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  • Professor John Rodenburg from our Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society – an award given to scientists and engineers by the Royal Society of London in recognition of their exceptional contribution to the fields. His research has radically transformed the capabilities of microscopic imaging.

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  • Researchers from our Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering are set to develop the next generation of offshore wind turbines, which could lead to greener, lower cost electricity generation, as part of a new research hub.

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  • Comment: Flying cars, automating the skies means playing with our lives

     Recent research suggests that flying cars could eventually be a sustainable way to free up roads. The first models are set to hit our skies in 2019 as personal playthings, while industry sees them as taxis and commuter vehicles of the future.

    Before futuristic visions of three-dimensional sprawling city traffic can approach reality, Jonathan Aitken from our Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering (ACSE), discusses some serious safety issues in this comment piece in The Conversation

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  •  Researchers at the University of Sheffield have been awarded 2.1 million euros in funding to help develop technology to monitor how well people walk – a vital sign of health and wellbeing.

    The project, which also includes researchers from Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, is developing a system that uses small sensors worn on the body so how well people walk can easily be monitored and assessed by doctors and health professionals.

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     Engineering goes to the pub: Sheffield researchers at Pint of Science 2019

    Researchers from across the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Sheffield are taking their research out of the labs and into the pub, as they get ready to share more about their work at the Pint of Science festival in May.

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  • May 2019 will see a large number of high profile electronics companies descending on Sheffield for the Centre for Dielectrics and Piezoelectrics (CDP) Spring Meeting 2019.

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  • Robots to help reduce anxiety among children and telepresence robots that allow family to ‘visit’ their elderly relatives, are being developed as part of a major new research project to create the next generation of assistive technologies.

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  • Insigneo's MultiSim project secures second phase of funding

    MultiSim, an Insigneo Institute research project looking into modelling of the human musculoskeletal system to assist the assessment, diagnosis and treatment options for individual patients, has received a second phase of funding. The £750k Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) 'Frontier Engineering: Progression Grant' will fund 'MultiSim2', led by Professor Claudia Mazzà from Insigneo and the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

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  • Students’ success as SunbYte III will be carried as part of NASA’s 2019 HASP (High Altitude Student Platform) flights and becomes the only UK or European project on the platform this year.

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  • Three new University of Sheffield engineering research centres - the Laboratory for Verification and Validation (LVV), the Integrated Civil and Infrastructure Research Centre (ICAIR) and the Royce Translational Centre (RTC) - have been nominated for a prestigious RIBA Yorkshire award, celebrating great architecture in the region.

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  • The Royal Academy of Engineering has announced a new Research Chair to be led by University of Sheffield mechanical engineer Professor Roger Lewis.

    Professor Lewis’ position is one of five Research Chairs and Senior Research Fellowships awarded by the Academy to leading engineering researchers working on some of the biggest challenges faced by industry.

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  • A new parliamentary inquiry into how funding policies affect equality and diversity in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEMM), is set to be launched, thanks in part to researchers at the University of Sheffield.

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  • This new study, involving ACSE’s Professor Michael Balikhin has been a collaboration from 4 generations of academia.

    The new study used observations from two of the Cluster mission's four spacecraft, which flew in tight formation through Earth's bow shock, sitting just 7 kilometres apart.

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  • The UKRI Centre for Doctoral Training in Speech and Language Technologies and their Applications, hosted at the University of Sheffield, aims to become a world-leading centre for training scientists and engineers in speech and language technologies (SLT), two core areas within artificial intelligence.

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  • Fibres from old tyres can improve fire resistance of concrete

    A new way of protecting concrete from fire damage using materials recycled from old tyres has been successfully tested by researchers in our Department of Civil and Structural Engineering.

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