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  • Design through Innovation Award 2016

    The Diamond wins design through innovation award

    It has been announced that The Diamond Building has won an RICS Design through Innovation Award for the Yorkshire and Humber Region.

    Categorised under: Faculty news and Faculty Estate Development

  • LIZZIETRON 2.2

    Have you Herd?

    Have you herd? This year we’re taking part in the biggest art event ever to come to Sheffield, in July more than 40 beautifully designed elephant sculptures will go on display in Sheffield’s streets, parks and open spaces.

    Categorised under: Public Engagement

  • SET for success: Engineering tomorrow's jet engines

    Currently studying for a PhD in mechanical engineering, 23 year old Alistair John recently represented The University of Sheffield in the SET for Britain competition. 

    Categorised under: Faculty news and Student news

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  • World's first football transfer predictor launches

    Mahrez to Madrid? Morata to Man City? Totti to Tottenham? Researchers from our Department of Computer Science have been involved in working on a new Football App that predicts the likelihood of big money transfers.

    Categorised under: Research news and Faculty news

  • Engineers in our Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering have created an aquatic robot which could be used during underwater search and rescue operations. Their findings will be revealed later this week at the International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2016) - the world's largest gathering in robotics, held this year in Stockholm, Sweden.

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  • Dr Dana Damian from our Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering has been involved in a project with researchers at MIT and the Tokyo Institute of Technology in experiments involving a simulation of the human esophagus and stomach. The team demonstrated  a tiny origami robot that can unfold itself from a swallowed capsule and, steered by external magnetic fields, crawl across the stomach wall to remove a swallowed button battery or patch a wound.

    Categorised under: Research news, Faculty news and International News

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  • World-leading engineers from our Department of Civil and Structural engineering have been helping school pupils and their parents rebuild Nepal after last year’s devastating earthquake.

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  • Insigneo Showcase 2016

    A record number of 218 visitors to this year’s Insigneo Showcase heard how in silico medicine can help improve diagnosis and prognosis for conditions like Parkinson’s and pulmonary vascular disease.

    Categorised under: Research news and Faculty news

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  • Discussing Energy and Climate Change in Parliament

    Dr Grant Wilson from our Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, was recently invited to give evidence to a private session of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Energy and Climate Change.

    Categorised under: Research news and Faculty news

  • Balancing act: we need engineers in research, not just in industry

    Dr Richard France, Sheffield Engineering Leadership Academy Manager, argues that the solution to the UK’s engineering shortage could lie in guiding more brilliant minds towards academia.

    Categorised under: Research news, Faculty news and Comment and Discussion

  • The ‘Fruit Fly Observatory’ proposal, put forward by an international team including researchers from our Departments of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering and Computer Science, have been selected out of nearly 100 submissions as a one of the six winners in the first Phase of the prestigious Open Science Prize Challenge.

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  • Our engineers have created a computer model of how bees avoid hitting walls – which could be a breakthrough in the development of autonomous robots.

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  • Computer simulations of the human body, developed by our INSIGNEO Institute for in silico medicine, could improve diagnosis for conditions such as Parkinson's and pulmonary vascular disease.

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  • Automotive Engineering Event held in Sheffield

    The Faculty of Engineering hosted an event on 28th April, bringing together engineering academics and the automotive industry to discuss ways to drive innovation in automotive research.

    Categorised under: Research news and Faculty news

  • The Department of Materials Science and Engineering has been awarded the Athena SWAN Silver Award from the UK Equality Challenge Unit in recognition of the significant and sustained commitment to gender equality. Silver Awards can only be achieved by demonstrating significant cultural change and marked improvement in female representation and progression.

    Categorised under: Women in Engineering and Faculty news

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