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Developing novel gels to improve stem cell research

A range of novel gels that will improve the quality, storage, transportation and reliability of stem cells is being developed by a team of polymer chemists and biologists.

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Chasing Sheffield's rain shadow

One of our recent BSc graduates, Alex Stockham, has made a short documentary to find out why it rains less in Sheffield than it does on the other side of the Pennines.


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We work with professional bodies and top institutions around the world to provide outstanding teaching. Our research collaborations help us solve major scientific challenges with colleagues in industry.

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