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  • Engineering Imagination

    University of Sheffield to showcase activities for primary school children at Engineering Imagination event

    Categorised under: Women in Engineering and Public Engagement

  • Northern universities to tackle transport emissions

    Researchers at the University of Sheffield will be part of a new research network of northern universities aiming to find new ways to rapidly decarbonise UK transport.

    Categorised under: Research news and Faculty news

  • The University of Sheffield has overtaken Imperial College London to be the top university in the UK for income and investment in engineering research, according to new data published by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA).

    In 2017-18, the University attracted £124 million for engineering research from a range of organisations across the world, throughout the UK and from the Sheffield City Region.

    Categorised under: Research news, AMRC and Faculty news

    This article is located in a different section of the University of Sheffield website.

  • University of Sheffield researchers work with European consortium to advance 3D printing capabilities for industry

    Researchers in our departments of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering, Civil and Structural Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering are part of a €17m European consortium, developing the next generation of 3D printing technology capabilities to advance the reliability, speed and quality of Additive Manufacturing, or 3D printing, processes.

    Categorised under: Research news and Faculty news

  • Buzzfeed article: Researchers say many of the Brexit Party's Twitter followers aren't behaving like

    Professor Kalina Bontcheva from our Department of Computer Science discusses Twitter data from Brexit Party followers which is thought to be unusual online behaviour of regular British voters in this Buzzfeed article.

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

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  • Dr Peyman Moghadam from our Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering has used machine learning techniques to accurately predict the mechanical properties of metal organic frameworks. These could be used to extract water from the air in the desert, store dangerous gases or power hydrogen-based cars. The results have been published in the inaugural edition of the Cell Press journal, Matter.

    Categorised under: Research news and Faculty news

    This article is located in a different section of the University of Sheffield website.

  • An artificial intelligence (AI) expert from our Department of Computer Science is set to help boost the growth of AI in the UK and put the country at the forefront of the industries of the future as part of an independent committee advising government on the fast-growing technology.

    Categorised under: Research news and Faculty news

    This article is located in a different section of the University of Sheffield website.

  • AMRC Castings enhances 3D sand printing capability

    As one of the first foundries to take advantage of large-scale 3D sand printing technology in the early 2000s, the AMRC Castings Group has recently enhanced both its capacity and physical envelope.

    Categorised under: Research news and AMRC

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  • Climate change: Scientists test radical ways to fix Earth's climate

    Professor Peter Styring, from the University of Sheffield's Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, discusses how carbon capture and storage can effectively recycle CO2.

    Categorised under: Research news and Faculty news

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  • Sheffield researchers lead new SIPHER consortium to drive policy reform and tackle health inequalities

    A new national public health research consortium, co-led by Professor Petra Meier from the School of Health and Related Research and Dr Robin Purshouse in the Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering, is set to drive policy reform in order to tackle inequalities and improve the population’s health.

    Categorised under: Research news and Faculty news

    This article is located in a different section of the University of Sheffield website.

  • Women in Engineering Student Society Wins National Award

    Women in Engineering Student Society Wins National Award

    Women in Engineering Student Society Wins National Award
    Congratulations to our Women in Engineering Student Society who won the ‘Best Academic Society’ award at the National Societies Awards 2019, held in Manchester on 30th April.

    Categorised under: Women in Engineering and Student news

  • A bank of powerful 3D printers linked to easy-to-use software has been built by engineers at the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) to show that the batch-printing of bespoke polymer components is affordable– even for smaller manufacturers who want to accelerate their design processes, shorten lead times and drive improvements in productivity and quality.

    Categorised under: Research news, AMRC and Faculty news

    This article is located in a different section of the University of Sheffield website.

  • Professor John Rodenburg from our Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society – an award given to scientists and engineers by the Royal Society of London in recognition of their exceptional contribution to the fields. His research has radically transformed the capabilities of microscopic imaging.

    Categorised under: Faculty news

    This article is located in a different section of the University of Sheffield website.

  • Researchers from our Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering are set to develop the next generation of offshore wind turbines, which could lead to greener, lower cost electricity generation, as part of a new research hub.

    Categorised under: Research news and Faculty news

    This article is located in a different section of the University of Sheffield website.

  • Comment: Flying cars, automating the skies means playing with our lives

     Recent research suggests that flying cars could eventually be a sustainable way to free up roads. The first models are set to hit our skies in 2019 as personal playthings, while industry sees them as taxis and commuter vehicles of the future.

    Before futuristic visions of three-dimensional sprawling city traffic can approach reality, Jonathan Aitken from our Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering (ACSE), discusses some serious safety issues in this comment piece in The Conversation

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

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