Top 5 in the UK for research impact and excellence

Research Excellence Framework 2014

We turn brilliant ideas into advanced technology, developing solutions to contemporary problems.

EPSRC CDT in Compound Semiconductor Manufacturing

This new EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training provides fully funded PhD studentships and comprehensive training in Compound Semiconductor Manufacturing.

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Dr Dan Gladwin - Renewable Energy - CREESA

As we move towards renewable energy sources, how do we solve the volatility supply problem? Dr Dan Gladwin explains to The Telegraph's Business Reporter Alistair Green how batteries are one of the most promising energy storage solutions, due to scalability potential and rapid response to supply on demand.

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Number 1 for Engineering research income and investment

University of Sheffield named number one university in UK for income and investment in engineering research

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Our students learn from experts and experience world-class facilities. Find out how our hands-on courses get you ready for the professional world.

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We cover areas from electronics for hybrid vehicles and actuators for aerospace, to surveillance electronics and stealthy materials.

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Industrial collaboration

We work with businesses locally and globally to keep our teaching and research relevant and innovative. Many of our collaborators provide internships or placements for our students.

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