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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.

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  • 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.

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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.

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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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  • Dr Claudia Mazzà explains how our Insigneo Institute is developing smart multi-scale models of human joints and muscles to benefit patients with osteoporosis and help predict the onset of Parkinson's disease.

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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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