Business and Industry
Our valued industrial partners engage with our researchers and our students in all areas of engineering, linking with our expert academics and high-end facilities for research and development.
Our aim is to create long-term partnerships with companies to give you easy access to all areas of our world-class expertise and facilities, and for the recruitment of excellent students. We have years of experience of collaborating with organisations that are keen to improve their people, products and services.
Recruiting our students and graduates
Employers can advertise their vacancies for free directly to our students and graduates through our free online jobs board Career Connect.
You can also meet with the Year In Industry team to discuss the best options, tailored to your business needs. Our dedicated team will support you to find the right student to fit your business, and will keep in contact with you during the student's placement.
New life for tyre recycling by-products
Researchers in the Department of Civil and Structural Engineering have collaborated with industry partner TWINCON Ltd to develop innovative uses for by-products of tyre recycling, particularly focused on concrete.
Industry partnership in railway engineering
The University of Sheffield is part of the UK Railway Research and Innovation Network (UKRRIN), an initiative that is bringing academic research and industry together to revolutionise rail innovation and accelerate the introduction of new technologies.
Using artificial intelligence to reduce urban flooding
Researchers from the Department of Civil and Structural Engineering have worked in partnership with Sheffield-based company Environmental Monitoring Solutions (EMS) to manage the increased risk of urban flooding caused by climate change.