Research and Innovation
Renowned for our research excellence, distinctiveness and growth across four challenge-driven research themes - energy, healthcare, manufacturing and infrastructure - our culture of interdisciplinary, collaborative working and strong partnerships produces research with impact that makes a difference
Less chat can help robots make better decisions
New research that could help us use swarms of robots to tackle forest fires, conduct search and rescue operations at sea and diagnose problems inside the human body, has been published by engineers at the University of Sheffield.
A model for innovation across Europe
We have been awarded £140,000 to teach scientists, engineers and students in Europe about the commercialisation of research, as part of a £1 million project coordinated by the University of Porto promoting innovation and entrepreneurship across the continent.
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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.