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  • DARS 2016

    Sheffield Robotics heads up international conference

    Sheffield Robotics is running an international conference looking at the role of autonomous robots in the future, DARS 2016. 

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  • The Women in Engineering Student Society have created a children's book, Suzie and Ricky - The Crash Landing, to try and get children interested in engineering and help parents to understand what engineers do. To support the launch of the book we've also developed a website called Engineering Is that includes an animated video along with four online games based around engineering, you can also request an e-book or the original Suzie and Ricky along with downloadable guides for parents and lesson plans for teachers and carers to use

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  • The Sir Henry Royce Institute for Advanced Materials has appointed a leading Sheffield Materials scientist and engineer as Chief Executive.

    Andrew Hosty, an alumnus of the University of Sheffield, joins the Institute having previously worked for Morgan Advanced Materials Plc, where he was Chief Operating Officer.

    Categorised under: Research news, Faculty news and Faculty Estate Development

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  • The Imaginarium

    On Saturday 29th October Engineering at Sheffield held an exciting free event celebrating Sheffield’s Year of Making and our heritage as makers. From 10am to 3pm over 900 visitors joined us in The Diamond for family friendly talks and fun, hands-on activities. 

    Categorised under: Public Engagement

  • Handy fasteners make a difference

    A life-changing award has opened up exciting opportunities for two of the faculty’s Aerospace graduates, thanks to an idea they developed on the ‘Make A Change’ module. 

    Categorised under: Student news

  • Professor Meihong Wang, Professor of Energy Systems for CBE, has been awarded €3.2 million for a project looking at cheaper ways of capturing carbon dioxide to cut emissions into the atmosphere.

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  • Sheffield ‘FAST-forge’ process set to change UK’s high value manufacturing industry

    Categorised under: Research news

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  • ASWAN

    Gender equality initiatives in Engineering recognised

    For good practice in recruiting, retaining, and promoting women in higher education, Engineering at Sheffield has been recognised by Athena SWAN.  

    Categorised under: Women in Engineering

  • Colleagues from AMRC, Ricardo and Engineering at Sheffield

    Ricardo and AMRC sign MoU as work starts on powertrain electrification projects

    The University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with global engineering company Ricardo.

    Categorised under: Faculty news

  • Ancient eggshell protein breaks through the DNA time barrier

    Scientists from the Universities of Sheffield, York and Copenhagen have identified fossil proteins in a 3.8 million year-old ostrich eggshell, suggesting that proteins could provide valuable new insights into the evolutionary tree, much further back in time than was previously thought.

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  • Engineering Heartspace Project - Campus Developments

    Construction has begun on our exciting new Engineering Heartspace project, scheduled for completion in 2018. One of the consequences of the work is that the Mappin Building has had to be closed and some of our departments have been relocated to other buildings around the engineering campus.

    Categorised under: Faculty news, Faculty Estate Development and Student news

  • Sheffield nuclear waste expert to present at New Scientist Live

    Vice Chancellor’s Research Fellow, Dr Claire Corkhill, from our Department of Materials Science and Engineering, will be speaking on the topic of nuclear waste disposal at New Scientist Live on Saturday 24 September. The talk, titled ‘Nuclear Waste: Dig deep or aim high’, will explain how we get electricity from nuclear power.

    Categorised under: Research news, Women in Engineering and Faculty news

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  • Professor Hamish Cunningham from the Department of Computer Science has teamed up with Humble by Nature, a working farm owned by broadcaster Kate Humble, to help people set up their own food farms that use waste from fish as a fertiliser.

    Categorised under: Research news, Public Engagement and Faculty news

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  • Industry Day success for Future Photonics Hub

    The Future Photonics Hub's inaugural industry day, held yesterday (13th September) and organised in partnership with the University of Southampton was a great success. There were over 150 attendees from industry and academia, sharing the latest in advanced materials technology and photonics.

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  • Two Engineering Professors Elected as Fellows by the Royal Academy

    Professor Mark Rainforth from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering and Professor Zi-Qiang Zhu from the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering have been recognised for their contribution to engineering after being elected at Fellows by the Royal Academy of Engineering – the highest accolade in the sector.

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