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  • Comment: Putting your data to work

    Professor Neil Lawrence from our Department of Computer Science, comments in the New Scientist on new personal data firms that are helping people make a profit from their own data.

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  • Bioengineering student gives her views on Freshers week

    Bioengineering student, Hope Williams, 19, recalls her freshers’ week experiences at the University

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  • Congratulations to Team GB’s track cyclists, who dominated at the recent Rio 2016 Olympic Games, winning six out of the ten medals on offer in the velodrome. The team used super lightweight, aerodynamic stems and handlebars, 3D printed by the Mercury Centre in our Department of Materials Science and Engineering.

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  • Researchers from our Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering have discovered through research with swarm robots that it is now possible for machines to learn how natural or artificial systems work by simply observing them, without being told what to look for.

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  • Anthill podcast: Fuel

    Professor Peter Styring, Director of Research from the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering discusses fuel and energy storage on The Conversation podcast Anthill.

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  •  The University of Sheffield has received confirmation of funding for the development of a new Royce Translational Centre to be built next to the University's Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre's (AMRC) Factory 2050.

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  • Engineering at Sheffield adopts department-led experiential learning and teaching method for the delivery of health and safety practicals to over 1600 undergraduate engineering students in The Diamond.

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  • Scientists have developed a pioneering new treatment to prevent bacterial skin infections, which could be used in the battle against ‘superbugs’, such as MRSA. This treatment was trialled on a model of 3D tissue engineered skin (TEskin), developed by Professor Sheila MacNeil from our Department of Materials Science and Engineering, which can model infected wounds in human skin and mimics the tissue structure of normal adult skin.

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  • CEO of the EPSRC visits the Faculty of Engineering

    Professor Philip Nelson, Chief Executive of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), visited the Faculty of Engineering today (27th July) to meet with a cross-section of researchers, including staff from our Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRCS), senior research leads and early career researchers.

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  • The Legacy of Robot Wars for Engineering Education

    In an article for BBC News, Noel Sharkey, Emeritus Professor of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics in our Department of Computer Science, discusses the legacy of the TV programme Robot Wars for engineering education. In particular how it inspires young people to take an interest in innovative engineering and how he has many engineers who say Robot Wars changed their lives and set them on the path to engineering.

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  • Marius Umbrasas, a Mechatronics and Robotics student from our Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering discusses his bionic hand project.

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  • A herd of elephants has taken over the streets of Sheffield today (11 July 2016), as part of the city’s biggest ever public art project raising funds for Sheffield Children’s Hospital. The University of Sheffield has adopted three of the colourful herd, which will be appearing at locations across its campus, including our own LIZZIETRON 2.2 situated outside the Diamond.

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  • TRANSIT: a new airport system to save time, money and carbon emissions

    Aviation engineering specialists have secured £1 million research grant to develop a pioneering new aircraft routing and scheduling system that could see operations increase by 50% at some of the world's busiest airports.

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  • University celebrates pioneering aviator

    A sculpture has been unveiled in our Diamond building to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the death of pioneering female aviator and Sheffield graduate, Amy Johnson.

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  • Computer Scientists are helping us to Move More this July

    Move More is a city-wide initiative aiming to make Sheffield the most active city in the UK by 2020. A free app designed by Professor Fabio Ciravegna from our Department of Computer Science collects and rewards even the smallest burst of exercise by counting our Move More Minutes of activity. This makes it easy for anyone to get involved in the challenge, regardless of fitness level.

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