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  • Academics from our Department of Mechanical Engineering and Manchester Metropolitan University are researching padding – as currently permitted in the shoulder region of rugby apparel and breast padding for women players – on behalf of the sport’s global governing body, World Rugby, who are funding the project. The research will feed into a player-centred review of regulations by World Rugby, including how testing and specifications will be developed for kit into the future.

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  • University of Sheffield inspires budding engineers at free event

    An event aimed at encouraging inventors and makers of the future by inspiring them to think about a career in engineering is being held on Sunday 17 June. In celebration of International Women in Engineering Day 2018, the annual Engineering Imagination event will be held in Sheffield Winter Garden.

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  •  A new report demonstrating how drones can come to the rescue in natural disasters, help starving people in conflict and provide emergency medicine has been published today (7 June 2018) by one of the UK’s leading robotics experts, Professor Noel Sharkey, Emeritus Professor of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence in our Department of Computer Science.

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  • The areas of Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, and Autonomous Systems have seen a significant growth in the education sector in the UK, and globally.

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  • FlashyScience is a suite of virtual experiments which allow school students to run science and engineering experiments online, repeating them as often as they like to maximise their learning potential.

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  • Urban flooding can now be managed much more effectively, thanks to a smart Artificial Intelligence based technology called CENTAUR™. This technology, developed by a consortium including researchers from our Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, was recently awarded the ‘Most Innovative New Technology of the Year’ at the 2018 Water Industry Awards, a prestigious event that celebrates and rewards outstanding achievement and innovation in the UK water industry.

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  • Our Department of Computer Science has partnered with Silicon Valley based experts, VoiceBase, the leading provider of AI-powered speech analytics, to launch the new Centre for Speech and Language Technology. It will bring together our researchers to pioneer the future of speech recognition and speech analytics.

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  • Twelve engineering students from the University of Sheffield have qualified for the MATE International ROV Competition 2018 which will be taking place in Seattle, USA in June 2018.

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  • Athena SWAN Bronze Award for our Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering

    Congratulations to our Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering, who have been awarded an Athena SWAN Bronze Award renewal, following the bronze award obtained in 2015. This award recognises the sustained efforts and dedication of our colleagues in the department to promote progress and overcome barriers to inclusivity for staff and students.

    Categorised under: Women in Engineering and Faculty news

  • Sheffield researchers collaborate with Amazon on using AI to stop the spread of fake news

    Our researchers from the Department of Computer Science collaborated with Amazon researchers, using artificial intelligence to fact-check information online. This blog post, written by one of the research team at Amazon, discusses the project in detail and links to the large-scale fact extraction and verification dataset which the team have made publicly available. Other academics and industry researchers can use the dataset for their own research into how to stop the spread of false information online.

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  •  Technology that can predict hip fractures, computer models to help with effective treatment for heart disease patients and the development of virtual reality colonoscopies are just some of the innovative medical technologies being demonstrated at the annual Insigneo Showcase today (3 May 2018).

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  • Researchers from the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have developed an algorithm that, when paired with wearable sensors, provides more informative and effective monitoring of the way MS patients walk in real life. The improved monitoring of the way MS patients walk will help clinicians more easily assess the effectiveness of existing treatments and disease progression in MS patients.

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  • An ambitious research project involving the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, the Department of Physics and the National Epitaxy Facility at The University of Sheffield aims to develop new manufacturing techniques for advanced materials and devices and has been awarded more than £5m in funding.

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  • Inspiring young people to get up to speed with engineering

    Over 2,000 school children from across South Yorkshire have been getting hands-on with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Manufacturing) with the help of Engineering students from the University of Sheffield.

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  • Research from a leading zoologist at the Department of Animal and Plant Sciences that also involved input from our Mechanical Engineering academics has been featured in a nature documentary with Sir David Attenborough.

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