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  • HEFCE recognises our pioneering equality and diversity projects

    Our projects chosen for sector-leading equality and diversity practice report 

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

  • A leading energy research centre led by the University of Sheffield has secured funding of £6.1 million from the UK government to develop its work for a further five years.

    The UK Carbon Capture and Storage Research Centre (UKCCSRC) leads and coordinates a programme of research on all aspects of Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) in support of science and UK government efforts to address energy issues and climate change with the help of 250 UK-based CCS academics. 

    This article is located in a different section of the University of Sheffield website.

  • A unique facility which will pioneer world-leading research in antimicrobial resistance will be launched at the University of Sheffield.

    The Sheffield Centre for Antimicrobial Resistance and Biofilms (SCARAB) has been awarded a £700,000 Innovate UK grant to equip a new laboratory which will allow scientists to study how bacteria protect themselves from antibiotics. 

    Categorised under: Research news

    This article is located in a different section of the University of Sheffield website.

  • Forward Composites employee

    Sheffield engineers help to improve productivity of innovative composites company

    The University of Sheffield has been awarded a Knowledge Transfer Partnership with Forward Composites to apply advanced quality control techniques to the company's high-volume automated production cell.

  • Image from one of the field experiments

    Acoustic holograms could hold key to flood prevention

    Engineers from the University of Sheffield have published new research that could potentially trigger flood alerts more quickly.

    As part of ongoing flood management research funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC,) a team of engineers at The University of Sheffield have designed a new technique for measuring the flow of water in rivers and partially filled pipes.

    Categorised under: Research news and Faculty news

  • Apprentices forge their own path

    This month saw the return of National Apprentice Week, which ran from 6 - 10 March; allowing us the opportunity to focus celebrating our existing apprentices and encourage more people to choose apprenticeships. 

  • Forging their own path

    This month saw the return of National Apprentice Week, which ran from 6 - 10 March; allowing us the opportunity to focus celebrating our existing apprentices and encourage more people to choose apprenticeships. 

    Categorised under: Faculty news and Comment and Discussion

  • Projections outside the Diamond

    Wall of Women event

    On Wednesday 15 March, as part of Sheffield Festival of Science and Engineering we hosted a dual event in The Diamond, starting off with a Women in Engineering talk, followed up by the screening of two Women in Engineering themed films outside The Diamond. 

    Categorised under: Women in Engineering and Public Engagement

  • Radio 1 sting made our of Sheffield Robotics Kilobots

    Sheffield Robotics on BBC Radio 1

    On Wednesday 21st March researchers from Sheffield Robotics were interviewed by Radio 1 presenter Greg James and Julie the chat-bot about the role robots currently play in our society and may in the future.  

    Categorised under: Research news

  • A group of Engineering students have launched a new project to showcase everyday marvels of innovati

    Students engineer virtual reality video trail

    A group of Engineering students have launched a new project to showcase everyday marvels of innovation as part of the Sheffield Festival of Science and Engineering 2017.

    Available until 31 March 2017, Engineering 360° is a series of videos that people can watch on their smartphones as they walk around the city. 

    Categorised under: Student news

  • City’s energy and resource usage to be understood by new Observatory. 
     - Centre to understand Sheffield’s energy usage with aim of reducing city’s environmental impact
     - Sensors and thermal camera on drones, balloons and cars will scan the city
     - Results used to advise council and town planners on raising productivity or saving energy and reducing heat loss

    Categorised under: Research news and Public Engagement

    This article is located in a different section of the University of Sheffield website.

  • Professor of Tissue Engineering, Sheila MacNeil, receives Suffrage Science award for women in engineering and physical sciences. 

    Categorised under: Women in Engineering

    This article is located in a different section of the University of Sheffield website.

  • £3.7m funding secured to tackle the UK’s deteriorating water infrastructure

    A £3.7m investment has been announced today, Thursday 2 March 2017, to enable researchers from The University of Sheffield’s Sheffield Water Centre, which contains the UK’s largest urban water research group, to develop new more scientific ways to better manage distributed water infrastructure. 

    Categorised under: Research news

  • Detailed simulations of large and complex road networks, such as this microscopic Aimsun model of Pe

    Department of Transport funded project paves the way for road network simulations

    Researchers from the Department of Computer Science, alongside industrial collaborators TSS-Transport Simulation Systems have been awarded over £22,000 for their work on road network simulations by Department for Transport. 

    Categorised under: Research news

  • Dr James Meredith standing with a selection of prepreg composite materials

    Composite Exchange website

     Composite materials hold great advantages for many industries but their short shelf life can result in large quantities of waste and their high cost and long lead time make sourcing materials for research difficult. Dr James Meredith, from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Sheffield, has come up with a novel solution to these problems by creating the Composites Exchange, a website which gives users the ability to share and acquire unwanted composite materials.

    Categorised under: Research news