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)
Major research facility will help UK become world leader in semiconductor R&D
A major research facility that will support the UK in its position as a world-leader in semiconductor R&D is being led by researchers at the University of Sheffield.
University of Sheffield to be Siemens’ top tier innovation partner
Global technology giant Siemens has announced that the University of Sheffield has been included in its top tier of innovation partners, as part of its new global research and innovation ecosystems.
Innovation to deliver clean water for all: the digital legacy of TWENTY65
New digital presence highlights how research from TWENTY65, led by Professor Joby Boxall and Professor Vanessa Speight from the Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, has helped change the health and sustainability of future water systems.
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Engineering Graduate School
Find your way through the mechanics of a PhD in Engineering - from making your application to setting out on your career.
Professional development for researchers, including early career academics.