, hosted by the University of Sheffield, is set to raise vital funds to bring revolutionary medical imaging to Yorkshire. 

  • An evening of celebration and thanks for our alumni supporters and friends

    An evening of celebration and thanks for our alumni supporters and friends

    We recently welcomed over 100 alumni and friends to our annual Thank You Evening in Firth Hall. The event brought together alumni volunteers and donors to thank them for the support and generosity that they have shown to the University over the past year.