Research Excellence Framework 2014
We're deepening human understanding of organisms, ecosystems and the interdependencies of life to build a sustainable future.
Scientists crack mystery behind shape of bird eggs
A centuries-old mystery behind the shape of a bird's egg has been solved by scientists at the University of Sheffield as part of one of the longest-running scientific studies of its kind.Full story>
Take the first step towards your degree
Find out what it's like to study in Animal and Plant Sciences. Explore our web pages to discover our undergraduate courses, and read some student stories to see what our current students and graduates think.Find out more>
Sheffield ranked 19th in the world for ecology
The University of Sheffield has been ranked 19th in the world (5th in the UK) for Ecology in the ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2018See full list>