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  •  A natural, sustainable alternative to pesticides that targets specific pests, without harming beneficial pollinators such as honeybees, is being developed with the help of researchers from our Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, who are also part of the Institute for Sustainable Food at the University.

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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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  • Engineering academic awarded National Fellowship for outstanding impact of teaching and support

     Dr Gary Wood from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Sheffield has been awarded the prestigious National Teaching Fellowships by Advance HE for the outstanding impact of his teaching and support in UK higher education.

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  • A team of engineering students have brought the chequered flag down on the academic year after building their own single seat racing car and competing at one of the world’s most famous racing circuits.

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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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  • Dr Russell Goodall, Reader in Metallurgy in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Sheffield, was this week awarded the Sir Colin Humphreys Education Award by the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IoM3).

    This Award recognises the contribution made to enhancing students' scientific/technological literacy through the teaching or support of materials, minerals or mining topics within 11-19 learning, either in the secondary or further education sectors.

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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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  • A team of students, many of them from engineering, have launched themselves into the record books after competing in the world’s biggest competition for student rocket engineers.

    Team SunrIde, which is made up of engineering and science students from across the University, has set a new UK altitude record for high powered rockets which has since been officially verified by the UK Rocketry Association (UKRA).

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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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  • Can students clean up at soapbox race?

    A group of research students from the Faculty of Engineering and the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre have designed and crafted a soapbox racer to compete in the Scarcliffe Soapbox Derby and raise money for charity.

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