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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.

    Categorised under: Research news, Women in Engineering, Public Engagement, Faculty news and Student news

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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.

    Categorised under: Student news and International News

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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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  • Sheffield-led UK Acoustics Network Launches

    The UK Acoustics Network, led by the University of Sheffield and Imperial College London, held a launch event last week at the Royal Society. The aim of the Network is to foster collaboration and innovation between researchers working in the different areas of acoustics and maximise the future impact of acoustics related research in the UK.

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  • The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering is thrilled to announce a major new integrated Pilot Plant to be installed in our world-class teaching facility, The Diamond. The Diamond Integrated Pilot Plant (DiPP) will feature a continuous powder processing plant - the first of its kind in any UK University. DiPP will spearhead industry driven research and learning for engineering students across the globe.

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  • Computer Science Researchers Identify Suspected Propaganda Accounts on Twitter

    Researchers from our Department of Computer Science have helped to identify 45 suspected propaganda accounts on Twitter with close connections to the Russian-linked bot accounts identified by the social media platform in its evidence to the US Congress.

    Published on Buzzfeed

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  • Sheffield engineers discover some sugars are good for you
    Academics from Sheffield and Lahore, Pakistan have discovered a new use for sugar which can aid healing and encourage blood vessel formation

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    Energy 2050 joins international partners on major low carbon project

    Energy 2050 joins international partners on major low carbon project 

    Sheffield academics have joined forces with other energy researchers from across Europe as part of a major new project to accelerate the development of technologies to reduce Carbon Dioxide (CO2) emissions through the effective capture, utilisation and storage of CO2 (CCUS).

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