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  • Primary school children from across the UK have set a new world record for the most people playing one piano after teaming up with engineers and musicians from the University of Sheffield.

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  • A pioneering new technique that could make light-based cancer treatment more effective and safer for patients, while reducing its cost, has been developed by our engineering researchers, working in collaboration with colleagues from the Department of Oncology and Metabolism.

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  • Researchers from our Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering make a major step forward in semiconductor materials for use in low level sensing applications such as future 6G communication.

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  • Obesity and health problems caused by high sugar content in drinks can be tackled by increasing the pH level and reducing the quantity of total dissolved solids (TDS) in water, according to research from our department of Materials Science and Engineering, Innovate UK, De Montfort University and WET Global Ltd.

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  • Two leading manufacturing centres of excellence in the UK have been named as the first to install a transformative additive manufacturing technology, developed by Desktop Metal, a company committed to making metal 3D printing accessible to global manufacturers and engineers. World top 100 academic establishment the University of Sheffield, and global engineering solutions firm Weir Group, are the first UK organisations to implement the Desktop Metal Studio System, working with UK reseller and platinum partner Tri-Tech 3D.

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  • Clean Air: tackling air pollution in Sheffield

    In April this year, air pollution in Sheffield was more than double the legal limit. Researchers from our Urban Flows Observatory, along with a group of volunteers, have installed more than 250 air pollution monitors in the city with the aim of encouraging the public to change our habits, particularly around driving.

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  • Sheffield’s lost castle – which was once among the most powerful castles in the north of medieval England – has been brought to life once again and given a new home in the city thanks to a collaboration between researchers from the University of Sheffield, including our Department of Computer Science, and the National Videogame Museum.

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  • The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Greg Clark, today (Monday 8 July 2019) opened the country’s first research and development (R&D) test bed facility at the AMRC's Factory 2050 dedicated to helping UK manufacturing develop digital solutions to drive innovation and productivity in their companies.

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  • The Virtual Human enters Parliament

    At the end of June, the Insigneo Institute for in silico Medicine's CompBioMed project took a virtual heart to Parliament for Evidence Week. They were able to show Parliamentarians how computer modelling can simulate the tissues and organs of the human body and how this can contribute to the future of healthcare through personalised, predictive medicine.

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  • Funding for a new £21 million Translational Energy Research Centre at the University of Sheffield will support the UK’s transition to a low-carbon economy, delivering the cleaner growth at the heart of government’s industrial strategy.

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  • We are pooling the knowledge of world-leading experts from across our Faculty of Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) to partner in two new £33m Additive Manufacturing (AM) projects led by aerospace giant GKN Aerospace - DAM and AIRLIFT. The two Additive Manufacturing projects will focus on new technologies and Industry 4.0 processes to revolutionise product design in the aerospace industry.

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  • New research, led by Professor Kalina Bontcheva from our Department of Computer Science, revealed that tweets by Nigel Farage triggered almost six times as many abusive Twitter replies than the next most replied to MEP candidate, Gavin Esler of Change UK, in the build up to May’s European election

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  • The University of Sheffield hosted leading figures from academia and industry today (Wednesday 12 June 2019) at the official launch of its new research hub, which aims to put UK manufacturing at the forefront of the electrification revolution in aerospace, energy, high value automotive and premium consumer sectors.

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  • The Conversation: Car ownership could become a thing of the past

    Professor Martin Mayfield and Dr Giuliano Punzo from our Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, discuss the future of car ownership and public transport in this Conversation article.

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  •  The UK’s acoustics industry contributes £4.6 billion to the economy and could help solve the grand challenges set out by the government’s industrial strategy, according to academics.

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