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  • Abuse of politicians online increased substantially in the snap 2017 general election compared to the 2015 general election, according to new research led by Professor Kalina Bontcheva from our Department of Computer Science.

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  • Team SunbYte have just returned home from an exciting trip to Palestine, Texas (US) for an integration event, where they worked alongside NASA engineers in order to get permission to launch their experiment in New Mexico on 4th September 2018.

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  • Amazon today (22 August 2018) announced the Alexa Graduate Fellowship, designed to foster research and education by supporting PhD and post-doctoral students specializing in conversational AI. The University of Sheffield is among the first universities outside the US to participate in the programme.

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  • Flying High: students from our departments of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering and Mechanical Engineering took to the skies as part of an International Drone Competition.

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  • Summer school inspires engineers of the future

    Summer school inspires engineers of the future

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  • Two academics from our Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Professor Will Zimmerman and Pratik Desai, had their research project awarded highly commended at a recent international industry award ceremony.

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  • Record-breaking microscope developed using methods pioneered by Sheffield engineers

    A revolutionary microscope that has produced images in the highest resolution ever obtained has been developed by researchers using microscopic techniques pioneered by Professor John Rodenburg and Andrew Maiden in our Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering.

    It could be used to determine the atomic structure of materials that are normally damaged using existing methods

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  • Going out of this world to inspire next generation of engineers

    SELA (Sheffield Engineering Leadership Academy) and Sent Into Space, a company run by two Sheffield PhD graduates, have partnered in a bid to inspire young people into engineering by sending schoolchildren’s cards to the edge of space. After being launched into the stratosphere, the stamped cards are now back on planet earth and the schoolchildren will today (19th July) receive certificates confirming that their card has been into space, and see footage from the launch.

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  • Sheffield is one of leading universities uniting to strengthen UK aerospace sector

    It has been announced today (18th July) at the Farnborough Airshow that the University of Sheffield will be part of a national consortium to provide the global aerospace community with a centralised point of engagement to the UK’s top university aerospace research capabilities.

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  • Comment: Do drones deserve their dire reputation? Depends who is flying them

     Jonathan Aitken from our Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering, discusses the use of drones in The Conversation.

    Categorised under: Research news, Faculty news and Comment and Discussion

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  •  Two exceptionally talented engineering students have been acknowledged for their commercial contribution to a local SME as student employees.

    University of Sheffield students, Máté Lukács (Mechanical Engineering) and Dhilan Devadasan (Materials Science and Engineering), both won national ‘Student Employee of the Year’ awards - organised by the National Association of Student Employment Services (NASES) – in the ‘Commercial Impact Off Campus’ category.

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  • Professor Sheila MacNeil was awarded the Chapman Medal by the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IoM3) at their Premier Awards Dinner this week. The Medal is presented for distinguished research in the field of biomedical materials, particularly with respect to biomaterials innovation.

    Categorised under: Women in Engineering and Faculty news

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  • Leading Women in STEM: how patents protect our research

    Sheila MacNeil, Professor of Tissue Engineering in our Department of Materials Science and Engineering features in the Life Sciences Edition of FutureNorth, a pull out distributed with The Times.

    Sheila is featured as a leading woman in STEM in a case study focused on her work with HGF, intellectual property specialists. With their support, Sheila has filed patent applications worldwide to protect her technology.

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  • New £1.6m project will harness our digital manufacturing potential

    The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has awarded £11.4 million to seven projects which aim to create novel digital tools, techniques and processes that will support the translation of digital capabilities into the manufacturing sector.

    Professor Zi-Qiang Lang, from our Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering (ACSE), has been awarded a £1.6m grant to develop an innovative digital manufacturing methodology based on complex systems science in the manufacture of dynamic materials and structures.

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  • SunrIde (Sheffield University Nova Rocket Innovation Design Engineering) is the first student led rocket design team to represent the UK in the world’s largest international university competition, the Spaceport America Cup. A huge congratulations to the entire SunrIde team on their successful rocket launch out of a total of 140 teams across the world! They had an accurate altitude prediction of 99.83% (apogee of 10,017 ft), and were presented with the 'best accuracy prediction' award.

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