Research and Innovation

Renowned for our research excellence, distinctiveness and growth, our culture of interdisciplinary, collaborative working and strong partnerships produces research with impact, driven by today’s global challenges, from zero-carbon energy, sustainable infrastructure and manufacturing to health and AI

We are proud to have come 8th in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 in terms of the quality of our research.

We are rated as top nationally for the quality of our research environment, showing that Engineering at Sheffield is a vibrant, innovative and supportive place to undertake research. (REF 2021)


PhD study

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Engineering Graduate School

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Think Ahead

Professional development for researchers, including early career academics.

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