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  • Our Engineers have successfully used computer simulated models and medical imaging to test the strength of young children’s bones, producing results which could help car seat manufacturers design safer car seats for young children.

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  • Hands-on workshop helps UK lawmakers explain AI

    Two team members from the Department of Computer Science’s Research Software Engineering team recently visited the House of Commons to deliver a training session on Artificial Intelligence (AI) to MPs.

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  • Our Department of Materials Science and Engineering welcomed visitors today from the National Institute of Technology, Fukushima College in Japan, to look around our research facilities and talk about the work we are doing in the area of nuclear decommissioning and environmental recovery.

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  • Employability Team Finalists in Prestigious Industry Awards

    The Faculty’s Employability Placement team were shortlisted in the ‘Most Improved Commitment to Employability’ category in the recent National Undergraduate Employability (NUE) Awards 2018.

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  • Engineering student among winners of the Urban Buzz Challenge

    Sixty students from 28 UK universities gathered here at the University over the weekend to take part in Urban Buzz 2018, a challenge to conceive ways in which timber can be used to create greener, timber-based multi-storey car parks. One of our civil engineering students was in the winning team.

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  • Top engineering students come together at Sheffield for Siemens challenge

    Earlier this month, over 70 students travelled to the University of Sheffield to take part in the 48 hour Sir William Siemens Challenge: MindSphere Live. The winning team included three of our engineering students who were offered the opportunity of an internship with Siemens as a result.

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  • Professor Sheila MacNeil from our Department of Materials Science and Engineering, and Bioengineering, and her research team, have developed a material that could be used as an alternative to the current vaginal mesh material to treat pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence. The new material is closer in characteristics to human tissue and they have gone one step further to insert oestrogen into the mesh which speeds up the healing process following the procedure.

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  • Dr Gwendolen Reilly, our Director of Women in Engineering, comments in the Yorkshire Post on the government's Year of Engineering campaign and why it's more important than ever to encourage women into the industry.

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  • The Department of Computer Science at The University of Sheffield is a founding member of a new £20 million Institute of Coding – a consortium of more than 60 universities, businesses and industry experts tackling the UK’s digital skills gap, which was announced by the Prime Minister today (25 January 2018). 

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  • The University of Sheffield has been elected as a member of the Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER).  CESAER is a prestigious European association that recognises and unites universities of science and technology that champion excellence in higher education, training, research and innovation.

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  • Our Department of Computer Science is one of 30 universities and colleges in England to be awarded a share of £6.1 million by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) to develop new and enhanced higher education courses. We will be developing two new MSc programmes combining cybersecurity and artificial intelligence (AI) to help us inspire and educate the next generation of cybersecurity professionals.

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  • Researchers at the University of Sheffield and Boston’s Children Hospital, Harvard Medical School have created a robot that can be implanted into the body to aid the treatment of oesophageal atresia, a rare birth defect that affects a baby's oesophagus. Dr Dana Damian from our Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering and her team have created the revolutionary prototype robotic implant which encourages tissue growth in babies.

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  • The University of Sheffield welcomes and supports the official launch of the government's Year of Engineering campaign, which aims to tackle the engineering skills gap, widen the pool of young people who join the profession and celebrate UK engineering.

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  • Students from the University of Sheffield have won gold at the International Genetically Engineered Machine competition (iGEM) in Boston after their project, a plate reader which measures bacterial growth, impressed judges.

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  • An international team of engineers, led by our Department of Materials Science and Engineering, has discovered that arsenic can prevent uranium from being transported to rivers and groundwater in the environment. This has far-reaching implications - from the remediation of abandoned uranium mines across the world, to the environmental clean up of nuclear accidents.

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